Peter Mutharika

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Name: Peter Mutharika
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Referendum calls for Malawi federalism: Mzomera says let the north decide

Peoples Party (PP) provisional chairman for the north, Reverend Christopher Mzomela Ngwira has called for a referendum vote  to give the people of Northern Region a chance to prove they are supporting the idea of having the northern region as a federal ... [Published Nyasa Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Coup or No Coup?

Photo: AurecongroupWhat's at stake for South Africa as the Basotho struggle to overcome their political differences - water from the Maluti Mountains for South Africa's industrial heartland. By The Daily Vox TeamEach week award winning journalist KRISTEN ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

I will not be distributing chickens or pigs -Mutharika

President Peter Mutharika has retaliated that he will not continue with the One Dairy Cow per Family’ project which was launched by his predecessor Joyce Banda.One Dairy Cow per Family’ project was being coordinated by Presidential Initiative on Poverty ... [Published Nyasa Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

APM donates K1 million to Chewa  foundation for Kulamba

President Peter Mutharika made a donation of K1 Million towards organization of this  year’s Chewa Kulamba Traditional Ceremony.Kalonga Gawa Undi at Kulamba ceremonyThis was revealed on Sunday during an exclusive interview with Chewa Heritage Foundation ... [Published Nyasa Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Mutharika promises to ‘squeeze’ underground  crime gang

President Peter Mutharika has said he is aware of the security lapse in the country and vowed a crackdown on what he claimed an underground gang.President Mutharika: To squeeze underworld crime gang“From now onwards, I am declaring war against crime. ... [Published Nyasa Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Mutharika bitter, wants another term at 80 years

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has announced that he will seek a second term as head of state in 2019 elections when he will be an octogenarian at 80 years, pledging to keep leading  the nation to “prosperity.”Speaking to supporters of Democratic Progressive ... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Zomba State House to be hospital: Malawi to reduce state residences

After the Economics Association of Malawi (Ecama) ecommended to government the need to reduce the number of State Residences as part of austerity measures,  the DPP-led administration has said it will reduce the number of State Houses.Zomba State Hou ... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 5 reports

Mutharika commits to HIV fight in Malawi

Malawian President Peter Mutharika has signed the Protect a Goal Campaign Ball as a commitment to reducing the spread of HIV and AIDS among the youth.Speaking during the signing ceremony in the commercial city of Blantyre on Thursday, Mutharika noted ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Samute pushed aside as Malawi govt Chief Secretary

Willie Samute, who was acting as Malawi’s Chief Secretary to Government has been pushed aside to continue with his role as a deputy in the office, President Arthur Peter Mutharika has instead elevated former Secretary for Foreign Affairs George Mkondiwa ... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

APM to sign ‘Golden Ball’ committing to HIV prevention

Malawi President Prof. Peter Mutharika will on Thursday sign a Golden Ball committing himself to HIV prevention.Mutharika will join 15 Heads of State who have so far signed the ball which will be arriving in the country alongside the Ghanaian Football ... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 4 reports

Malawi: Ministers’ pay hike shot down

MALAWIAN President Peter Mutharika had shot down a proposal to hike cabinet ministers’ pay to almost triple his own salary, a spokesman said yesterday, amid austerity measures following foreign aid flight. The cabinet secretary had asked for a sixfold ... [Published IOL - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Malawian leader declares his assets

Malawian President Peter Mutharika has declared his assets, fulfilling the country’s laws that require a newly elected leader to make public their assets, liabilities and business interests.Information Minister Kondwani Nankhumwa confirmed the development ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 26 2014]

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...President Peter Mutharika quickly nipped that in the bud. According to the Nyasa Times, the president's spokesman said Mutharika "finds it unethical to raise ministers' salaries when the cost of living is not only high for them, but for every malawian" . The ministers were asking for K3.5-million (that's Malawian kwachas, by the way), about $8,800 or nearly R95,000. Yes, ridiculous...
"so, to effectively mobilise uptake of these services by our young people, we must devise innovative ways to reach young people where they spend most of their time - and these places include sports arena, schools, recreation centres and the media. football is the most popular sport among the youth and, therefore, allows us to use the universal language of sports to communicate with the young generation" said president Mutharika
"i had an audience with the leadership of the livingstonia synod of the ccap church which was represented by the secretary general, rev levi nyondo and the synod's moderator, rev timothy nyasulu" said Mutharika
"but for all these developments to take place, we need to unite as one country. malawi is a small country. let's not break it" President Mutharika said

