An enormous exodus in the former governing Peoples Party (PP) rages on, with most key figures leaving the Party to join other political parties after a leadership crisis. Many blame the exodus to her long self-imposed exile that happened as soon as she lost the elections in 2014 and migrated to South Africa where she has lived since then. Just over the weekend the PP’s former cabinet minister Halima Daudi, defected to the main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP).Read More
BLANTYRE(MaraPost)_ Kamuzu Palace, the official home of Malawi president Joyce Banda, says according to twitter analytics tool, Tweetreach, tweets which contained the hashtag #joycebanda alone gained over 1,649,702 impressions or opportunities to see during Banda’s speech at former South African president Nelson Mandela’s state funeral on Saturday in Qunu.
More than 2 million people were directly involved in the conversation about Banda, according to Nhlane, and there would have been many other people who would have shared it.
The hashtag #joycebanda also trended on Twitter during her speech.Read More