Joyce Banda - updates

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Malawi's ex-president Banda returns after 4-year exile

Apr 28, 2018 - 7:02 PM

A police spokesman declines to say if Banda would be arrested over corruption allegations, though he confirms that a warrant issued last July remains valid

JOYCE BANDA. In this file photo, former President of Malawi Joyce Banda attends the 2016 Concordia Summit in New York City on September 20, 2016. Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit/AFP

Cheerful Madonna shrugs off controversy in Malawi

Jul 11, 2016 - 11:54 AM

Madonna speaks of her charitable plans in Malawi as it is the first time in nearly 2 years that she has visited the country where she has at times been embroiled in controversy after her adoption of David Banda and Mercy James

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Chaotic Malawi election sparks legal battle

May 26, 2014 - 10:52 PM

Amid reports of irregularities the electoral commission the country s incumbent president and opposition parties are embroiled in lawsuits and counter suits over the count

Malawi to recount ballots amid claims of vote fraud

May 25, 2014 - 9:33 PM

The recount could start this week after an implementation plan was thrashed out with political parties

President claims 'serious irregularities' in Malawi vote

May 23, 2014 - 11:38 AM

Malawi s President Joyce Banda is calling for a manual audit of the vote following allegations of ballot tampering and the collapse of the computerized voter counting system

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African leaders meet to discuss DR Congo crisis

Nov 05, 2013 - 8:13 AM

African leaders go into talks to discuss the possibility of reinforcing a UN special brigade deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Banda praised for Malawi's transition, but bumpy road ahead

Apr 08, 2012 - 10:56 PM

Malawi s new President Joyce Banda wins praise for keeping a young democracy on track but southern Africa s first woman leader must now put the brakes on an economic and diplomatic nosedive