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Reports: Malawian President Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

Posted April 6th, 2012 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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Medical sources say Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika has died after suffering a heart attack, but there has been no official announcement of his death. Diplomatic sources say the 78-year-old president collapsed after falling ill at his home in the capital, Lilongwe, on Thursday. He was rushed to a local hospital, where sources say he […]

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Reports: Malawian President Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

Posted April 6th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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Medical sources say Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika has died after suffering a heart attack, but there has been no official announcement of his death. Diplomatic sources say he collapsed after taking ill at his home in Lilongwe, the capital, on Thursday. He was rushed to the hospital, where sources say he died. Mr. Mutharika […]

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Ailing Malawian President To Be Transported to South African Hospital

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 11:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Malawi state media say President Bingu wa Mutharika was to be taken to South Africa for additional treatment after collapsing. He was rushed to a hospital in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe, after becoming ill on Thursday. The government has not disclosed the nature of the illness, but diplomatic sources say the 78-year-old leader was suffering from […]

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Malawi President Hospitalized

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Malawi’s vice president has asked the nation to pray for President Bingu wa Mutharika, who was rushed to a hospital in the capital Lilongwe on Thursday. Diplomatic sources say the 78-year-old leader collapsed earlier on Thursday after a suffering a heart problem. The government did not immediately confirm the illness or the president’s condition. In […]

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Malawi President Hospitalized

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Medical officials in Malawi say President Bingu wa Mutharika has been rushed to a hospital in the capital, Lilongwe, and is currently “unconscious.” Diplomatic sources say the 78-year-old leader collapsed earlier on Thursday after a suffering a heart problem. No further details about Mr. Mutharika’s condition were immediately available. Mr. Mutharika was elected president of […]

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Malawi President Hospitalized

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 9:55 am (UTC-5)
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Medical officials in Mali say President Bingu wa Mutharika has been rushed to a hospital in the capital, Lilongwe, and is currently “unconscious.” Diplomatic sources say the 78-year-old leader collapsed earlier on Thursday after a suffering a heart problem. No further details about Mr. Mutharika’s condition were immediately available. Mr. Mutharika was elected president of […]

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Malawi President Hospitalized

Posted April 5th, 2012 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika has been hospitalized. The 78-year-old president was taken to a hospital in Lilongwe Thursday for an undetermined condition. Reuters news agency reports the leader was rushed to the hospital and quotes a medical source who said Mr. Mutharika was unconscious. No further details were immediately available.

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Opposition Malawi Lawmaker Arrested for Torching a Police Station

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 10:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A Malawian lawmaker, Atupele Muluzi, the son of former president Bakili Muluzi, has been charged with “inciting violence” after his supporters burned down a police station following a clash at an anti-government rally. National police spokesperson David Chingwalu told VOA authorities say the violence was sparked because Muluzi chose to hold his rally against official […]

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Malawi President ‘Inciting Violence,” Says Opposition

Posted March 13th, 2012 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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A senior opposition leader in Malawi is accusing President Bingu Wa Mutharika of inciting violence by urging his supporters to “aggressively” defend him from political attacks. Earlier this month, President Mutharika said his supporters should “step in and defend their father” from insults by international donors and rights groups, which he accuses of stoking unrest. […]

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ICC Rejects Malawi’s Immunity Claim for Sudan’s Bashir

Posted December 13th, 2011 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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The International Criminal Court says Malawi failed to cooperate with the Court by not arresting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during his visit to the country, and said it is referring the matter to the U.N. Security Council. The Hague-based Court said Monday it reminded Malawi of its obligations as an ICC member before Mr. Bashir […]

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