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Peter Mutharika

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


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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...


Poll ends in farce

Disregarding the constitution she tried to cancel the polls when it became clear that she was running a distant third behind her arch-rival Peter Mutharika for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Lazarus Chakwera for the Malawi Congress Party (MCP)...

Although it is now looks certain that Peter Mutharika's victory will be announced before long court battles – including over more than a dozen injunctions – were still going on as AC went to press...


Clash of the dynasties

Professor Peter Mutharika brother of the late President Mutharika stands for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP AC Vol 52 No 21 Brothers-in-arms)...


Scandals to dominate polls

Opponents of Professor Peter Mutharika presidential candidate of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and brother of the late Bingu wa Mutharika the last elected President are challenging his eligibility to stand on the grounds that he possesses a Green Card which gives him right of residence in the United States...

Peter Mutharika's possible running mates include Henry Chimunthu Banda Jean Kalirani Nick Masebo and Heatherwick Ntaba...


Political class in turmoil

Kachali denied it hotly and sued a radio station owned by DPP President Peter Mutharika's family which repeated the charge claiming K1 bn...


Banda's fortunes turn

Professor Peter Mutharika of the DPP and the Reverend Lazarus Chakwera of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) are also faring poorly...


The hill Banda must climb

In a move especially controversial in Malawi Mussa also questioned the sexuality of Arthur Peter Mutharika of the Democratic Progressive Party who is a widower saying he was ‘suspiciously unmarried and unfit for presidency’...

Despite the attacks on him Peter Mutharika has been making political capital from the government’s reluctance to address the homosexuality issue...

The MCP’s presidential hopefuls include a respected cleric Reverend Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera of Malawi’s largest Pentecostal denomination the Assemblies of God Church; the ex-President of the influential Farmers’ Union of Malawi Felix Jumbe; and retired Chief Justice Lovemore Munlo whom Banda accused of being part of the plot to swear in Peter Mutharika after the death of his brother in April 2012 (AC Vol 53 No 10)...


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