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Bingu wa Mutharika

Date of Birth: 24/02/1934
Place of Birth: Thyolo, Nyasaland
Died: 05/04/2012


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Mutharika’s narrow win

Atupele Muluzi whose father Bakili was Malawi's first democratically elected president lost the seat he had held for 15 years while Joyce Banda's son Roy Kachale lost the Zomba Malosa seat his mother held before she became Vice-President to President Bingu wa Mutharika in 2009...


Campaign plumbs the depths

An increasing number of reports have suggested that ex-President Joyce Banda may face trial over her alleged role in the scandal and separate accusations concerning the disposal of the presidential business jet originally purchased by her predecessor President Bingu wa Mutharika...


War of the running mates

But Chilima a former Airtel executive suffers politically from association with President Bingu wa Mutharika's widow Callista Mutharika who came into the UTM along with other DPP defectors and is still unpopular because of the bloody demonstrations during Bingu's second term in which 21 people were shot dead...


Mutharika’s uphill battle

His core team includes Mutharika's sister-in-law Callista Mutharika the widow of President Bingu wa Mutharika as well as Noel Masangwi and Louis Ngalande two former DPP senior officials named in a Commission of Inquiry report on the murder of student Robert Chasowa in 2011 (AC Vol 58 No 6 Mutharika's woes look terminal)...


Debts and denials

The British government reduced aid to Malawi in 2009 after then President Bingu wa Mutharika purchased a private jet...


Banda’s Faustian pact

Charges thought to be awaiting the return of Africa's second-ever female head of state include dealings over the 2012 sale to Paramount Holdings of the presidential jet which had been bought by the late Bingu wa Mutharika President from 2004-12 and brother of the current President (AC Vol 55 No 3 Banda and the jets)...

' Kachali was Banda's deputy in the PP government and a former senior figure in the DPP in Bingu wa Mutharika's time (AC Vol 53 No 13 The honeymoon's over)...


Mutharika's uncertain future

The electorate in the meantime has decided that President Peter Mutharika is no more deserving of their support than his deeply unpopular predecessor Joyce Banda or her own forerunner Bingu wa Mutharika the incumbent's late brother...


Mutharika's woes look terminal

This makes him more dependent on alliances with largely discredited figures familiar when his brother Bingu wa Mutharika who died suddenly in 2012 was in office (AC Vol 53 No 8 How Mutharika went wrong)...


Unending flow of Cashgate

A leak of the latest audit names serving cabinet ministers for participating in contract inflation and procurement fraud during the late President Bingu wa Mutharika's time in office...

After earning praise as a doughty defender of human rights throughout the 1990s Kasambara's course changed when he became the late President Bingu wa Mutharika's Attorney General in 2004...


Small fish chase big fish

disappeared in 2013 when Banda was President but the earlier fraud could implicate the current government many of whose members including President Peter Mutharika held office under his late brother President Bingu wa Mutharika...


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