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Joyce Hilda Banda

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


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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 People’s 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...


Mutharika cracks down

The Vice-President, Joyce Banda, who was sacked from the governing Democratic Progressive Party for failing to back Peter Mutharika as the DPP’s next presidential candidate, has decided to form the People’s Party...


Two horse race

His choice of Foreign Minister Joyce Banda as running mate annoys DPP heavyweights (because she's a woman and another southerner)...


New politics at last

Labour Minister Ken Lipenga, Uladi Mussa (Agriculture), Joyce Banda (Gender and Community Services) and Davis Katsonga (Foreign Affairs) are significant losses for the UDF, though the combative Information Minister, Patricia Kaliati, doesn't fit easily into any party...


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