Peter Mutharika

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Peter Mutharika
Arthur Peter Mutharika 2014 (cropped).jpg
President of Malawi
Assumed office
31 May 2014
Vice PresidentSaulos Chilima
Preceded byJoyce Banda
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
8 September 2011 – 26 April 2012
Preceded byEtta Banda
Succeeded byEphraim Chiume
Member of Parliament
for Thyolo East
In office
19 May 2009 – March 2014
Preceded byBapu Khamisa
Succeeded byGerson Timothy Solomoni
Personal details
Born (1940-07-18) 18 July 1940 (age 79)
Chisoka, Thyolo, Nyasaland
NationalityMalawian
Political partyDPP (2004–present)
UDF (before 2004)
Spouse(s)Christophine (d. 1990)
Gertrude Maseko (m. 2014)
RelationsBingu wa Mutharika (brother)
Children
Alma materUniversity of London (LL.B)
Yale University (LL.M), (J.S.D.)
ProfessionLawyer
AwardsInternational Jurist Award

Arthur Peter Mutharika (/mˈtɑːrɪkə/[source?]; born 18 July 1939)[1][2][3] is a Malawian politician, educator and lawyer who has been President of Malawi since 31 May 2014.[4] He informally served as an adviser to his older brother, President Bingu wa Mutharika, on issues of foreign and domestic policy from the onset of his election campaign until the President's death on 5 April 2012.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Index Mp-Mz". www.rulers.org.
  2. https://malawiindependentblog.com/2016/11/17/shocking-things-you-did-not-knwo-about-malawi-president-arthur-peter-mutharika/
  3. http://www.governancelink.org/prof-arthur-peter-wa-mutharika/
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20090809054114/http://www.nyasatimes.com/national/succession-crisis-looms-in-dpp.html. Archived from the original on 9 August 2009. Retrieved 4 November 2010. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. http://law.wustl.edu/magazine/Spring2005/05mutharika.pdf