Jump to navigation

Malawi

Bingu wa Mutharika

Date of Birth: 24/02/1934
Place of Birth: Thyolo, Nyasaland
Died: 05/04/2012


Displaying 41-50 out of 120 results.

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...


Subsidising politics

Having bucked conventional wisdom on government subsidies to small farmers President Bingu wa Mutharika staked his election chances on his Farm Input Subsidy Programme in the 2005 and 2009 elections and won decisively (AC Vol 50 No 23)...


What the doctor ordered

The biggest difference between Malawi’s current President Bingu wa Mutharika and his predecessor in diplomatic terms is loyalty to China...


Road builders

The Chinese government is also financing the construction of new schools but opposition politicians note that a university and new secondary school have been selected for President Bingu wa Mutharika’s home district of Thyolo...


Stalemate in Seoul

South African President Jacob Zuma Malawi’s President Bingu wa Mutharika (Chairman of the African Union) and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Meles Zenawi (New Programme for African Development Chairman) led Africa’s delegation to the summit...


Tobacco and the forex puzzle

To judge by his speech delivered in stentorian tones to the United Nations General Assembly on 23 September President Bingu wa Mutharika is presiding over a new economic miracle...


Displaying 41-50 out of 120 results.