Mutharika in South Africa for African Union Summit: To discuss Xenophobia

President Peter arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa on Friday for the 25th Ordinary Summit of  Heads of State and Governments of the African Union (AU) due to open at the Sandton International Conference Centre this Sunday.

Mutharika on arrival in South Africa

Mutharika on arrival in South Africa

President Mutharika with Minister of Gender Patricia Kaliati

President Mutharika with Minister of Gender Patricia Kaliati

President Mutharika who is coming straight from Egypt where he joined fellow leaders from Southern and Eastern Africa to launch the Tripartite Free Trade area (TFTA), gets down to work immediately.

On Saturday, President Mutharika is scheduled to attend the 33rd Summit of the NEPAD Heads of State and Government Orientation Committee and the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) summit.

Apart from the AU, NEPAD and APRM summits, President Mutharika is also expected to hold bilateral talks with various African leaders as well as a number of dignitaries and investors.

Among those expected to hold talks with President Mutharika is the Executive Director of the UNFPA Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin.

At least 54 heads of state government are expected to attend the two day summit under the theme; “Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development”.

Issues expected to dominate the discussions at the summit include the global migration crisis, xenophobia and turmoil in Burundi and the threat posed by Islamist militants.

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14 thoughts on “Mutharika in South Africa for African Union Summit: To discuss Xenophobia”

  1. "WIN WON SOON" says:

    WAS THIS A DPP SUMMIT OR AU SUMMIT? WHY DRESS IN A DPP CLOTH? THESE WOMEN ARE A DISGRACE.

  2. Winston Msowoya says:

    It is absolutely foolhardy for Peter Muthalika to bother South African government on the issue of xenophobia that exploded a month ago,but he adamantly forgets that the imposition of the infamous Quota System ( Malawi Apartheid) against the minority people of the north,bears the same ramifications.The infamous and divisive policy that was firstly imposed by the late obnoxious Tyrant Hastings Banda,and then perpetuated by his corrupt and tribalistic brother late Bingu Wa Muthalika and finally,prolonged by Peter Muthalika,has not only exposed the vast vacuum of leadership in our country,but also sunk the country in the vicious circle of antagonism between the nation’s ethnic groups which can easily inflame a dangerous precedent.The Rwandese started that way,but God forbids.

  3. Sibusiso Mugemezulu says:

    We Malawians we are too sleepy and DDP running
    govt like chikamwini.Lomwes stupid tribe.

  4. john says:

    Mrs Saukila our Acting Consul General mpaka kuvala DPP cloth konseko kuzigulira malo.Koma abale and during PP she used to do the same.Malawi at 51

  5. Bololo says:

    Failed state, failed minds.

  6. ujeni says:

    Almost 100 foreign trips within one year. Office President uja wapenga.

  7. Vinsalu va D.P.P zikudyerera. Pachitumbuka tikuti wakupusya ni chakurya cha wakuchenjera. Wakupurika apa, wapurika

  8. Green grass says:

    The practice of forcing Malawian women Nationals to be wearing party colours when they are simply going to welcome their President should stop. Many women in the diaspora don’t like this and hence shun invitations to welcome the President where party zealots wants to do the way party women do here at home

  9. viyazi tembo says:

    LOOK AT THIS STREET WOMAN, A SO CALLED MINISTER OF GENDER STILL COVERING HERSELF WITH DPP CLOTHING AT AU SUMMIT, OH SHAME AM DISAPOINTED, IT JUST SHOWS HOW BACKWARD MALAWIAN SO CALLED MINISTERS ARE.

  10. Viva says:

    Please dont confuse party functions with (inter)national events. Nsalu za DPP mpakana kwa eni? Mwapitirako DPP kumeneko kapena all of us..shame shame shame!

  11. LAWFORD PALANI says:

    Nanga vi nsalu va DPP vikutani uko? Mind you its not party function! You have gone there to represent all of us

    1. Malawiana says:

      The one in DPP cloth is none other than the Acting Consul General who is a civil servant proper. Koma survival abale yitichititsa misala la joburg.

  12. yooo says:

    Discuss abaut xenophobia l think is too late where were you during that violance pls find another topic not xanophobia

  13. gradson mamba says:

    Is he going to meet JB? or is embarassed to be there?

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