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President of Malawi

President of the
Republic of Malawi
Mtsogoleri wa Dziko la Malawi (Chichewa)
Presidential Standard
Peter Mutharika

since 31 May 2014
Executive branch of the Malawian Government
Style His Excellency (formal)
Member of Cabinet
Seat Lilongwe
Term length Five years, renewable once consecutively
Constituting instrument Constitution of Malawi
Formation 6 July 1966
First holder Hastings Banda
Deputy Vice President of Malawi
Salary US$ 42,000 p.a.[1]
Website .mw.statehousewww
This article is part of a series on the
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The President of the Republic of Malawi is the head of state and head of government of Malawi. The president leads the executive branch of the Government of Malawi and is the commander-in-chief of the Malawian Defence Force.


  • Latest election 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Latest election

Candidate Party Votes %
Peter Mutharika Democratic Progressive Party 1,904,399 36.4
Lazarus Chakwera Malawi Congress Party 1,455,880 27.8
Joyce Banda People's Party 1,056,236 20.2
Atupele Muluzi United Democratic Front 717,224 13.7
Kamuzu Chibambo People's Transformation Party 19,360 0.4
Mark Katsonga Progressive Party Movement 15,830 0.3
John Chisi Umodzi Party 12,048 0.2
George Nnesa Tisinthe Alliance 11,042 0.2
James Nyondo National Salvation Front 10,623 0.2
Hellen Singh United Independent Party 9,668 0.2
Friday Jumbe Labour Party 8,819 0.2
Davis Katsonga Chipani cha Pfuko 7,454 0.1
Invalid/blank votes 56,675
Total 5,288,258 100
Registered voters/turnout 7,475,806 70.8
Source: Maravi Post

See also


  1. ^ Ghosh, Palash (2 October 2012). "Malawi President Cuts Her Salary By 30%, But Still Enjoys The Friendly Skies".  

External links

  • Official page of the Office of the President of Malawi
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