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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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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...


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...


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