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Peter Mutharika

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


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Plugging the gaps

With the resumption of international support for the national budget still a distant prospect, President Peter Mutharika's government is having to be inventive in seeking ways of plugging the gap in public finances...


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...


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...


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