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Africa News reported "Malawi's Joyce Banda quits presidential race " on Friday

[] Banda’s quest for a coalition Six weeks ago, Banda and Vice President Saulos Chilima said they had formed a four-party alliance in a bid to take on President Peter Mutharika in the May vote At the time, she was serving as vice president with his death propelling her into the top office where she served until May 2014 In a joint statement, the two parties said they had begun talks in 2015, a year after Banda lost the presidency, partly as a result of a huge multimillion-dollar corruption case known as the "Cashgate

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Malawi's Joyce Banda quits presidential race Banda’s quest for a coalition Six weeks ago, Banda and Vice President Saulos Chilima said they had formed a four-party alliance in a bid to take on President Peter Mutharika in the May vote At the time, she was serving as vice president with his death propelling her into the top office where she served until May 2014

Ex-president Banda pulls out of Malawi presidential race As such we all have to set aside individual aspirations and embrace the greater and common good Chakwera scored just under 1.5 million votes in that election, which Mutharika won with 1.9 million votes Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles