Malawi's president attempts to prevent new elections by blocking proposed laws

18 March
Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi (photo credit: United Nations Photo/flickr)
Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi (photo credit: United Nations Photo/flickr)
Malawi’s president, Peter Mutharika, on Tuesday refused to ratify bills to pave the way to new polls after his re-election last May was annulled over irregularities. The Constitutional Court last month ordered officials to hold fresh presidential elections within 150 days, but the bills for doing so require Mutharika’s assent.
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