Malawi state radio says President Mutharika dead

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 07, 2012 2:55 AM

LILONGWE (Reuters) - Malawi state radio announced on Saturday that President Bingu wa Mutharika had died after a heart attack, confirming the news previously given by sources.

Medical and government sources told Reuters on Friday that Mutharika died shortly after a heart attack the previous day.

(Reporting by Mabvuto Banda; Editing by Ed Cropley)