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Incumbent Banda Faces Stiff Challenges in Malawi Poll

Voters are casting ballots for president in Malawi, where incumbent leader Joyce Banda is facing stiff challenges in the first democratic test of her rule. President Banda rose to power two years ago when her predecessor, Bingu wa Mutharika, suddenly died in office. At the time, she was serving as vice president. She is facing 11 challengers in her bid to win a new term. Her main challengers include Mutharika's brother, Peter, former cleric Lazarus Chakwera, and Atupele Muluzi,...

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