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:  Civil Groups Protest Handling of Cashgate Scandal

    Voice of America, 9 December 2013

    Civil groups in Malawi have launched a new drive called Black Monday to protest the government's handling of the so-called Cashgate scandal - in which millions in public money was ... read more »

  • Malawi:  Mphwiyo Will 'Cooperate' With Investigators, Family Insists On Privacy

    Media Institute of Southern Africa, 7 December 2013

    The family of shot Ministry of Finance budget director Paul Mphwiyo have insisted that the gun-shot survivor needs privacy from the media to recuperate but he is committed to ... read more »

  • Malawi:  Malawi Cashgate Scandal - Ralph Kasambara Arrested

    Malawi News Agency, 8 November 2013

    Former Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara has been arrested by Police and is remanded at Kanengo Police Station in Lilongwe. Reports reaching Malawi News Agency (Mana) indicate that ... read more »

  • Malawi:  Donors Withhold Aid Over Cashgate Scandal

    Voice of America, 7 November 2013

    Several donor nations are withholding aid to Malawi in reaction to a growing scandal over government graft known as Cashgate. The latest to announce the delay of funding are donors ... read more »

  • Malawi:  Cashgate a Sin of Previous Regimes - Ministers

    Malawi News Agency, 25 October 2013

    As an emergency Parliamentary meeting was underway in Lilongwe on Thursday, Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr Cornelius Mwalwanda and Minister of Energy, Ibrahim Matola insisted that ... read more »

  • Malawi:  VP Reports Arrests in Malawi 'Cashgate' Scandal

    Voice of America, 21 October 2013

    Malawi's Vice President, Khumbo Kachale, has announced that the government is cracking down on corruption in the cabinet in the wake of what has become known as the "Cashgate" ... read more »

  • Malawi:  JB Dates CSOs, Warns Govt Will Not Shield Anyone in 'Cashgate Scandal'

    Malawi News Agency, 19 October 2013

    President Dr. Joyce Banda on Friday warned that his Government will not shield anyone who was involved in the rooting of public resources at Capital Hill saying they should be ... read more »

  • Malawi:  President Banda Grapples With Graft

    ThinkAfricaPress, 17 October 2013

    Following the Cashgate scandal in which several government officials were found with wads of cash stashed in their homes and cars, the spotlight is on President Banda. read more »

  • Malawi:  Govt Moves to Deal with Corruption Scandal

    Voice of America, 25 October 2013

    Malawi's parliament has wrapped a week of debate on a major government corruption scandal known as "Cashgate." Efforts are underway to stem the corruption, prosecute those ... read more »

  • Malawi:  Corruption Fight Snatches Most Senior Official to Date

    Voice of America, 25 October 2013

    Malawi's Director of Public Prosecutions says his office has been given a blank check to go after public officials who accused of involvement in the so-called "cashgate" scandal in ... read more »


  • Malawi Battles Govt Corruption

    Voice of America
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    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 »

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