Malawian President, Her Excellency Joyce Banda, was named by Forbes as 71st most powerful woman in the world in 2012 and named 47th in 2013...she is the most powerful woman in Africa.
the Malawian President was reportedly seen kneeling down to greet her
fellow African President, Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania during an official
Banda was said to have claimed that she is a custodian of Malawian
culture which allows Malawian women to kneel down when greeting men as
sign of respect.