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Malawi

Population: 18.62 mn.
GDP: $6.3 bn.
Debt: $2.16 bn.

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War of the running mates

Politicians and parties are in a frenzy of alliance-hunting and opportunity-seeking as the general election looms

President Peter Mutharika has snubbed his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) political gurus and picked a political novice, Everton Chimulirenji, as his running mate for the vice-p...


Mutharika’s uphill battle

An unpopular president faces stiff challenges on all fronts as he seeks to build an election-winning alliance

President Peter Mutharika faces an uphill task to secure a second term in next May's elections as corruption scandals, a deputy-gone-rogue, and a former president and formidable op...


Rationing corruption

Critics are calling on President Peter Mutharika to resign after a leaked report by Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) alleged that he benefited from millions of kwacha deposite...


Short walk to freedom

Lawyers and legal experts are still seeking answers as to why, for the first time in Malawi – and possibly for every legal system based on English common law worldwide &ndash...


Banda flies home

Ex-President Joyce Banda flew into Blantyre airport on 28 April after a four-year absence from Malawi to an enthusiastic welcome from a crowd of supporters. She and President Peter...


Banda’s Faustian pact

Ex-President Banda has offered to pull President Mutharika's political chestnuts from the fire in return for immunity from prosecution

Facing myriad corruption charges from her time as head of state, ex-President Joyce Banda has held out an olive branch to her bitter rival, President Peter Mutharika, from her self...


Mutharika's uncertain future

Elections may be two years away, but corruption scandals are already making the ruling party's prospects look grim

Cashgate is the scandal which keeps on giving. Ever since the epic looting of the Treasury by government ministers and political parties broke surface in 2013, few politicians have...


Mutharika's woes look terminal

The cabinet is shedding ministers tainted by Cashgate and related scandals as the government's authority dwindles

President Peter Mutharika is becoming increasingly isolated as a succession of ministers are forced out of office. This makes him more dependent on alliances with largely discredit...


Kasambara incarcerated

The trial of a former Justice Minister and Attorney General came to a dramatic end on 24 August as the High Court in Lilongwe sentenced Ralph Kasambara to 13 years for conspiracy t...


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