A coalition of 20 leading NGOs is spearheading plans for a mass demonstration against the government.
South Africa has agreed to loan Malawi nearly R270-million to ease crippling fuel shortages, in a show of confidence in the new government.
Malawi's government on Saturday confirmed the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika and vowed to adhere to a constitutional transition.
Despite the poverty-stricken country's avowed intentions, it is dependent on the crop and those who must pick it.
National budget becomes a political football in party squabble, putting vital foreign aid payments at risk.