Malawi Govt Announces Arrest Warrant for Ex-President Joyce Banda

The government of Malawi has issued a press statement announcing a "warrant of arrest" against a former president, Joyce Banda. She served as president from 2012 to 2014, when she was defeated by the incumbent. Peter Mutharika. Banda also received a letter warning her to "refrain from commenting in the media".These actions came after Mutharika declared Banda was "free to come back". Banda has just completed a year-long distinguished fellowship at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC.

Arrest warrant and 'secrecy' letter sent to former President Joyce Banda by the current Malawi government.


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