Bingu Wa Mutharika

Ruling with one foot in the grave

Algeria’s president is the latest in a long line of heads of state who are too ill to do their job properly

Malawi: Red carpet for dead president

Malawi's politicians lied about the health of the country's former president as part of a bid to stop Joyce Banda from taking charge.

Editorial: Banda, stick to principle

When South African foreign policy goes wrong, we often hear about it ­immediately.

TB Joshua: The preacher who knows too much

TB Joshua isn't just predicting the death of Africa's kings; he has the ear of some of Africa's top politicians - including Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

New dawn: Malawi restores ‘rising sun’ flag

Malawi is returning to its 1964 independence flag, replaced in 2010 in an "attack on the country's nationhood" by late leader Bingu wa Mutharika.

Malawi’s Banda to investigate Mutharika transition plot

President Joyce Banda has announced an inquiry into an alleged plot by the inner circle of Malawi's late former leader to block her rise to power.

Banda champions women’s rights

Malawi's President Joyce Banda has expressed how she's carrying the expectations of all the women in the region.

Malawi’s Banda eager to rebuild western ties

The resumption of diplomatic ties with Britain has signalled progress in Malawi's quest to distance the new regime from that of its late predecessor.

Mutharika laid to rest in state funeral

Late Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika has been laid to rest, and new President Joyce Banda has urged Malawians to remember him positively.

African bank commits to helping Malawi economy

African Development Bank president Donald Kaberuka has pledged to provide Malawi with $45-million in order to resuscitate the ailing economy.

Wake-up call for club of the South

Southern African Development Community leaders have neglected to use an opportunity to lead from the front, following Bingu wa Mutharika's passing.

New president grows power base

New president of Malawi Joyce Banda has fired some members of government and parliamentarians have crossed the floor, strengthening her power base.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.