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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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Poll ends in farce

The late President Bingu wa Mutharika had dismissed her from his government for refusing to support his plan to install his brother Peter as the next DPP presidential candidate, although he could not sack her as Vice-President...

Muluzi is the son of former President Bakili Muluzi, who had a love-hate relationship with the late Bingu wa Mutharika...


Clash of the dynasties

This is her first electoral test since succeeding to the presidency following the Byzantine intrigue over the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika in April 2012 (AC Vol 54 No 7, Lilongwe's treason trial)...


In cash we trust

Whether or not such commissions continued after the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika cannot be ascertained...


Bandas, Bingu and Goldfinger

The late Bingu wa Mutharika is reckoned to have taken the palm in the rich president stakes, having accumulated an estimated $200 mn...


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...

Sidik Mia is likely to be more welcome at the DPP, which he left soon after Bingu wa Mutharika’s sudden death in April 2012 (AC Vol 53 Nos 8, How Mutharika went wrong, & 10, Three days in April)...


Banda and the jets

The late President Bingu wa Mutharika secretly bought the US$13 million Dassault Falcon 900EX in 2009, prompting a £3 mn...


Banda's fortunes turn

Since her time as Foreign Affairs Minister to the late President Bingu wa Mutharika, Banda has been close to Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and she has equally strong ties with Zambia’s President Michael Sata...

Atupele Muluzi son of former President Bakili Muluzi and leader of the United Democratic Front, has floundered since Banda took over from Bingu wa Mutharika on 9 April 2012...


How to grow crops and influence voters

The rebirth of the subsidy programme in Africa owed much to the former World Bank economist and President of Malawi, the late Bingu wa Mutharika, who introduced fertiliser subsidies to smallholders in his country in 1998, greatly increasing production...


The hill Banda must climb

Once more, 40% of the budget comes from external funds, as it did before human rights abuses by the government of the late President Bingu wa Mutharika led to the suspension of aid in 2011...

Brothers in rhetoric The DPP, meanwhile, has been riding mainly on the anti-devaluation rhetoric that was the late Bingu wa Mutharika’s stock in trade...


Lilongwe’s treason trial

The arrests, which prompted clashes in the commercial capital, Blantyre, follow the submission of a 105-page Commission of Enquiry report into the death of Banda's predecessor, Bingu wa Mutharika, a year ago...

' Bingu wa Mutharika had expelled Banda from his DPP and she had retaliated by founding her own People's Party (PP)...

Treason suspects now on bail Arthur Peter Mutharika, brother of the late President Bingu wa Mutharika and acting President of the Democratic Progressive Party...


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