Bingu wa Mutharika

US congratules new Malawi president

The US government offered congratulations Saturday to Malawi`s new President Peter Mutharika, hailing active and peaceful elections.

Jun 01, 2014, 06:00 AM IST

Malawi elections: Peter Mutharika wins presidential polls

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Peter Mutharika has been declared as the winner in the recent presidential elections in Malawi.

May 31, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

Malawi`s VP sworn in as President amid uncertainty

Joyce Banda had been serving as vice-president under Bingu wa Mutharika and takes over under the terms of the Constitution.

Apr 07, 2012, 22:20 PM IST

Malawi confirms President`s death; VP steps up

Malawi`s Vice President moved to take charge of the country by holding a news conference.

Apr 07, 2012, 15:43 PM IST

US concerned about delay in Malawi power transfer

Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika has died of a heart attack, medical and government sources said.

Apr 06, 2012, 23:48 PM IST

Malawi`s President Mutharika dies, mourned by few

Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika was rushed to hospital in Lilongwe on Thursday after collapsing but was dead on arrival.

Apr 06, 2012, 13:55 PM IST

Malawi reverses expulsion of British diplomat

Britain`s envoy was earlier quoted expressing concern about Malawian President`s intolerance of criticism.

Oct 15, 2011, 12:46 PM IST