1 of 6 After the ruling party candidate was officially declared the victor of last week's election in Malawi, hundreds of opposition supporters went on the rampage.
2 of 6 They destroyed the offices of the United Democratic Front in Ndirande, near the largest city, Blantyre. They continued to clash with the police as the UDF's Bingu wa Mutharika was sworn in on Monday.
3 of 6 They blocked roads to some of Blantyre's townships with burning barricades and boulders. Veteran opposition politician Gwanda Chakuamba said that he had won the poll.
4 of 6 The police fired tear gas and both rubber and live bullets at the protestors and made several arrests.
5 of 6 Some of the protestors vented their anger on a poster of Mr Mutharika...
6 of 6 ... Others took the opportunity to steal items of value.