Malawian government stays silent on president's reported death
Top story: Citing anonymous medical and government sources, both the BBC and Reuters are reporting that Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika has died after suffering a heart attack. But the government has not confirmed the reports, only saying that the 78-year-old leader was taken to South Africa for medical treatment.
Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika has died after a heart attack, doctors who treated him said Friday, as the troubled and impoverished southern African nation awaited official word of Mutharika's death and who would succeed him. Read Post
Malawians have welcomed the news that Vice President Joyce Banda will take the office of president, becoming the second current female head of state in any African nation, after the sudden death of President Bingu wa Mutharika. The ... Read Post