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Malawi’s Mutharika wins presidential election Democratic Progressive Party’s leader garners 36.4 percent of vote defeating incumbent president in disputed election. Last updated: 31 May 2014 02:46 Peter Mutharika, the leader of the Democratic Progressive Party and brother of Malawi’s former leader, h...
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Apr 24th, 2014
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– By Frank Jomo On May 20th this year, the southern African nation of Malawi will go to the polls to elect a president, members of parliament and local government representatives. The forthcoming elections will be the tightest since the introduction of multiparty democracy in 1994 as 12 presidential ...
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Oct 9th, 2013
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By Fejiro Oliver As the campaign on who occupies the Delta Central Senatorial District senate seat gets hotter, the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, O’Tega Emerhor has launched out serial campaigns against his two major opponents, the PDP and DPP. In series of messages sent to voters, he ask...
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Sep 26th, 2013
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By Henry Ebireri Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) senatorial candidate in Delta Central, Chief Ede Dafinone Tuesday night vowed to protect the people’s rights to professional representation, sustainable economic development, quality education, job creation, improved healthcare services and poverty alle...
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May 10th, 2012
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Steve Sharra Questions about dead presidents’ legacies are best left to historians writing a generation removed. But for the late Malawian President Prof. Bingu wa Mutharika, we can be sure of a few things that will be part of his national and international memory. On the bright side, he gained world...
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May 4th, 2012
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Blantyre – Malawian President Joyce Banda on Friday hinted she might act against a group of ministers who tried to block her rise to power following the death of her predecessor Bingu wa Mutharika. Banda described as a “coup” the attempt to keep her from inheriting the presidency af...
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Apr 15th, 2012
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By Nick Wright Malawi prides itself on being a peaceful, friendly and law-abiding country, but it is also well-known for occasional lurches in the opposite direction. The recent transfer of power, from President Bingu wa Mutharika, who died on 5th April of a heart-attack, to his Vice-President, Joyce...
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Apr 14th, 2012
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LILONGWE, Malawi — A sombre mood fell over Malawi as truckloads of people welcomed the remains of late president Bingu wa Mutharika, flown back from South Africa Saturday following a fatal heart attack. Thousands of Malawians waited with new President Joyce Banda as a South African military aircraft ...
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Apr 11th, 2012
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When the Malawian government dithered in announcing President Bingu wa Mutharika’s death on Thursday, anxious citizens feared the worst. A struggle for power would plunge Malawi even further into turmoil. But now as Joyce Banda assumes Mutharika’s mantle – and with it the country’s woes – she i...
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Apr 10th, 2012
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Lilongwe – Malawi’s new president, Joyce Banda, on Tuesday unveiled a shake-up of top officials charged with government finances and media, purging loyalists of the late leader Bingu wa Mutharika. “Although we are in mourning, certain decisions cannot wait,” Banda told a news ...