Blantyre: Despite the country’s authorities insisting that warrant of arrest for the former head of state Joyce Banda is still valid, this week saw the iron lady returning to her home after four years in exile.
Malawi’s former President Joyce Banda returned home on Saturday after four years of self imposed exile where she returned from South Africa in Johannesburg.
Despite facing the threat of arrest over corruption allegations, Banda only second woman to lead the country in Africa arrived in Blantyre on Saturday with hundreds of her fans waiting to greet her.
Joyce Banda was disposed of by Peter Wa Mutharika who is also a younger brother of the late Malawian leader Bingu Wa Mutharika who died in April 2012.
Malawi has been hit with reports of corruption, maladministration and rated one of the impoverished countries as people are living below an expected standard according to World Health Organization.
The case against Banda includes corruption that involves millions of Dollars alleged to have been stolen during her reign as the country’s president.
The country has experienced unrest recently alleging that the current government led by Bingu Wa Mutharika is corrupt and people are suffering.