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Joyce Hilda Banda

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


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One year on – unrealistic expectations remain unfulfilled

Mediators hoped the talks would gain impetus from a meeting at the Sheraton Hotel Addis Ababa between Salva Kiir and Sudanese President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir during the AU Summit (which had been transferred at the last minute from Malawi after President Joyce Banda announced that she would have to enforce the International Criminal Court’s arrest warrant for Field Marshal Omer if he attended)...


A coarse debut

Malawi’s new President Joyce Banda and Foreign Minister Ephraim Mganda Chiume were labelled ‘amateurs’ for refusing to host Sudan’s President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir at the African Union’s July gathering...


The honeymoon’s over

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...


Rockets and meetings

The new Malawian President Joyce Banda has refused to invite Lieutenant Gen...


Sata’s health and other scares

Malawi’s new President Joyce Banda is a close ally of Sata’s and relations between the two countries are bound to improve...


A long-distance run for Banda

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...


Three days in April

Then the Foreign Minister Peter Mutharika along with senior members of the then governing Democratic Progressive Party decided to buy time to subvert Vice-President Joyce Banda's succession by flying the body to South Africa claiming that the dead President was receiving further treatment...


New leader, new broom

Joyce Banda accepting promotion from Vice-President to President on the death of Bingu wa Mutharika inaugurated her rule on 9 April by sacking the police chief Peter Mukhito...

On 7 April Joyce Banda announced her predecessor’s demise...


How Mutharika went wrong

Members of parliament defected en masse to it much as they have now to Joyce Banda’s People’s Party...


Trader beware!

After protests by a group of local merchants in Karoga Malawi President Joyce Banda's government introduced a ban on foreign traders in smaller non-urban areas on 31 July...


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