Malawi's New President to Mend Donor Relations

President Joyce Banda says she will focus on winning over foreign donors who pulled out of the country over late president Bingu wa Mutharika's 'attacks' on democracy.
Photo: IRIN

Hundreds of people queue for a monthly ration of maize-meal in Malawi.

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