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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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Kwacha devaluation: not if but when

’ President Bingu wa Mutharika remains determined not to devalue, though the International Monetary Fund insists on it as a loan condition and local economists see it as inevitable...


Bingu wa Mutharika

Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma visited Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika on 21-24 January en route to last month’s African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...


Donors challenge Bingu

President Bingu wa Mutharika has stood up to his opponents in civil society and shows no sign of meeting their demands or of loosening his grip on power...


Brothers-in-arms

Western governments seem unimpressed by the efforts of Foreign Minister Arthur Peter Mutharika, brother of President Bingu wa Mutharika, to persuade them to restore aid to Malawi...


Protests postponed

The 20 July confrontation, when police shot dead 19 people with many more injured, rocked President Bingu wa Mutharika’s government (AC Vol 52 No 16, The President lashes out)...


The President lashes out

President Bingu wa Mutharika’s shift from egotistical technocrat to violent despot was not entirely surprising, given his style of government over the past six years...


Only a miracle

President Bingu wa Mutharika is ploughing ahead with an optimistic ‘zero-deficit’ budget despite the fact that most of the aid that supports 40% of that budget is missing...


Mutharika cracks down

Fearing a revolt along North African lines, President Bingu wa Mutharika has unleashed a wave of repression and intimidation, prompting further dissent as Western governments respond by cutting aid...

The small People’s Progressive Movement demanded that Bingu wa Mutharika remove his brother, Professor A...


A port with no ships

President Bingu wa Mutharika hosted the opening ceremony and attracted regional leaders such as President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe and Zambia’s Rupiah Banda...


Pre-emptive policing

The Human Rights Consultative Committee, Malawi Congress of Trade Unions and Public Affairs Committee organised the protest: President Bingu wa Mutharika had warned them ‘not to be inspired by Egypt’ and put 250 armed police on the streets...


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