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[FILES] Campaigners in Malawi won an injunction on Wednesday to temporarily halt work on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the commercial capital as part of a $10 million construction deal with Delhi.

Malawi court halts ‘racist’ Mahatma Gandhi statue plan

Campaigners in Malawi won an injunction on Wednesday to temporarily halt work on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the commercial capital as part of a $10 million construction deal with Delhi.

Joyce Banda ‘is the most trusted political leader’ in Malawi

A survey has reportedly revealed that former Malawi president Joyce Banda is the "most trusted" political leader in the southern African country, despite being mired in the worst corruption scandal dubbed Cashgate.

Malawi’s Joyce Banda to seek election amid corruption allegation

Malawi’s ex-president Joyce Banda, who recently returned home after four years of self-imposed exile, on Monday said she was ready to run in next year’s presidential elections if nominated by her party.

Botswana shuts controversial pastor’s church over ‘miracle money’

Botswana has shut down the church of a controversial Malawian self-styled prophet, who claimed to walk on air.

Africa is not poor – Joyce Banda

Joyce Banda became the first female president of Malawi, second in African history, when she took office in 2012 following the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika.

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