Why was Malawian flight delayed ... and were the Bushiris ...

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Why was Malawian flight delayed ... and were the Bushiris involved?

Malawi and SA have conflicting explanations, as president’s aide denies he had relationship with prophet

Amanda Khoza

It remains a mystery exactly what took place hours before Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera left SA soil on Friday after bilateral talks with President Cyril Ramaphosa.

At the centre of the speculation is the alleged refusal at the last minute by the SA law-enforcement agencies to allow Chakwera to leave the country with his entire entourage from the Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria, “citing unspecified security reasons”.

The handling of the saga, which coincided with the escape of controversial pastor Shepherd Bushiri and his wife at the weekend, has embarrassed the SA government...

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