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Vol 53 No 10

Published 11th May 2012


Malawi

A long-distance run for Banda

The new President is trying to correct her predecessor’s blunders and persuade the people to face tough times ahead

President Joyce Banda has formed an inclusive government, appointing former enemies as well as allies in an effort to maintain a united front on economic problems. ‘The economy is a mess,’ she told her new cabinet when she swore it in on 30 April: ‘I’m running, please run with me.’

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