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Malawi opposition leader sworn in as president

Lazarus Chakwera won the rerun of the presidential election with just less than 59 percent of the vote, marking a landmark result in African politics.

Malawi’s opposition leader has been sworn in as president, marking a landmark result in African politics.

Lazarus Chakwera won the rerun of the presidential election with just less than 59 percent of the vote.

But the new leader faces many challenges.

Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports.