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Malawi

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

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Bingu ascendant

The rift between the United Democratic Front (UDF) government and the party continues to deepen. Investigating corruption in the former regime gives President Bingu wa Mutharika th...


Government versus party

Reformers reject Muluzi's legacy but the ruling party fights back

When Bingu wa Mutharika won the presidential election in May 2004, nobody expected much change from the previous ten years of Bakili Muluzi's presidency. One United Democratic Fron...


Queuing for court

A long queue of cases waits to be heard in court, cases concerning crimes allegedly committed during the decade of Bakili Muluzi's presidency, when billions of kwacha leaked annual...


New brooms

The President hopes to prosecute his corrupt predecessors, who keep fighting back

President Bingu wa Mutharika has surprised those who dismissed him as his predecessor's uncharismatic surrogate. He has won cross-party support and is rapidly becoming popular, thr...


Newish start

New President Bingu wa Mutharika took three weeks to establish his cabinet and his parliamentary majority, in time for the Speaker's election on 28 June (AC Vol 45 No 12). The 21 c...


Did they vote for this?

The new President's main opponent could not beat him – so he joined him

Opposition darling Gwanda Chakuamba, leader of the Mgwirizano alliance, shocked Malawians by taking his Republican Party (RP) into the governing coalition led by the United Democra...


Winners and losers

The election has seriously weakened the UDF, although its candidate, Bingu wa Mutharika, won the presidency with 36 per cent of the vote. Over 20 cabinet ministers and senior UDF ...


Bingu the favourite

Opposition splits, not political merit, will help the UDF win the presidency –again

By most measures, the governing United Democratic Front (UDF)have little hope of winning the national elections on 18 May. President Bakili Muluzi's UDF government has presided ove...


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