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Referendum calls for Malawi federalism: Mzomera... [Published Nyasa Times - 2 hours ago]
Coup or No Coup? [Published AllAfrica.com - 4 hours ago]
I will not be distributing chickens or pigs -Mu... [Published Nyasa Times - 6 hours ago]
APM donates K1 million to Chewa  foundation for... [Published Nyasa Times - 11 hours ago]
Mutharika promises to ‘squeeze’ underground  cr... [Published Nyasa Times - 11 hours ago]
Mutharika bitter, wants another term at 80 years [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 31 2014]
Macra boss Nsaliwa replaced with Kumbatira [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 31 2014]
A little blue lie: Muckracker on Malawi govt sp... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 31 2014]
Zomba State House to be hospital: Malawi to red... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 31 2014]
Malawi VP Chilima on official visit to Israel [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 30 2014]
New president scraps controversial student quotas [Published University World News - Aug 29 2014]
Mutharika commits to HIV fight in Malawi [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
Mutharika to hold public rally at Njamba [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 29 2014]
Malawi: APM Joins African Leaders to Show Commi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
Mutharika Eyes Green Belt Initiative for Increa... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
Malawi leader Mutharika declares his assets [Published Capital Radio Malawi - Aug 29 2014]
Asamoah Gyan In Malawi For UNAIDS 'Protect The ... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 29 2014]
Malawi leader in Aids fight, signs Golden Ball [Published Capital Radio Malawi - Aug 29 2014]
Malawi leader commits to HIV prevention, signs ... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 29 2014]
Caf stands firm on Nations Cup venues [Published Capital Radio Malawi - Aug 29 2014]
Sec 65: Justice Mwangungulu says Speaker’s hand... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 29 2014]
Malawi appoints new Chief Secretary to govt [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 28 2014]
Speaker Msowoya rejects resignation calls as MC... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 28 2014]
Malawi govt owes private sector K173 billion [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 28 2014]
Henry Mussa demands better services at labour o... [Published Malawi Daily Times - Aug 28 2014]
National agriculture fair starts in Blantyre [Published Malawi Daily Times - Aug 28 2014]
Samute pushed aside as Malawi govt Chief Secretary [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 28 2014]
Malawians Shocked By Ministers' Bid for Massive... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 28 2014]
Malawi purchases expensive presidential vehicle [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 28 2014]
Malawi deputy chief spy redeployed  to ministry... [Published Nyasa Times - Aug 28 2014]
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Nigeria: Conflict trends (no. 27): Real-time an... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 05 2014]
Source: Armed Conflict Location and Events DatasetCountry: Central African Republic, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, South Sudan ACLED Releases June 2014 Conflict Trends Report In the June 2014 edition of ACLED’s Conflict Trends Report, CCAPS ...
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 ...
Joyce Banda, neither saint nor sinner [Published Tech Leader - Jun 03 2014]
Written with Lindiwe Makhunga* The defeat of incumbent Joyce Banda in Malawi’s recent and controversial presidential elections, raises some uncomfortable but necessary questions about what constitutes collective expectations of women’s formal leadership ...
Madagascar: Southern Africa Weekly Report Map, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Jun 02 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa Madagascar: An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was recorded in Antananarivo on 27 May. The epicenter of the quake was ...
An end to uncertainty (but only that) [Published Baobab - The Economist - Jun 02 2014]
IN THE days after Malawi’s elections on May 20th one thing that seemed clear: Joyce Banda, the sitting president, had lost. But it was only on May 31th, after a court turned down a lawsuit to force a recount, when the electoral commission announced that ...
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