Malawi's High Court orders recount of some ballots

Malawi polls opened on 21 May after a closely-fought election campaign.

Malawi polls opened on 21 May after a closely-fought election campaign.

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JOHANNESBURG - Malawi's High Court has ordered a recount of some ballots in the country's elections.

The electoral board is also being blocked from releasing any results.

The opposition, Malawi Congress Party, filed a complaint that there had been tampering with the votes.

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Ballots in 10 districts, including the commercial hub, Blantyre, will now be recounted. 

It says results will be released after a thorough investigation has been done

Malawians voted for a President, Parliament and Ward Councillors on the twenty first of May.

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