Malawi Congress Party

By benim
In Article
Nov 8th, 2012
0 Comments
47 Views
By Hannah Gibson, Africa Research Institute In 1966, two years after gaining independence from Britain, Malawi was declared a republic. For the next 28 years Hastings Banda led the country, and the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) was the sole legally recognised party. The authoritarian regime passed nume...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
May 10th, 2012
0 Comments
25 Views
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 benim
In East Africa
Jul 16th, 2011
0 Comments
28 Views
Lilongwe – Malawian opposition on Friday blamed President Bingu wa Mutharika’s “sheer arrogance” for Britain’s decision to suspend budgetary aid to the poor southern African nation. “The President had displayed sheer arrogance by fighting the British who are our major do...