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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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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...


The best elections money can buy

The presidential hopefuls to be proposed and acclaimed are usually the bosses who chair the committees: incumbent President Bingu wa Mutharika in the Democratic People's Party (DPP); the late President Hastings Kamuzu Banda's party baron John Tembo in the Malawi Congress Party (MCP); Muluzi in the UDF...


The sick man of the south

Perhaps the most uncritical Mugabe loyalist is Malawi's President Bingu wa Mutharika who has been extolling the virtues of his neighbour despite his country's still chronic dependence on Western aid...


Moses on the mountain

The all-important Malawi Electoral Commission which will supervise the polls has at last been appointed by President Bingu wa Mutharika who characteristically failed to consult the political parties on its membership...


Political hurdles ahead

An incumbent president like Bingu wa Mutharika with his own political party obedient to him (and to the presidential purse) can expect to dominate the political scene and let the opposition parties tear themselves to pieces...


Motoyoshi Noro

Noro made a polite entrance arriving with kind words for President Bingu wa Mutharika’s stewardship...


Three men in a boat

President Bingu wa Mutharika holds several ministerial portfolios and leads the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)...


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