Ex- African leaders to hold peace summit: Malawi’s JB expected to attend

Eight former African presidents are expected to take part in a four-day regional conference on global peace leadership scheduled for Zanzibar later this month, according to a report in Tanzania’s IPP Media.

Former Malawi leader Joyce Banda

Former Malawi leader Joyce Banda

The conference is expected to chart strategies aimed at reducing conflict, build social cohesion and promote ethical governance through moral and innovative leadership.

Scheduled to begin on July 21, the conference will be hosted by Zanzibar President Dr Ali Mohamed Shein and also attended by top government, religious and business leaders and other influential public figures.

According to Global Peace Foundation (GPF) country director, Arnold Kashembe the eight former African Heads of State expected to attend the conference include Joyce Banda (Malawi), Rupiah Banda and Kenneth Kaunda (Zambia), Ali Hassan Mwinyi, Benjamin Mkapa, Amani Abeid Karume (Tanzania), Olusegun Obasanjo (Nigeria) and Sir James Mancham (Seychelles)

The theme of the conference is “Promoting Peace, Security and Sustainable Development in East Africa: A Call to Moral and Innovative Leadership”.

He said that leaders from the public, private sector and faith-based communities would deliberate on the best practices and proven models that advance social and political stability, guided by the vision of one family under God.

The launch of the Africa Leadership Mission on Peace building Young Leadership and Service will also offer a forum for some of Africa’s leading statesmen, faith leaders, youth and business leaders to harness their collective knowledge to advance the cause of peace by mitigating identity-based conflict and empowering youth.


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Elliam Kamanga

Alomwe inu ndi omwe mubweretse nkhondo m’dziko muno chifukwa chasankho. JB amadya pakhomo la matchona anu omwe akhala akuba chuma cha boma?


They have gone to party and will be bringing JB along, they can do with a lady among them. Tanzania is bringing all 3 past Presidents, Zambia all 2 and Malawi only one how about the other one, that tells a story.


Malawians are suffering because of DPP mistakes


Bola anakapita atcheya..what will jb learn if she is failing to pursue peace kwawo ndi anthu ena….uthera moyenda Joyce. These summits r useless

Thyanga Thyanga

Tim, you are stupid, JB anakulakwira chani? Leave her alone. Ena anaba 92 billion, why are you not talk


tim masamba,sorry you are a big fool,ndipo usazaiketso comment yakho yopusa.

Curious 30

Muluzi can also jump on the next plane from Swaziland.He no longer have back problems these days since the death of Daniel Phiri.

Real Patriot

JB will be going back to her self exiled homeland Rsa after meeting since she don’t have a house in Malawi.Koma ma drama akuchitika pa Malawi sitinaone.


Koma ka Two year fill in presidency aka tivutika nako ndithu. Disappear already amai inu. Two years koma mavuvu ake kuposa a full term 5 years!! Munayamba ndinuuu?

Mbowe Mulambia

Ambiri JB simukumufunira zabwino leave her alone anakubelani ndalama mwayamba kuwaona changamukani a Malawi tulo bwanji

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