Bingu wa Mutharika

Type: Person
Name: Bingu wa Mutharika
Title: President
Date of Birth: 24/02/1934
Place of Birth: Thyolo
Nationality: Malawi
Fact Sheet: Biography for Bingu wa Mutharika
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Banda boycotts Malawi's first presidential TV debate

President Joyce Banda, who enters the election arena with her credibility seriously impaired by a huge corruption scandal, has decided to ignore the three presidential debates, the first of which was held on Tuesday (22.04.14).She told the nation in a ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Musings on Malawi politics, democracy and governance issues

It is four weeks before Malawi holds the much anticipated tripartite elections. There is a lot at stake, not only because Malawi will be holding tripartite elections for the first time but also because the elections have coincided with Malawi’s 50th independence ... [Published Nyasa Times - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Malawi, Elections, Democracy
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi readies for four-way presidential race

Blantyre, Malawi - With just a few weeks left before the presidential elections scheduled for May 20, Malawi is in a political frenzy. Twelve presidential candidates are frantically roving this southern African country to convince its 7.5 million registered ... [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Joyce Banda’s re-election hopes could be doomed by donors

Joyce Banda(GIN) — One of the few women presidents in Africa stands to lose her post in next month’s polls since foreign donors have cut off support from the once popular leader over funds stolen or misappropriated by members of her administration.A news ... [Published Michigan Citizen - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sesa Pitala, Sesa: Why APM is unfit to be President of Malawi

The grotesque spectre of political violence that reared its hideous face at Goliati in Thyolo on March 14 th — when President Joyce Banda visited — has disfigured this election. It resulted in two fatalities, including a police officer; and many injured. ... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Professor lauds JB’s Mudzi transformation

Associate Professor of Chancellor College, a constituent college of the University of Malawi , Blessings Chinsinga has backed President Joyce Banda’s Mudzi Transformation Trust, a an initiative which she has undertaken since ascending to power to build ... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

DONORS DOOM JOYCE BANDA'S RE-ELECTION BID

Apr. 14 (GIN) – One of the few women presidents in Africa stands to lose her post in next month’s polls since foreign donors have cut off support from the once popular leader over funds stolen or misappropriated by members of her administration.A news ... [Published BlackStar News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

2014 marks a milestone for Malawi

LILONGWE - It’s the country’s 50 th  independence anniversary and twenty years since the democratic dispensation. Moreover, the country goes to the polls in May in what’s already being called a tightly contested race.Incumbent President Joyce Banda is ... [Published ENCA - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Manganya beaten in Lilongwe

Comedian Michael Usi, popularly known as Manganya, has repordedly been beaten up by an unknown gang as he was delivering his ‘Public Lecture’ in Lilongwe.The media-seeking actor told Nyasa Times that his attackers came with the intention of disrupting ... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

IMF sees progress in Malawi after graft scandal

By AFPBLANTYRE, FridayThe IMF said Thursday Malawi has made progress after a massive government corruption scandal last year, but urgedaction to bring soaring prices under control.Malawi adopted an action plan to bust graft in the wake of massive fraud ... [Published Daily Nation - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Malawi: Allegations Swirl As Joyce Banda Seeks to Retain Power

It's only a few months before Malawi's presidential elections, and the race is close - too close for comfort for Joyce Banda, who is desperate to prove her presidency was not just a fortunate coincidence.The pressure is on, and with it some unforgiving ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi economy to grow 6.3% in 2014, inflation to slow

Malawi's economy is likely to grow 6.3 percent in 2014, mainly because of increased production in cash crops and the availability of foreign exchange, President Joyce Banda said on Tuesday.Banda, who faces an election in May, also raised the 2013 growth ... [Published Channel Africa - Mar 25 2014]

