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 Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi's brotherly presidential legacy

presidential election for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) with a third of the votes, and is at pains to succeed where his brother failed.The late President Bingu wa Mutharika, who died in office in April 2012 and was succeeded by People's Party ... [Published The Africa Report - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

UN talks tough on anti-gay laws

The United Nations has warned that the world will never know peace as long as countries continue to make it criminal for their citizens to express their sexual orientations.Speaking at the opening of the 20 th International Aids Conference (IAC) in Melbourne, ... [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi rights groups demand policy for conferment of hero status

Human rights organisations in Malawi on Monday called on the government to formulate a heroes’ policy to recognise men and women who have contributed significantly to the country’s political and socio-economic landscape.The Centre for Human Rights and ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi ministers to undergo orientation

Malawi’s cabinet ministers and their deputies will undergo a three-day orientation workshop at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge in the eastern lakeshore tourism district of Mangochi from Monday.The 20-member cabinet ministers were appointed by President Peter Mutharika ... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi Suspends Anti-LGBT Law

Post submitted by Yushuang Sun, HRC Global Engagement InternThe Malawian government has announced that it has suspended enforcement of laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to the Malawian newspaper Nyasa Times .Malawi’s Secretary ... [Published Human Rights Campaign - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Mutharika hires new advisors: Callista, Vuwa, Khoviwa, Mphepo

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has hired new line-up of advisors and special aides at State House who include former first lady Callista Mutharika, a widow of his brother late president Bingu wa Mutharika, Nyasa Times understands.The new advisors include ... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

MALAWI: NEW PRESIDENT BLESSING IN DISGUISE FOR FOREIGN DONORS

NEWSMAKERS | MALAWIMutharika's election could appease foreign donors.A struggling economy and widespread corruption are but a few of the challenges new Malawian president Peter Mutharika will face during his five-year mandate. Whether Mutharika—the brother ... [Published Global Finance Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Malawi ballots destroyed in fire

Some 1,500 ballot boxes from May's disputed election in Malawi have been destroyed in an unexplained fire.It comes amid an opposition demand for a recount of voting papers for a parliamentary seat in a constituency in the capital, Lilongwe.The High Court ... [Published BBC - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Mutharika’s message of goodwill to Malawians abroad: Malawi@50

My fellow Malawians wherever you areToday is a memorable day in the history of our country. It is a milestone that we have clocked fifty (50) years since the attainment of our independence, and for this reason, I congratulate you all.The past fifty (50) ... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 2 reports

50 years after independence, Malawi seeks economic freedom

At an event in the capital Lilongwe, thousands of Malawians, along with African leaders such as Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe, are expected to mark five decades of freedom from Britain.Malawi's President Peter Mutharika, who was elected as the country's fifth ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Mtumodzi fired, Viola takes over as Director of Information

Malawi Government has fired its Director of Information in the Ministry of Information, Tourism and Civic Education, Chikumbutso Mtumodzi and has since appointed former Station Manager for Galaxy Radio, Gerald Viola, as the new director, Nyasa Times ... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 5 reports

Malawi Army chief, deputy sacked

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has sacked Army Commander General Henry Odillo and his deputy John Msonthi.Sources within the presidency disclosed that the decision was shocking bearing in mind the president had promised not to go on a sacking spree ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Jun 25 2014]

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Battle over mindset [Published Malawi Daily Times - 7 hours ago]
New regime reigns supreme in Zambia [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 21 hours ago]
Chewa’s Kulamba ceremony attracts three more co... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 24 2014]
Malawi's brotherly presidential legacy [Published The Africa Report - Jul 23 2014]
UN talks tough on anti-gay laws [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 21 2014]
Malawi rights groups demand policy for conferme... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
Zambians are getting worried about their missin... [Published BDlive - Jul 21 2014]
Malawi arrests chief suspect in 'Cashgate' scandal [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 20 2014]
Malawi ministers to undergo orientation [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 20 2014]
Chipungu urges media to focus on safemotherhood... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 20 2014]
Ntaba, Namondwe earmarked for diplomatic posts:... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 19 2014]
Malawi Suspends Anti-LGBT Law [Published Human Rights Campaign - Jul 18 2014]
Mutharika hires Malopa as chief strategist [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 18 2014]
Mutharika hires new advisors: Callista, Vuwa, K... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 17 2014]
MALAWI: NEW PRESIDENT BLESSING IN DISGUISE FOR ... [Published Global Finance Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
Reconditioning the national psyche for a better... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 16 2014]
State House police officers transferred over Ntata [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 16 2014]
Malawi ballots destroyed in fire [Published BBC - Jul 15 2014]
Malawi officially suspends gay sex arrests [Published Gay Star News - Jul 15 2014]
DPP inner-circle against Cashgate ‘rush’: Prop... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 14 2014]
Attorney General Kaphale recuses from Chilumpha... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 14 2014]
‘Face of Malawi in the EU’ [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 13 2014]
Role of Malawi chiefs in sexual minorities’ debate [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 13 2014]
Goodall corruption charges dropped:  ‘I did rig... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 12 2014]
Malawi will not abolish the death penalty, UN told [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 11 2014]
UN demands Malawi to explain on Chasowa, Faniki... [Published Nyasa Times - Jul 10 2014]
Developing with tarmarced roads [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 10 2014]
The SADC Wrap - Health Problems for Zambia's Sa... [Published Individual.com - Jul 08 2014]
The SADC Wrap - Health Problems for Zambia's Sa... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 08 2014]
Malawi has reasons to celebrate 50th birthday [Published Malawi Daily Times - Jul 08 2014]
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A Very Short Introduction to Peter Mutharika, M... [Published {AFRICA IS A COUNTRY} - Jun 05 2014]
After a prolonged dispute, Peter Mutharika was sworn in as Malawi’s fifth president a few days ago. Whatever the ins and outs of the electoral process, nobody is in doubt that Joyce Banda, the darling of the international community, was decisively defeated ...
Mutharika wins Malawi’s disputed presiden... [Published The Malaysian Insider - May 31 2014]
Democratic Progressive Party leader, Peter Mutharika was declared the winner of Malawi's disputed presidential election yesterday after defeating President Joyce Banda.Mutharika, the brother of former president Bingu wa Mutharika, took 36.4% of the votes ...
Malawi: Mutharika wins Malawi's disputed presid... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 31 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Malawi 05/30/2014 23:11 GMT BLANTYRE, May 30, 2014 (AFP) - Democratic Progressive Party leader Peter Mutharika was declared the winner of Malawi's disputed presidential election on Friday after defeating President ...
Malawi: Tensions rise as Malawi awaits results ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 30 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Malawi 05/30/2014 09:44 GMT BLANTYRE, May 30, 2014 (AFP) - Malawi police fired teargas to disperse dozens of rioters in the southeastern city of Mangochi on Friday, as the country nervously awaited the release of ...
Malawi: Malawi to recount ballots amid claims o... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 25 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Malawi 05/25/2014 12:24 GMT BLANTYRE, May 25, 2014 (AFP) - Malawi's electoral authorities said Sunday they will re-open ballot boxes after finding evidence of irregularities, as the country was thrown into a constitutional ...
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