The Malawian government must be congratulated for refusing to host an African Union summit, because the AU had insisted that the president of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, should be allowed attend.
Although Bashir has been charged by the International Criminal Court with genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, it hasn't stopped the African Union from treating him as a normal head of state.
Malawi's new president Joyce Banda has apparently decided her country at least is no longer prepared to play host to a fugitive from international justice. Let's hope other African countries follow her courageous example.
GOAL, Co Dublin