"There was teargas flying around but my security people came and we proceeded out without incident." -US ambassador
3,000 Malawian opposition supporters marched through the capital Lilongwe on Tuesday to protest alleged fraud in elections.
Malawi's President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday urged opposition parties to accept the outcome of the just concluded election.
The vote count was released after a court battle over alleged malpractices
Opposition parties complained that figures on many sheets were altered using correction fluid.
Mutharika has 40.49 per cent of the vote while opposition leader, Lazarus Chakwera had 35.44 per cent
As Malawi general elections began today, observers say the presidency is a close race between the top three candidates: Incumbent, Peter Mutharika, his deputy, Saulos Chilima...
President Mutharika faces his deputy Saulos Chilima and former ruling party's Lazarus Chikwera
Incumbent president, Mutharika faces opposition from his own VP Saulos Chilima and former baptist preacher, Lazarus Chakwera.
The elections, from candidates, campaigns to casting votes - Malawi Decides.