Bakili Muluzi

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Jul 3rd, 2014
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Malawi’s President Joyce Banda casts her vote for Malawi’s tripartite elections at Malemia School Polling centre, in her the home village on May 20, 2014. – AFP Harvey C. Chidoba Banda Correspondent On July 6 2014, Malawi clocks 50 years since the attainment of independence from former colonial maste...
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Apr 24th, 2014
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– By Frank Jomo On May 20th this year, the southern African nation of Malawi will go to the polls to elect a president, members of parliament and local government representatives. The forthcoming elections will be the tightest since the introduction of multiparty democracy in 1994 as 12 presidential ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Malawi
Nov 13th, 2012
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Blantyre, Malawi – The son of Malawi’s ex-president Bakili Muluzi on Monday resigned as as economic planning minister after President Joyce Banda said he did not have what it takes to run for the highest office. “It is with enormous regret that I … resign from the post of minister o...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2012
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by BENSON JACKSON TEKI Joyce Banda VIEWPOINT “Running affairs of the state is serious business.’’ – Bakili Muluzi, Malawi’s Head of State from 1994 -2004 Her Excellency the President, let me begin by bringing your attention to the fact that throughout civilization, people have vested their trust in t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 6th, 2012
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Malawi’s President Joyce Banda on Friday released 377 prisoners to mark 48 years of independence from Britain, but left child rapists to “die” behind bars. Most of the inmates released had “served at least half of their prison sentences with good behaviour and were not convict...
By IndepthAfrica
In Lesotho
May 26th, 2012
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Voters in the highland African kingdom of Lesotho went to the polls on Saturday in a wide-open election that analysts say could end without a clear result, as happened in 1998 when South Africa had to send in troops to quell unrest. The capital Maseru was quiet, with shops closed, as voters queued up...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 10th, 2012
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Steve Sharra Twenty years ago on March 8, 1992, Malawi’s Catholic bishops authored a pastoral letter which triggered a political revolution that removed the Malawi Congress Party, and president-for-life Ngwazi Dr. H. Kamuzu Banda, from power. They had ruled Malawi as a one-party state for thirty year...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2012
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Blantyre – Former Malawi president Bakili Muluzi is seeking compensation from the government after he was accused four years ago of plotting a coup against his successor, his lawyer on said Thursday. Muluzi has accused the government of defamation and false arrest and imprisonment over the plot...
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Dec 30th, 2011
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Lusaka – Zambian president Michael Sata said on Friday he had decided to reconcile with eastern neighbour Malawi after a diplomatic row over his 2007 deportation from that country when he was an opposition leader. Sata, who took over as president of Africa’s biggest copper producer after ...
By benim
In Facts about Africa
Oct 22nd, 2010
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Malawi, a largely agricultural country, is making efforts to overcome decades of underdevelopment and the more recent impact of a growing HIV-Aids problem. For the first 30 years of independence it was run by the authoritarian and quixotic President Hastings Kamuzu Banda, but democratic institutions ...