Top Chinese university to honour Malawi’s Mutharika with another professorship

The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in China  is to honor  Malawian President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika with an honorary Professorship, Nyasa Times understands.

President Mutharika: To get another honour of professorship

The ceremony honouring Prof. Mutharika has been scheduled for Friday at the University’s campus in Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China.

The University of International Business and Economics is a Chinese national public research university specialized in economics, finance, management, law and foreign languages established in 1951 in Beijing, China.

President Mutharika is an academic  profrssor of Comparative Law with a long impressive record of teaching, research and publishing.

The Professor has taught at the University of Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and at the Washington University Law School in the United States of America for many years before he joined active politics in  Malawi and later being elected President.

Among his numerous awards and recognitions, Mutharika is a recipient of the 2008 International Jurist Award (The only African ever to receive such as honor) and the African Leadership Award in September 2016.

He also received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia in 2017
Professor Peter Mutharika is also the only African to be awarded a Charles Nagel Professor of International and Comparative Law Emeritus at Washington University in the USA.

Mutharika  is also a Co-convenor of the Global Commission on Education Financing along with the Prime Minister of Norway, and Presidents of Chile and Indonesia, and the Director General of UNESCO.

The Malawi leader  is expected to deliver akeynote address at the University as part of the ceremony.

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Achiswe
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Conferring an honorary professorship on APM for his ‘achievements’ as President of Malawi simply demonstrates how cynical are the Chinese. They are simply pandering to his own self-importance. By building him up they know they will be able to twist him round their little finger and get what they want from any aid agreement. APM is not sophisticated enough to see through their ploy and will be taken for a ride to the detriment of his fellow Malawians.

Achiswe
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‘tizakana’ I love your sense of humour. Great laugh!

DR MANGA
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THE MORE DEGREES HE RECEIVES THE MORE HIS COUNTRY IS BECOMING POORER AND MORE CORRUPT .QUITE IRONIC.

QueenB
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QueenB

Only Malawians get these stupid honorary degrees. Every one who gets an honorary degree is a thief! This is one example of an embarrassment to the nation.

tizanka
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tizanka

APM is on a roll I must say. He needs to donate free vicks and vapour rub though, there are way too many chest pains with this news. ahahahah mutima ukuwawa heavy kwa fans yochuluka

zikomo
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zikomo

Degree for stealing k145,000,000.00 and encouraging corruption without taking thieves to courts…e.g. maize gate,fuel gate and generator gate

Citizen MW
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Citizen MW

Peter has already academic professorship. Why would one want an honorary? Some true African presidents have been refusing this rubbish. This guy is a waste of time to the country. An d one wonders the basis for the the honour, is it corruption, lies, nepotism, blackouts, hunger, cluelessness etc?

tizanka
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tizanka

I hope one day you will considered for such a prestigious award, for now keep having the chest pains kkkkkkkk use vicks or vapour rub mtima ukuwawawo

Gome
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Gome

Any special reason for this, kapena ndi uporofesa wakuba?

Agenda Setting Theory
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Agenda Setting Theory

Its it not strange that these Chinese Universities are honouring other people and not their own politicians? The Chinese Prime Minster is not a Professor, but here in Malawi we have someone decorated with so many honours and titles but with nothing to show for. Development does not need these decorations. Only African are the ones who believe in these titles for themselves.

tizanka
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tizanka

Why are you butt hurt? ahahhaah chill up, drink some cold water you will pop a vein, BP siyabwino polani moto a nsete

Agenda Setting Theory
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Agenda Setting Theory

Za China

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