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Malawi

Bingu wa Mutharika

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


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Then there were two

Muluzi’s UDF would then compete only for parliamentary seats, leaving incumbent President Bingu wa Mutharika and Tembo to compete for the presidency...


A new federation

Presidents Rupiah Banda of Zambia, Bingu wa Mutharika of Malawi and Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe have in their different ways criticised European (they mean British) interference in their countries' politics...

Now, Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika enjoys backing Mugabe's denunciations of Britain and of neocolonialism...


Two horse race

President Bingu wa Mutharika is confident of victory in May's election under his new, blue Democratic Progressive Party banner; John Tembo has a last chance under the Malawi Congress Party's black, red and green, as does Bakili Muluzi, under the United Democratic Front's yellow...


A new landscape unfolds

The leaders of Bingu wa Mutharika’s governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), John Tembo’s Malawi Congress Party and Bakili Muluzi’s United Democratic Front keep a firm grip on their party bureaucracies, so the conventions and primaries are mainly for democratic show...


Diabolical quarrels

President Bingu wa Mutharika’s letter of 28 October complained to former President Bakili Muluzi of ‘diabolical’ stories circulated by him and his United Democratic Front (UDF) cohorts, alleging a whole list of physical and moral weaknesses in the President that include prostate cancer, superstition, drunkenness and embezzlement...


Bringing in the harvest

In Malawi, the rows about aid are sharpest, voiced by President Bingu wa Mutharika (AC Vol 49 No 17)...


The rot at the top

The country's political crisis is intensifying and threatening government finances, thanks to the confrontational style of President Bingu wa Mutharika and his eager lieutenants...


The neighbours start to turn

In attendance were South African President Thabo Mbeki, Namibia’s Hifikepunye Pohamba, Malawi’s Bingu wa Mutharika, Tanzania’s Jakaya Kikwete, Swaziland’s King Mswati and Lesotho’s Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili...


Off with their heads

President Bingu wa Mutharika boasts that he is a disciple of founding President Hastings Kamuzu Banda...


It's the price that counts

The opposition complains that the government sold large quantities of it to Zimbabwe earlier in the year (President Bingu wa Mutharika is a great admirer of President Robert Mugabe), and has now banned maize exports, but not to Zimbabwe, for fear that it will not be able to feed the million people whose crops have this year been ruined by flooding...


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