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Vol 53 No 13

Published 22nd June 2012


The honeymoon’s over

If she lost her majority in Parliament, President Banda would lose control of her budget and the IMF programme, too

Acclaimed at home and abroad as a breath of fresh air when she took office on 7 April, President Joyce Banda is being severely put to the test. The President faces scheming opponents in Parliament who could yet scupper her chances of getting the all-important budget through the chamber.

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