Row brews between South Africa and Malawi after pastor’s mysterious escape

Malawi's President Lazarus Chakwera and South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa

Malawi's President Lazarus Chakwera (left) and South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa.

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A major political row is blowing up between South Africa and Malawi over what may have been a ploy by Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera to smuggle his friend, a pastor accused of running a multi-million dollar pyramid-type scheme who was out on bail, back into Malawi.

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