Malawi Prepares for 'Cashgate' Trial

The High Court in Lilongwe will host the country's largest-ever corruption trial where senior government officials will face charges for the alleged theft of public funds.

  • Malawi:   Malawi 'Cashgate' Trials Begin

    VOA, 29 January 2014

    In Malawi, the trials of more than 60 suspects arrested in connection with the theft of more than $250 million in public funds have begun in the capital, Lilongwe. The corruption… Read more »


  • Malawi:   Former Justice Minister Arrested

    allAfrica, 27 January 2014

    Former Malawian Justice Minister Raphael Kasambara and a senior civil servant were arrested on money-laundering charges on Monday, report the country's newspapers. 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:   Darkness Reins Over Cashgate

    OSISA, 22 January 2014

    Following the massive looting of taxpayers' money known as cash-gate, Joyce Banda's government promised Malawians that they would thoroughly investigate the scandal so as to bring… Read more »

  • Malawi:   'Cashgate' Puts Banda's Political Future in Question

    VOA, 21 January 2014

    An official with Malawi's environmental ministry was found in his car with $300,000 in cash last September, touching off a series of events that resulted in a massive corruption… Read more »

  • Malawi:   Scandal Probe Could Impact Polls

    VOA, 1 January 2014

    Public criticism is mounting in Malawi and some international donors are withholding development aid after the alleged theft of more than $250 million in public funds and an… Read more »

  • Malawi:   Kasambara, Manondo Charged With Attempted Murder

    Malawi News Agency, 11 November 2013

    Former Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Ralph Kasambara on Monday appeared before the Lilongwe Senior Resident Magistrate Court on a murder case contrary to section… Read more »

  • Malawi:   Cashgate - Former Malawi Justice Minister Arrested

    RFI, 9 November 2013

    Malawi police say former justice minister Ralph Kasambala has been arrested on charges of attempting to assassinate Paul Mphwiyo, an anti-corruption treasury official. Read more »

  • Malawi:   Civil Groups Protest Handling of Cashgate Scandal

    VOA, 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:   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 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 »

Malawi’s President Joyce Banda has vowed to bring all guilty parties to book (file photo).


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