Malawi opposition supporters celebrate after court annuls presidential vote
07 February 2020 | 5:52 am
Malawi's main opposition party members took to the streets to celebrate on Tuesday (February 4) following the country's Constitutional Court ruling to annul the May 2019 presidential vote.
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