MEET YOUR HERO. HON. ATUPELE MULUZI. MEMBER PARLIAMENT MALAWI. Atupele Muluzi (born 6 August 1978) is a Malawian politician, businessman and was a Member of Parliament for Machinga North East constituency from 2004 until May 27, 2019. He is also the President of the United Democratic Front and was a presidential candidate during the 2019 election. He was a running mate in the 2020 presidential elections, on a coalition ticket with incumbent President Peter Mutharika of the Democratic Progressive Party. Muluzi was Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining from 2014 to 2015 and the only opposition member to serve in the Mutharika administration. Subsequently, he served as Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security in 2015, and then Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development in 2015. He is currently Minister of Health. He is the son of the former president Bakili Muluzi. Muluzi was born in 1978 at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe to Bakili Muluzi and Annie Chidzira Muluzi. He attended Eastridge (in Harare, Zimbabwe), Saint Andrews International High School in Blantyre and Bentham Grammar School in Yorkshire, England, where he became its head boy. He studied Economics and Law at the University of Leicester, and at the University of Law in London, United Kingdom. He was first elected to parliament in 2004 and continued to represent the Machinga North East constituency. He contested for president in 2019. He campaigned on a new beginning. After the death of President Mutharika. President Joyce Banda took over the reins of power and appointed Muluzi as Minister of Economic Planning and Development in her administration. In June 2014, Muluzi was appointed by President Peter Mutharika as Minister of Natural Resources, Energy, and Mining. He was moved to the post of Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security on 10 April 2015. He was again moved, this time to the post of Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, in August 2015. After a court decision overturned the 2019 presidential election in Malawi, Muluzi formed a coalition with President Mutharika to be his running mate in the 2020 presidential elections. He is the son of Bakili Muluzi, Malawi’s second President, and Annie Chidzira Muluzi, Malawi’s former first lady. In November 2013, he married Angela Zachepa and they have two children.