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Malawi

Peter Mutharika

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


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Narrow gaps

Malawi's rerun presidential election on 23 June went off relatively peacefully and early returns as Africa Confidential went to press indicate that President Peter Mutharika has lost the election...


Poll chaos looms

Ansah was the focus of the opposition's fury ever since she declared victory for President Peter Mutharika in the May 2019 election which was annulled by the Constitutional Court on 3 February (AC Vol 60 No 11 Mutharika's narrow win & Vol 61 No 3 Shock ruling resets poll)...


Poll in a plague year

The new presidential election mandated by the Constitutional Court in February was always going to be bad news for President Peter Mutharika especially with the new requirement that the winner take over half of the popular vote...


Shock ruling resets poll

It is a body blow to the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) President Peter Mutharika who won the 21 May polls by 159 000 votes (AC Vol 60 No 11 Mutharika's narrow win)...


No let-up in post-election war

Lacking evidenceMost observers believe Chilima is hoping that the mass protests against President Peter Mutharika by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) would be enough to persuade the government to hold fresh elections...


Chaos helps Mutharika

Malawi's defeated oppositionists are taking different attitudes to May's disputed presidential polls and that appears to be playing into newly re-elected President Peter Mutharika's hands (AC Vol 60 No 11 Mutharika's narrow win)...


Mutharika’s narrow win

After a bitter though largely policy-free campaign in which the main candidates jockeyed for ethnically advantageous alliances while flinging accusations at each other the High Court finally awarded victory to President Peter Mutharika on 27 May (AC Vol 60 No 9 Campaign plumbs the depths)...


Campaign plumbs the depths

The result of the 21 May general election is now anybody's guess as President Peter Mutharika of the Democratic People's Party (DPP) and his main rival Lazarus Chakwera of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) go into the final weeks of campaigning with all guns blazing...


Fighting withdrawal

Former President Joyce Banda has withdrawn from the presidential race and she may have effectively taken President Peter Mutharika out of the contest too...


War of the running mates

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-presidency...

As Gertrude Maseko she was a DPP MP from 2009 until the 2014 election in which Peter Mutharika won the presidency when she lost her seat...


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