History Of Malawi

Month: August 2018

SEMINAR ON THE OCTOBER 1967 MWANZA ‘WAR’ AS THE AFTERMATH OF THE CABINET CRISIS OF 1964: What Important Lessons to Draw for Malawi Today??

Background The Cabinet Crisis of 1964 occurred in September 1964 barely three months after Malawi attained independence on 6 July 1964. It emanated from an irreconcilable rift between the Prime Minister, Dr. Hastings Banda (later Malawi’s first President) and his cabinet ministers. Subsequently, under the umbrella of Ufulu Umodzi Malawi Party (UUMA), an armed group…