12 Things You Didn’t Know About Malawi’s Education President, Peter Mutharika

Written by Keren Mikva

He was forced to resign his position as arbitrator on an international court case against the Zimbabwean government

In August 2011, Mutharika was serving as a part of a three-man tribunal with the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes. He was forced to resign his post as arbitrator on two international court cases that involved foreign investors suing Mugabe’s administration in Zimbabwe for breaches of bilateral investment treaties, as many claimed he would be unable to remain impartial given his brother’s close relations with the Mugabe government.