History Of Malawi

Month: June 2018

TODAY IN THE HISTORY OF MALAWI: The 29-30 June 1983 Parliamentary Elections Amidst the ‘Mwanza Four’ Assassinations.

For two days from 29th June 1983, one-party parliamentary elections were conducted in Malawi barely a month after the three cabinet ministers namely: Hon. Dick Matenje, Hon. Twaibu Sangala, Hon. Aaron Gadama and a Member of Parliament Hon. David Chiwanga otherwise known as the “Mwanza Four,” were assassinated. The Parliament had been officially dissolved at…