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Malawian president to repeal gay laws
Joyce Banda says laws criminalising homosexuality may be scrapped in what is seen as attempt to appease Western donors.
Last updated: 18 May 2012 20:31 GMT
Malawi devalues currency by a third
Decision expected to help southern African nation overcome shortage of foreign currency needed to import fuel.
Last updated: 08 May 2012 14:11 GMT
Malawi's Banda under pressure to fix economy
People expect new president to create jobs and attract foreign investment.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2012 16:57 GMT
Joyce Banda sworn in as president of Malawi
Former vice-president takes over as leader, following the death in office of President Bingu wa Mutharika two days ago.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2012 04:24 GMT
Profile: Joyce Banda
Banda was ousted from ruling party but retained her position as VP of Malawi, making her leader after president's death.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2012 04:12 GMT
Malawi announces president's death
No official word yet on successor as state radio confirms Bingu wa Mutharika's passing, after reported heart attack.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2012 10:33 GMT
Malawi president 'dead after heart attack'
Medical sources say Bingu wa Mutharika suffered fatal heart attack, though 78-year-old's death not officially announced.
Last updated: 06 Apr 2012 17:44 GMT
Malawi president blames donors for unrest
Bingu wa Mutharika asks supporters to "step in and defend" him as he struggles with aid freeze and opposition pressure.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2012 18:16 GMT
The search for justice after Malawi killings
Recent protests across Malawi saw 19 people killed, but the government has blamed the victims for their deaths.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2011 14:04 GMT
Malawi president given ultimatum
Leaders of anti-government protests say Bingu wa Mutharika has until August 16 to address their grievances.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2011 04:06 GMT
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