October 18, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
On October 18, 2005, the parliament of Malawi adopted procedures for the impeachment of the country's president, who has been accused of misusing state funds and violating the country's constitution. Legislators approved the procedures in a growing dispute between President Bingu wa Mutharika and ...[read more]
September 14, 2010
by Jay Carmella
Former president of Malawi Bakili Muluzi pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of corruption and theft in the Malawi High Court. Muluzi, who stepped down as president in 2004 following two five-year terms in office, is accused of 12 counts of corruption involving a person employed in public ...[read more]
May 17, 2009
by Christian Ehret
A Malawi court on Saturday barred former president Bakili Muluzi from participating in the upcoming election. The court held that the Malawi Constitution prohibits Muluzi from running for office after serving two consecutive five-year terms beginning in 1994. Article 83 of the Malawi Constitution ...[read more]
January 28, 2009
by Jake Oresick
Former Malawi President Bakili Muluzi will likely be tried for corruption after the country's Supreme Court of Appeal Tuesday struck down an injunction that had stalled the investigation into his alleged theft of international aid money. Muluzi contends that the charges are political, as he inte... ...[read more]
July 19, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
The Malawi state security organization has put under surveillance the three-judge panel determining whether former President Bakili Muluzi is eligible to run for another term as president, according to a Friday report by the Nyasa Times. The report included a statement from an officer with the ...[read more]
August 10, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika on Thursday called for the resignation of Ishmael Wadi, Director of Public Prosecutions, who in July dropped corruption charges against former President Bakili Muluzi on the eve of Muluzi's trial. Mutharika, who was elected as Muluzi's hand-picked success... ...[read more]
July 31, 2006
by Joe Shaulis
Corruption charges filed last week against former Malawi President Bakili Muluzi have been dropped after the head of the country's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) was suspended, Malawi's director of public prosecutions said Monday. President Bingu wa Mutharika, Muluzi's hand-picked success... ...[read more]
July 27, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
Former President of Malawi Bakili Muluzi was released Thursday following a brief arrest, during which he was charged with 42 counts of corruption, fraud and theft, according to Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director Gustave Kaliwo. Kaliwo said the charges arose from allegations that Muluzi ...[read more]
October 20, 2005
by Chris Buell
The Malawi parliament has adopted procedures for the impeachment of the country's president, who has been accused of misusing state funds and violating the country's constitution. Legislators approved the procedures late Tuesday in a growing dispute between President Bingu wa Mutharika and o... ...[read more]
January 21, 2005
by Brandon Smith
Judges in Malawi began their first strike late Thursday, refusing to hear cases until they receive a fleet of new cars- a promise made by former President Bakili Muluzi. Malawi Attorney General Ralph Kasambara said that the unfortunate part of the situation is that current President Bingu wa ...[read more]

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