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Malawi diplomat expelled

Zimbabwe on Tuesday expelled a Malawian diplomat for allegedly insulting senior government officials, news reports said. Martin Kaluluma Phiri, Malawi’s political under-secretary at the country’s embassy in Harare since 1996, was reportedly given four days within which to leave Zimbabwe. Malawi’s government is said to have informed Phiri that his conduct would be investigated with a view to instituting disciplinary action and dismissal from government service.

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