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Malawi's Banda concedes defeat in presidential election

31 May 2014, 15:39

Blantrye - Malawian President Joyce Banda congratulated her arch-rival Peter Mutharika on Saturday after conceding defeat in the country's presidential election, following her challenge to the result.

Banda congratulated Mutharika for his "victory in a closely contested election" and said she was "leaving office a happy person," according to a statement.



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