Opposition candidate Peter Mutharika has been declared the winner of Malawi’s disputed presidential election.
The leader of the Democratic Progressive Party obtained 36.4% of the vote, the electoral commission announced. Below are the figures
1,904,399 votes (36.4%) Peter Mutharika of DPP
1,455,880 votes (27.8%) Lazarus Chakwera of MCP
1,056,236 votes (20.2%) Joyce Banda of PP
13.7% Atupele Muluzi of UDF
A protester died earlier after police dispersed an angry crowd demanding a recount of last week’s ballot.
Outgoing president Joyce Banda has alleged the vote was rigged.