only a third of the story is completed, watch this space!
1859 : Livingstone discovered the country and saw the ravage of the slave trade.
1889 : Birth of Central Africa, which becomes Nyassaland eighteen years later
1953 : Nyassaland and Rhodesia are federated 1958 : Nyassaland's autonomy
1964 : Nyassaland is independent and becomes Malawi
1966 : Proclamation of the Republic with a single party and personal reign of Kamuzu Banda, who becomes president for life in 1971 June 1993 : Malawians vote for democracy and a multi-party system.
July 1994 : Bakili Muluzi, leader of the United Democratic Front, wins the presidential elections defeating Banda
June 15th 1999 : Bakili Muluzi is reelected for a second term as well as his party, the United Democratic Front (UDF) in parliament. May 2004: Bingu wa Mutharika wins presidential elections.