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Vol 47 No 8

Published 14th April 2006


New politics at last

Parliament has reconvened with another set of politicians ready for a fresh start

A new political order may emerge as parliament reassembles for a new four-week term. Amid last year's chaos, President Bingu wa Mutharika's nervous government suspended parliamentary sittings for seven months (AC Vol 47 No 5). The parties have realigned and younger politicians are waiting to take over from the old guard which has dominated politics since the demise of Hastings Kamuzu Banda in 1997.

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