By John Galt
July 20, 2011
Well, you’re first guess is wrong, but not for long…..
Just getting you warmed up for when the dateline of the story says the “United States of America” and the rest of the world replies with a great big “oh crap” as this story sounds like the U.S. one day soon. From Reuters:
Wed Jul 20, 2011 7:09pm GMT
By Frank Phiri
BLANTYRE (Reuters) – Riots broke out in several cities in Malawi on Wednesday after police and the army tried to disperse protesters demanding the resignation of President Bingu wa Mutharika, whom they accuse of ignoring civil liberties and damaging the economy.
In the southern African nation’s capital, Lilongwe, witnesses said smoke was billowing into the sky as protesters burnt cars, offices and shops belonging to ministers and politicians from Mutharika’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).
Troops were deployed on the streets of the normally sleepy commercial capital, Blantyre, and police fired teargas at marchers who had gathered outside the stock exchange in defiance of a court order.
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Coming here soon, except our leader is Kenyan, not Malawian….