Malawi Faces Protests Over Graft Scandal

Civic groups have teamed up to protest against the government's handling of a corruption scandal in which millions of public money was misappropriated.


  • Malawi Battles Govt Corruption

    Voice of America
    Publication Date:
    18 October 2013

    Malawi's president is tackling corruption amidst threats from the European Union to withdraw funding through the appointment of a cabinet which ... see more »

  • Malawi:  Corruption 'Cripples' Healthcare

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 24 October 2013

    Extensive looting of public funds by government officials in Malawi has dangerously undermined the country's public health sector, with hundreds of public health workers striking ... read more »

  • Malawi:  ACB Arrests Government Chief Tourism Officer in 'Cashgate Scandal'

    Malawi News Agency, 19 October 2013

    The Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested Leonard Kalonga, Chief Tourism Officer in the Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife on suspicion that he connived with different people to ... read more »

  • Malawi:  Joyce Banda Challenges Assan to Employ New Strategies in Combating Graft

    Malawi News Agency, 16 October 2013

    President Dr. Joyce Banda Wednesday directed the new Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister, Fahad Assan, to look at new strategies of fighting corruption in the country. read more »

Corruption has diverted funds from already under-funded health facilities .