Joyce Banda is President of Malawi

From Africa is a Country Mon Apr 9 2012, 10:40:10

In her first order of business since being inaugurated as Malawi's new president on Saturday, Joyce Banda fired the country's top policeman. No reason was given for the firing, but the BBC reports that the police chief, Peter Mukhito, was in charge last year during anti-government protests over the worsening economy. Mukhito had personally questioned [...]

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