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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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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...


No end to Banda’s odyssey

The late President Bingu wa Mutharika, Peter's brother, secretly bought the Dassault Falcon 900EX for $13 mn...


‘Cashgate’ crisis continues

Much speculation has surrounded the role of ex-President Banda and her Former deputy Khumbo Kachali, along with rumours that the current administration does not dare to implicate them in case they reveal what they know about DPP theft from government coffers during the rule of the late President Bingu wa Mutharika...


Brother with a difference

After elections most Presidents – including Mutharika's late brother Bingu wa Mutharika, who died in office in 2012 – hold rallies across the country, dispensing political patronage and consolidating their support...

President Banda sold the jet, which Bingu wa Mutharika bought in secret, to great acclaim but it later emerged that the funds went to a South African company in payment for arms bound for the Malawi Defence Force contingent with the United Nations in Congo-Kinshasa (AC Vol 55 No 3, Scandals to dominate polls)...


Mutharika, the sequel

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...


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