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Zambian President Michael Sata Has Died

“It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing on of our beloved president,” cabinet secretary Roland Msiska said on national TV. He said that Mr Sata’s wife and son were at his bedside.

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JOYCE BANDA: MALAWI’S FIRST PRESIDENT TO LOSE AN ELECTION

Peter Mutharika was declared the winner of the country’s disputed presidential election on after garnering 36.4% of the votes cast. Former preacher Lazarus Chakwera was in second place with 28%. Mrs Banda came third with 20% of the vote.

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RANT OF THE WEEK: DIPLOMACY COSTS LIVES

All the while diplomats and their entourages are meeting to talk about talks and ‘explore’ ways to end the conflict without more violence and bloodshed. It’s a pity they aren’t keeping score of what has been going on already!