Joyce Banda became the first female president of Malawi on 7 April 2012 after the sudden death of President Bingu wa Mutharika.
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Three days after becoming President Joyce Banda opened her Twitter account and tweeted: “Thank you Malawi”. In June 2012 she outlined her policy in less than 140 characters on Twitter: “Economic recovery is my first priority”. President Banda has only tweeted four times so far and her last tweet reads: “Malawians deserve better”. She only follows her party account and hasn’t yet connected with any other peers.