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Banda boycotts Malawi's first presidential TV d... [Published Deutsche Welle - 1 hour ago]
Musings on Malawi politics, democracy and gover... [Published Nyasa Times - 3 hours ago]
Activists Ntata, Chiza launch accountability wa... [Published Nyasa Times - 16 hours ago]
Boycotting debates: Is God secret weapon for Jo... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 22 2014]
Malawi readies for four-way presidential race [Published Al Jazeera - Apr 22 2014]
Joyce Banda’s re-election hopes could be doomed... [Published Michigan Citizen - Apr 22 2014]
Malawi Elections: Thinking crazy [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 22 2014]
Mutharika appeals for votes as DPP import audie... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 21 2014]
Doing Business In Africa: Malawi [Published AFK Insider - Apr 18 2014]
Malawi’s donors pledge K40bn in budget aid [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 18 2014]
Sesa Pitala, Sesa: Why APM is unfit to be Presi... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 17 2014]
MEC chair suspected of aiding opposition MCP, ‘... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 17 2014]
Malawi politicians talk nonsense -Nyondo [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 16 2014]
Professor lauds JB’s Mudzi transformation [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 16 2014]
Risky Succession Play - Confusion Looms Toward ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 16 2014]
Mutharika insists Malawi a failed state [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 16 2014]
DONORS DOOM JOYCE BANDA'S RE-ELECTION BID [Published BlackStar News - Apr 15 2014]
Letter from Sapitwa: The manifestos, the Yello... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 15 2014]
Malawi: President Banda Confident About Winning... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 15 2014]
Q&A: Malawi’s President Banda Confident ‘I Will... [Published Inter Press Service - Apr 14 2014]
JB vows to continue crackdown on corrupt barons... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 14 2014]
President Banda to Continue Fighting... [Published AllAfrica.com - Apr 14 2014]
Mutharika believes DPP will win Malawi elections [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 12 2014]
Donors desert Joyce Banda in hour of need [Published Africa Review - Apr 12 2014]
2014 marks a milestone for Malawi [Published ENCA - Apr 11 2014]
Malawi 2014 elections: Either bring rigging evi... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 11 2014]
Shocking for Atupele to use donors for his bid ... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 10 2014]
Donors reject Atupele claims on Malawi aid tied... [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 09 2014]
Ex-minister regrets joining Peoples Party [Published Nyasa Times - Apr 09 2014]
End of the road for Banda? [Published Legalbrief - Apr 08 2014]
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Malawi: Malawi's president calls for probe into... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 19 2014]
Source: Kenya Daily NationCountry: Malawi BLANTYRE, Malawi's president Monday said clashes between opposition protesters and police that left two people dead following an election rally were "politically motivated" and called for a thorough investigation. ...
Joyce Banda: New president, old tricks? [Published Tech Leader - Feb 20 2014]
Malawi’s president, Joyce Banda, needs no reminder that her honeymoon in office is over. When she assumed office in the aftermath of Bingu wa Mutharika’s sudden death, not many people, least among them Banda herself, would have thought that in just under ...
AFRICA’S FALSE PROPHET: ‘Cashgate&#... [Published The Insomnia Files - Jan 22 2014]
CORRUPTION SCANDAL FORCES TONY BLAIR OUT OF MALAWI Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Africa Governance Initiative rushed into Malawi soon after the rise to the presidency of Joyce Banda. Joyce Banda was a beacon of hope and fresh air to most ...
Africa’s false prophet: ‘Cashgate&#... [Published The Insomnia Files - Jan 19 2014]
Malawian President Joyce Banda is under attack for not dealing effectively with the scandal [AFP/Getty Images] Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Africa Governance Initiative rushed into Malawi soon after Joyce Banda’s rise to the presidency. ...
Police: Malawi’s Ex-Minister Arrested in Shooting [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Nov 08 2013]
(BLANTYRE, Malawi) — Police in Malawi arrested a former justice minister on suspicion of involvement in the Sept. 13 shooting of the country’s budget director, a corruption fighter who was seriously injured, police said Friday. The detention of Ralph ...
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