Date of Birth: 12 April 1950
Birth Place: Malemia, Malawi
Political Party: People's Party
Arrival in Power: 7 April 2012
Joyce Banda was born in Malemia, Malawi, in 1950. She is the current President of Malawi. She studied at Columbus University. She served as Malawi's Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2009 and as Vice-President from 2009 to 2012 When Malawi's president Bingu wa Mutharika died following an heart attack Banda assumed the role of President of Malawi.
Updated on: May 9, 2012
Date of Birth: 24 February 1934
Birth Place: Thyolo, Malawi
Political Party: Democratic Progressive Party
Arrival in Power: 24 May 2004
Religion: Roman Catholic
Bingu wa Mutharika was born in Thyolo, Malawi, in 1934. He is the current President of Malawi. He studied economics at the University of Delhi. He ran in the 1999 presidential elections, but lost, he ran again in 2004 and this time was successful. He was re-elected in 2009.
Updated on: December 23, 2011