Malawi summons South African ambassador after Zuma gaffe

Jacob ZumaBlantyre, Malawi, Oct. 23 (AFRICAGVILLAGE) _ South African High Commissioner to Malawi Cassandra Mbuyane-Mokone was summoned in the capital, Lilongwe, Thursday by Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Ephraim Mganda Chiume to explain President Jacob Zuma’s ‘disparaging remarks’ against the southern African country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed.

“Her Excellency Mbuyane-Mokone explained to the Hon. Minister that President Zuma was quoted out of context,” she said. “As far as we are concerned the issue is resolved, it’s now water under the bridge. Malawi and South Africa enjoy good relations.” 

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