Soon after independence in 1975, the country of Mozambique was plunged into a protracted civil war pitting the ruling FRELIMO party against the RENAMO rebels.
RENAMO fighters will always be remembered as some of the most brutal fighters Africa has ever seen. In the later 1980s a woman refugee crossed into Mulanje district. Her story was particularly distressing.
Blantyre, Malawi, Oct. 10 (AGV) _ Malawi president Joyce Banda has sacked her entire cabinet in the wake of reports of worsening corruption in her government.
“Her Excellency Dr. Joyce Banda, President of the Republic of Malawi, in exercise of the powers conferred upon her by Section 94 (1) and Section 95 (2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, has today, 10th October, 2013, dissolved Cabinet. Following the dissolution of the Cabinet, all ministerial matters will revert to the presidency through Controlling Officers. Her Excellency the President will announce a new Cabinet in due course,” reads a brief statement signed by Presidential Press Secretary Steven Nhlane issued in the lakeshore resort district of Mangochi late Thursday evening.