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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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Undercurrent

President Bingu wa Mutharika was perhaps displeased that Kaliwo had brought forward the accusations against Muluzi before the budget had been approved by parliament...


Unhappy returns

Recent changes brought them together in opposition to the present government of President Bingu wa Mutharika, who may conclude that an expensive state funeral is an easier way to deal with a returning opponent than leaving their reception to friends and party-loyalists, as in Muluzi's case...


Bakili's bullets

It is unclear whether the alleged treason is of the murderous sort (it is claimed a South African had been hired to assassinate President Bingu wa Mutharika) or 'speaking ill of the President' which remains a criminal offence in Malawi...


New politics at last

Amid last year's chaos, President Bingu wa Mutharika's nervous government suspended parliamentary sittings for seven months (AC Vol 47 No 5)...


Old contenders, new hopefuls

Democratic Progressive Party hopefuls Goodall Gondwe: MP Mzimba North; respected Finance Minister; former Head, International Monetary Fund Africa Department, and President, African Development Bank; ex-President Muluzi's former economic advisor, introduced to politics by President Bingu wa Mutharika...


Bingu's gamble

Yet last month, President Bingu wa Mutharika told Vice-President Cassim Chilumpha to go...


Trials and tribulations

Despite widespread hunger, President Bingu wa Mutharika's government will survive the year, amid disillusion with his autocratic leadership and many parliamentarians' wish to impeach him (AC Vol 46 No 21)...


Disaster

President Bingu wa Mutharika's declaration of a national disaster because of the food shortages which threaten over half of Malawi's eleven million people may boost contributions to the United Nations' famine appeal...


Deadlock

The row has swelled into a crisis, with the opposition determined both to block the budget for the year to come, proposed by Finance Minister Goodall Gondwe, and to impeach President Bingu wa Mutharika...


Who's who in the struggle

Bingu wa Mutharika, President since he won the 2004 poll with support from the outgoing Bakili Muluzi and his United Democratic Front...


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