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Joyce Hilda Banda

Date of Birth: 12/04/1950
Place of Birth: Malemia, Nyasaland


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For sale: one used war machine

The non-profit amaBhungane centre for investigate journalism published an unflattering profile on 18 September alleging he provided favours to Congo-Brazzaville's President Denis Sassou-Nguesso and Malawi's President Joyce Banda as reported in Africa Confidential (AC Vol 55 No 3 Banda and the jets)...


A shaky start for the new broom

The new labour minister Ken Kandodo who served as finance minister under President Bingu wa Mutharika and as defence minister under President Joyce Banda is a grand nephew of MCP founder and the country's first president Hastings Kamuzu Banda...


Lazarus rising

Mutharika and his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) claimed the elections were rigged but most Malawians celebrated the win by the Tonse Alliance of Chakwera's Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Chilima's United Transformation Movement (UTM) ex-President Joyce Banda's People's Party (PP) her former deputy Khumbo Kachali's Freedom Party and five smaller parties...

Joyce Banda's son Roy Kachale who is the PP's Vice-President is also said to believe he is in line for a senior post...

Former Vice-President Khumbo Kachali is said not be seeking a cabinet appointment while those who are eyeing a senior job include Tonse Alliance member-party leaders such as Alliance for Democracy President Enock Chihana who was in Joyce Banda's cabinet billionaire businessman and People's Progressive Movement leader Mark Katsonga Phiri former presidential candidate for Umodzi Party John Chisi and Peoples Transformation Party (Petra) president Kamuzu Chibambo...

He becomes the third president to lose office at the polls after founding President Hastings Banda in 1994 and Joyce Banda in 2014...

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Poll in a plague year

Ex-President Joyce Banda's People's Party which backed Chakwera at the last election and Banda's former deputy Khumbo Kachali's Freedom Party would each take 10% of the jobs if they win these sources say...


Mutharika’s narrow win

Ex-President Joyce Banda's People's Party collapsed from 26 seats to 5 while the United Democratic Front (UDF) shed four seats it won in 2014 leaving it with 10...

Atupele Muluzi whose father Bakili was Malawi's first democratically elected president lost the seat he had held for 15 years while Joyce Banda's son Roy Kachale lost the Zomba Malosa seat his mother held before she became Vice-President to President Bingu wa Mutharika in 2009...


Campaign plumbs the depths

Ex-President Joyce Banda's People's Party officials have also been claiming that the Mutharika-Chilima DPP ticket to which they lost in 2014 also interfered with the mobile networks back then...

An increasing number of reports have suggested that ex-President Joyce Banda may face trial over her alleged role in the scandal and separate accusations concerning the disposal of the presidential business jet originally purchased by her predecessor President Bingu wa Mutharika...


Fighting withdrawal

Former President Joyce Banda has withdrawn from the presidential race and she may have effectively taken President Peter Mutharika out of the contest too...


War of the running mates

Mutharika one minister told Africa Confidential could suffer the fate of Joyce Banda who failed to retain office in the 2014 presidential election at least in part because she picked an unknown as running mate...


Mutharika’s uphill battle

After serving as a senior minister in UDF DPP and People's Party (PP) governments Mia quit politics in 2014 after then President Joyce Banda denied him the opportunity of being her running mate (AC Vol 55 No 3 Scandals to dominate polls)...


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