Joyce Banda Becomes Southern Africa’s First Lady Head of State After…

Shortly after the confirmation of President Bingu wa Mutharika's death early on Saturday, Malawi's Vice President Joyce Banda was sworn in as the country's — and southern Africa's — first female head of state. Banda, who'd served as vice president since 2009, was cheered by crowds during and after her oath before… » 4/07/12 5:30pm 4/07/12 5:30pm