Malawian Strikers Threaten to Close Airport


Striking civil servants have threatened to shut down the main international airport as part of their week-long public sector strike.

The strike has increased pressure on President Joyce Banda (File Photo)

  • Malawi:  IMF Reaches Agreement With Malawi on Extended Credit Facility Second Review

    International Monetary Fund, 19 February 2013

    A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Tsidi Tsikata, visited Lilongwe during February 5-19, 2013, for discussions on the second review of Malawi's Extended... read more »

  • Malawi:  Rising Food Prices Test Banda

    ThinkAfricaPress, 28 September 2012

    The peaceful transition of presidential power in April from Bingu wa Mutharika to Joyce Banda highlighted the respect for democratic culture and constitutional order held by... read more »

  • Malawi:  Judicial Strike Shuts Down Courts

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 9 January 2012

    Malawi's courts ground to a halt Monday as some 2,000 judicial workers began an indefinite strike over work conditions and higher pay, organisers said.read more »

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