Malawian vote counting to continue as court overrules president.
elections and ordered the vote count to continue.
The electoral commission and the Malawi Law Society turned to the
court after Banda announced new elections would be conducted within
90 days because of widespread irregularities in Tuesday's poll, dpa reported.
The president, who was trailing behind two other candidates, also
said she would not contest the new elections.
The court decision means Tuesday's elections will be valid unless
Banda obtains a court injunction nullifying them.
Banda said earlier Saturday she was using presidential powers "in the
interest of the nation" to stop the vote count.
19:59 LOCAL TIME 16:59 GMT
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|Date:||May 24, 2014|
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