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.
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
Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika, once hailed as a positive steward for the southern African country, has died after a heart attack, government officials said Friday. Mutharika was 78. His body was flown to South Africa, the of... Read Post