Battle ends as Lazarus Chakwera declared President-elect beating Peter Mutharika in Malawi

Battle Malawi elections

Battle ends. Malawi elections 2020 gets results. Opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera declared the winner of Malawi presidential election re-run with 58.57 per cent of the votes defeating his opponent the incumbent Peter Mutharika.

Following the official result on Saturday, Mr Chakwera said his victory was “a win for democracy and justice,” saying in a television press “My heart is bubbling with joy.”

His supporters got to the streets of the Malawian capital, Lilongwe, sounding car horns and letting off fireworks for his win.

Mr Chakwera is expected to be sworn in on Sunday.

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