Malawi: Junior civil servant who nicked US$70m in ‘cashgate’ gets 9 years

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Blantyre, Malawi (PANA) – Victor Sithole, the Malawi Government Accounts Assistant, who became the second convict in ‘cashgate – the systematic plunder of millions of dollars of government money, was sentenced last week to nine years imprisonment with hard labour … Read More

Malawi: Mutharika sworn in as President, as Banda concedes

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Blantyre, Malawi (PANA) – Africa’s second female President Joyce Banda, smarting from a crushing defeat at the hands of her predecessor’s younger brother, grudgingly conceded defeat Saturday after failing to nullify the electoral process. On the same day, Peter Mutharika … Read More

Malawi: Malawi Pres. comes under attack in opponent territoryMalawi: Malawi Pres. comes under attack in opponent territory

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Blantyre, Malawi (PANA) – Malawi President Joyce Banda’s convoy came under attack Sunday when she took her re-election campaign to her main challenger’s area. Banda was in Goliati village in the tea-growing district of Thyolo where Peter Mutharika, presidential candidate … Read More

SADC summits ends, urges West to end sanctions on Zimbabwe

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Joyce Banda – Photo: south world By PANA Blantyre, Malawi – Leaders attending the annual Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit in the Malawi capital, Lilongwe, Sunday called for the lifting of sanctions against Zimbabwe. In a communiqué at the … Read More