Malawian ex-leader Joyce Banda 'readying for 2019 election'

2016-10-09 13:07

Exiled Malawian former president Joyce Banda is reportedly preparing to come back to the southern African country in preparation for the 2019 elections.

I survived 5 assassination attempts, Malawi leader claims

2016-08-29 16:49

Malawi leader Peter Mutharika has said the culture of hatred resulted in him being hunted like a criminal at the time he was campaigning for the presidency.

Madonna vows support for Malawi hospital

2016-07-11 10:38

International pop star Madonna has pledged to continue supporting the construction of a children’s wing at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital.

Former Malawi president Joyce Banda's 'life in danger' – aide

2016-04-12 12:10

An aide of former Malawian president Joyce Banda has expressed concern over the former leader's safety after criminals broke into her private residence and tampered with documents, a report says.

2 top army officers held in Malawi's corruption probe

2015-05-13 12:47

Police in Malawi have arrested two former military officers in a corruption probe.

Malawian with $250 000 in boot, gets 9yrs'

2014-11-04 21:15

A civil servant in Malawi who stashed more than a quarter of a million dollars in the boot of his car, has been sentenced to nine years in jail.

First conviction in Malawi's 'Cashgate' scandal

2014-08-30 07:45

A Malawi court has made the first conviction of a senior official in the so-called 'Cashgate' scandal that has led to the suspension of foreign aid and helped push a government from power.

Malawi corruption suspect faces charges

2014-07-24 17:28

The chief suspect in a government corruption scandal that has rocked the southern African nation of Malawi faces charges of fraud and money laundering.

Malawi seeks economic freedom

2014-07-07 08:24

As Malawi marked 50 years of freedom from colonial rule, President Peter Mutharika has acknowledged that the country's biggest enemy is poverty.

Malawi president sacks army chief

2014-06-25 10:57

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has fired the country's army chief, General Henry Odillo, his office said Wednesday.


Joyce Banda wanted to kill me, says Malawi's Mutharika

2016-09-25 13:00

Malawian leader Peter Mutharika has reportedly claimed that former president Joyce Banda and her People's Party government wanted to kill him during the time when he was in the opposition.

WATCH: Joyce Banda speaks on why women shy away from politics

2016-08-17 14:36

Former Malawian President Joyce Banda has claimed that women shy away from entering into politics due to smear campaigns against them.

Mutharika can't travel economy class, Malawi minister insists

2016-06-30 15:05

Malawian Finance Minister Goodall Gondwe has insisted that President Peter Mutharika cannot travel economy class, despite a motion that prevents government officials from flying in business class, a report says.

Mutharika slammed over ill-treatment of Joyce Banda

2016-02-15 15:56

Malawi's former ruling Peoples Party has slammed President Peter Mutharika over his alleged ill-treatment of the country's former leader Joyce Banda.

Africa's biggest news stories in 2014

2014-12-30 11:42

In 2014 Africa saw the Ebola outbreak, a number of presidential elections, and Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe sacked his vice president. See our review of the continent's biggest news events.

Malawi cancels arms deal with SA firm

2014-09-06 13:18

Malawi's new government has cancelled a $145m arms deal with South Africa's Paramount Group, Malawi's finance minister, Goodall Gondwe says.

SA ready for woman president - NFP

2014-08-09 21:04

South Africa is ready to have a female president, National Freedom Party (NFP) says.

Arson possible in ballot box fire, Malawi says

2014-07-18 10:07

Malawi's electoral commission says arson can’t be ruled out in a warehouse fire that destroyed ballot boxes containing votes from a disputed election just days after a court ordered a recount.

Malawi leader pardons 403 prisoners

2014-07-06 09:41

Malawi's new President Peter Mutharika has pardoned 403 prisoners ahead of celebrations to mark 50 years since the country gained independence from Britain.

Malawi's president completes cabinet

2014-06-23 10:12

Malawi's president Peter Mutharika has completed naming his 20-member cabinet, bringing in a prominent opposition leader more than a month after chaotic elections that brought him to office.

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