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Peter Mutharika

Date of Birth: 1940
Place of Birth: Thyolo, Nyasaland


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Mutharika's woes look terminal

President Peter Mutharika is becoming increasingly isolated as a succession of ministers are forced out of office...


Unending flow of Cashgate

Prosecutors and Anti-Corruption Bureau staff have been feeling no love from the government of President Peter Mutharika and they bemoan the slowdown in ACB prosecutions since the President appointed Lucas Kondowe as Director General in October 2014...

Peter Mutharika had summarily removed Mzikamanda as ACB Director against his will to make way for Kondowe...

Cases were laid against Peter Mutharika (now President) and other former Ministers under Bingu: Jean Kalirani, Nicholas Dausi, Kondwani Nankhumwa, Patricia Kaliati, Symon Vuwa Kaunda and Bright Msaka...


Small fish chase big fish

disappeared in 2013, when Banda was President, but the earlier fraud could implicate the current government, many of whose members, including President Peter Mutharika, held office under his late brother, President Bingu wa Mutharika...

Peter Mutharika has sued a local news outlet for libel for suggesting that he was involved in Cashgate-style fraud during his brother's time in office...


No end to Banda’s odyssey

Banda's recent claims that her personal safety is at risk followed attacks on her by President Peter Mutharika...


Too many cooks spoil the books

President Peter Mutharika was believed to be anxious to prevent the report's publication because the period under review also included his late brother Bingu's government, in which he was a minister...


Banda rejects Cashgate claim

Other statements from her office published in the local press claimed that the government had coerced Lutepo and other witnesses at the Cashgate trial to make claims against her, which the office of Banda's successor, President Peter Mutharika has denied...


Uranium profits decline

This was still a work in progress by the time of the polls and nothing has been heard of it since President Peter Mutharika took office...


‘Cashgate’ crisis continues

Although the DPP’s President Peter Mutharika has been in power now for over three months, this pledge has not been honoured and it now seems unlikely to be...


Brother with a difference

President Peter Mutharika has held no mass rallies, travelled abroad just once and spoken in public only five times...

Although Section 65 of the constitution forbids members of Parliament from changing party without triggering a by-election, all governments of the multiparty democracy era – including during the time that Peter Mutharika was legal advisor to his brother – found ways of getting around the provision (AC Vol 55 No 12, Mutharika, the sequel)...


Mutharika, the sequel

All eyes have turned to President Arthur Peter Mutharika's plans, policies and appointments now that the turbulent post-election period is over...

With such vast scope for anti-government alliances and tactical combinations, it will be difficult for Peter Mutharika to pursue the outright ethnically-based policies and appointments of his late brother, Bingu wa Mutharika, who favoured his Lhomwe group...

This provision, forbidding members of parliament from changing political party without standing in a new election, has been circumvented by successive government law officers, including Peter Mutharika himself...

A measure of this was the public presentation of his daughters Monique Peter Mutharika and Moyenda Mutharika Knapp, who are both lawyers in the United States, in an apparent effort to scotch, during the last days of the campaign, the whisperings of opponents that he was gay...


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