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Malawi says arson possible in ballot box fire
Malawi says arson possible in ballot box fire

Malawi's electoral commission has said arson cannot be ruled out in a warehouse fire that destroyed ballot boxes containing votes from a disputed election just days after a court ordered a recount.

Malawi says arson possible in ballot box fire
Malawi's president seeks 'new friends' in China, Russia
Malawi's president seeks 'new friends' in China, Russia

Malawi, traditionally dependent on Western aid donors, will look for "new friends" in countries such as China and Russia, newly elected President Peter Mutharika said at his inauguration.

Malawi's president seeks 'new friends' in China, Russia
Madonna. ©Reuters/Carlo Allegri
Madonna criticises Malawi president amid vote chaos

Pop diva Madonna has weighed in on Malawi's chaotic election, criticising embattled President Joyce Banda, who has tried to nullify the vote amid allegations of irregularities.

Madonna criticises Malawi president amid vote chaos
Malawi launches stinging attack on Madonna
Malawi launches stinging attack on Madonna

Malawi has launched a stinging attack on US pop icon Madonna, accusing her of expecting "gratitude" and VIP treatment during a visit last week to her charity work in the southern African country.

Malawi launches stinging attack on Madonna
Madonna. ©REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
Madonna quietly jets into Malawi with adopted children

American pop queen Madonna discreetly flew into Malawi on Monday with her adopted children from the southern African nation.

Madonna quietly jets into Malawi with adopted children
Malawi's Banda assures IMF of economic reforms
Malawi's Banda assures IMF of economic reforms

Malawi's President Joyce Banda has assured visiting IMF managing director Christine Lagarde that the impoverished southern African country will not backtrack on reforms to help the economy recover.

Malawi's Banda assures IMF of economic reforms
Clinton arrives in S.Africa for meeting with Mandela
Clinton arrives in S.Africa for meeting with Mandela

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to meet with South Africa's anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela on Monday, the State Department said, hours after her arrival on the latest leg of her Africa tour.

Clinton arrives in S.Africa for meeting with Mandela

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