Malawi President yet to give bank accounts consent for verification

President Peter Mutharika is yet to give letters of consent to local journalists to examine details of his US bank accounts, five days after he challenged them to do so to prove he was already super rich before he ascended to the presideny.

Mutharika: Super rich

Mutharika: Super rich

His press office on Monday tossed Nyasa Times from one office to another when we wanted to get the consent letters which would have allowed us access his US bank accounts which have been at the centre of heated debate since his recent tantrums.

Some of his officials at State House even feigned ignorance that the head of state made the statement at a press briefing on Thursday at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe characterised by Mutharika’s unusual high tempers and fury, arrogance and intolerance.

“I was already a millionaire when I returned to Malawi from America. You can check my bank accounts in New York,” he said.

Mutharika had lived and worked in US for 40 years before returning to Malawi in 2007, two years after his late brother Bingu ascended to the presidency on United Democratic Front after former president Bakili Muluzi handpicked him.

“My salary is only K1.4 milion , I was making 10 times that when I was out of the country,” he said hitting at his critics who say he is extravagant and insesitive to the country’s dire economic situation following his unpopular decision to charter presidential jets on his endless globetrotting and take with him a historic larger than life delegation to the UN in the US.

According to the President’s declaration of assets to the office of director of public officers, he has over US$8m in two bank accounts in the US.

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This man is crazy tell us the truth not the lies, we Malawians we poor but we are not that stupid.You are just reflecting your stupidity. We know you are trying hard to hide the billions your brother stole and you are stealing from the poor at the same time insulting us. Good God is watching us and will save us soon

Peter Truman
If the president says he was super rich when he returned and was earning 10 times what he is earning, I think its a lie. Had it been that he returned to take in the power of presidency, I would have agreed he left the big salary for power but when he returned he wasn’t a president . it means he was earning far less that what he is earning now. No foolish man would drop his salary for nothing. They had a plan then to steal from the poor Malawian e.g the 92 billion kwacha they stole with hs… Read more »

“MOST OF THE PROFESSORS HAVE BUT LITTLE OR NO MONEY.THEY SPECIALIZE ON TEACHING KNOWLEDGE,BUT THEY DO NOT SPECIALIZE ON THE ORGANIZATION ,OR THE USE OF KNOWLEDGE.”page 78 of THINK AND GROW RICH book by Napoleon Hill,the most influential man in the area of personal success technique development.Bcoz of his book ,influential and most famous and powerful people the world has ever had emerged such as Henry Ford,Theodore Roosevelt,Wilbur Wright,King Gillette,Thomas Edison,John D.Rockefeller,Dr Alexander Graham Bell and all those millionaires.So Peter Mutharika,the so called super rich is a first grade liar and thief.




Arthur Muthalika zakukanika iwe shupit


Take from me sangapereke ma account details uyu…anali ndani chipanda Bingu kuba ndalama za aMalawi nkugailako APM


Awa alemera chifukwa cha abale awo anafa aja anaba zambiri ndiye anawagailako….USELESS PETER ARTHUR MUTHALIKA


A Kapenandiye, dont stop Nyasa times from doing their job. We should know how much he had two years before he landed in Malawi after 40 years in USA. We have proof he could be lying. His late brother analibe chilichonse yet he stayed very long outside. Sankayendetsa ka minibus ku Lilongwe???? Sankangoyenda bawo ku Lilongwe amene aja??? Nyasatimes please do your job


Nyasatimes u r wothless and disgusting. Does it not make sense that he was alredy a millionare before he came to malawi?. How many dollars make a million kwacha?. Umbulitu mukuonetsawu. If joyce banda as a millionare in 90s. U r reducing yoursef to nothing at all; Just see how many comments. Zomvetsa chisoni, zaumbuli, zopanda mutu.


A Peter! How much was his first house he bought if he didn’t get into trouble with Malawi housing (I chek)
Malawi please do your own research before nodding to everything. We were told that prof. Peter Mtharika taught Barack Obama that claim is unfounded (check)
Professor of law; I need Someone to challenge me whether our leader has published any article internationally for him to qualify (check)
If the claims are true regarding his wealth then why can’t he justify by giving jenos access to his US bank accounts (check)

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