Joyce Banda

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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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May 31st, 2014
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Malawi’s Mutharika wins presidential election Democratic Progressive Party’s leader garners 36.4 percent of vote defeating incumbent president in disputed election. Last updated: 31 May 2014 02:46 Peter Mutharika, the leader of the Democratic Progressive Party and brother of Malawi’s former leader, h...
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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 ...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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by Mabvuto Banda, Inter Press Service Malawi’s President Joyce Banda has vowed to get to the bottom of a corruption scandal where more than 100 million dollars were suspected to have been looted from the government since 2006. She is currently campaigning ahead of the country’s May tripartite electio...
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Jul 9th, 2013
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By M.B.O Owolowo Philanthropy can be defined as the altruistic concern for human beings, as manifested by donations of money, property, or work to needy persons or to institutions advancing human welfare. Based on the above definition of philanthropy, how many notable philanthropists can we easily id...
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Jun 3rd, 2013
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by Christopher Rutledge AS THE leaders of Africa gathered 50 years after the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), Africans went about their daily struggle to put food on the table. I was starkly reminded of the widening gap between Africa’s political and economic elites and the people...
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Apr 11th, 2013
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IndepthAfrica – The President of Malawi has given Madonna an astonishing verbal slap down in which she accuses the pop star of coming close to ‘blackmailing’ the impoverished African country. A statement issued today in the name of Malawi’s President Joyce Banda accuses the ‘u...
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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by Simon Barber, AS CHINA’s President Xi Jinping was noninterferingly signing deals in Africa last week on his first overseas foray as head of state, his American counterpart, Barack Obama, had four African leaders around to the White House for a pat on the back and a quiet chat about democracy, gove...
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Mar 28th, 2013
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Today President Obama welcomed President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Joyce Banda of Malawi, and Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves of Cape Verde to the White House. The United States has strong partnerships with these countries based on shared de...
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Mar 12th, 2013
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Malawi: Malawi police on Monday arrested 11 people, including the former president’s brother and a serving minister, for an alleged coup plot, sparking violent protests. The group is accused of trying to prevent then vice president Joyce Banda from assuming power last year, after the death of preside...