Protest Over International Pariah Bashir’s Inclusion Despite Darfur and South Sudan Violence Leads Malawi’s Female President to Cancel the Summit
Malawi cancels AU summit hosting over Bashir invite
Malawi said Friday it will not host the African Union summit in July because the bloc insisted on inviting Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on international war crimes charges. “After considering the interests of Malawians, I want to inform Malawians that the cabinet met today and decided.
Malawi president to sell off controversial jet
Malawian President Joyce Banda on Friday said her cash-strapped government will sell the presidential jet controversially bought by her predecessor. Banda announced the decision to sell the $13.3-million (11-million-euro) aircraft was “in line with my vision for economic recovery and also to demonstrate our resolve”.