South African Government signed extradition protocol with African countries on 3 October 2002 and Malawi was one of the country that signed. The extradition protocol allow South Africa to bring back any criminal that left the country while awaiting trial or on bail.
The country might witness Bushiri and his wife Mary back in the country if found in Malawi or one of the African country. The Malawi Government has sent a message to South Africa requesting formal letter for Bushiri to be extradited back. The incident has angered the Union Building as President feels that he was played by the Malawi President.