Why Joyce Banda Lost Malawi Election

Updated: Tue 10 Jun, 09:51 am

While bookmakers believed the eleven-horse race would give Banda hot competition, very few expected her to lose after just over two years in power, writes The New Times' Kenneth Agutamba. read more »

Zimbabwe's Mugabe - Sick or Partying?

Updated: Tue 8 Jul, 07:20 am

Speculation around President Robert Mugabe's health continues with reports alleging that he collapsed, while others claim he was out partying in Malawi on the weekend. read more »

Tanzania’s Military Ready in Malawi Border Dispute

Updated: Wed 8 Aug, 03:30 am 2012

The government has said it will exhaust all diplomatic channels in a border dispute with Malawi over Lake Nyasa, but the country's armed forces will be prepared to step in if diplomacy fails. read more »