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Malawi's president pushes for re-election

Joyce Banda hopes to return to office after Tuesday's vote, but a corruption scandal could harm her chances.

Last updated: 17 May 2014 20:11
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Joyce Banda, Malawi's president, has held her last rally ahead of Tuesday’s general election.

Banda campaigned hard for a return to office, but a corruption scandal could hurt her chances of getting re-elected.

The scandal involves millions of dollars of state funds being stolen under her watch.

Banda is one of only two female presidents in Africa.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Zomba in Southern Malawi.

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