Peter Mutharika

 
Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi
Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi
Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika,...
Malawi's Mutharika re-elected amid vote-rigging claims
Malawi's Mutharika re-elected amid vote-rigging claims
Malawian President Peter Mutharika has won re-election by a narrow margin, official results showed Monday, holding on to power in a ballot marked...
Malawi court suspends release of vote results over 'irregularities'
Malawi court suspends release of vote results over 'irregularities'
Malawi's High Court on Sunday postponed indefinitely the release of final results from last week's presidential vote, adding to the electoral chaos...
Malawi is at a crossroads. It needs change
Malawi is at a crossroads. It needs change
The challenges facing Malawi, considered one of the poorest nations on planet earth, are well-documented. Indeed, our nation is not short of...
Malawi is Southern Africa's next big election
Malawi is Southern Africa's next big election
On a superficial reading, Malawi’s story seems to epitomise many preconceived narratives about sub-Saharan Africa.
Vote for parties that live up to promises
Vote for parties that live up to promises
Three years ago, with funding from Goethe-Institut Nairobi, I founded and started curating a project called Artistic Encounters. The project...
Renegade Malawian vice-president guns for top job
Renegade Malawian vice-president guns for top job
Malawi’s Vice-President Saulosi Klaus Chilima this week threw his hat into the ring for the 2019 presidential elections, going up against the...
Vigilante vampire slayers haunt Malawi
Vigilante vampire slayers haunt Malawi
‘Suspected vampire killed by mob”. This is a real headline, in a real newspaper. Malawi’s Nyasa Times ran the story this week, and the...
Are Southern Africa’s human rights commissions equipped to protect queer rights?
Are Southern Africa’s human rights commissions equipped to protect queer rights?
Eric Sambisa’s gamble did not pay off. In December 2015, the Malawian became the first person to openly come out as gay on national television....
Malawians demand more from their government
Malawians demand more from their government
Civil society organisations in Malawi have given the government a 100-day ultimatum to end the financial and governance challenges the country is...
Under pressure, Malawi President suspends pay hikes
Under pressure, Malawi President suspends pay hikes
Malawi President Peter Mutharika has suspended indefinitely massive pay hikes for himself, his deputy, for cabinet ministers and members of...
Malawi government up in arms after Banda's $144-m deal
Malawi government up in arms after Banda's $144-m deal
South African arms dealer Ivor Ichikowitz’s formerly friendly relationship with the Malawian government has run into stiff headwinds since the...

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