Maizegate Scandal - Sacked Malawian Minister's House Raided
The graft-busting body, Anti-Corruption Bureau which is investigating fired minister of agriculture George Chaponda over the maizegate scam, has searched his house and seized mobile phones.
Nyasa Times, 15 March 2017
Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) seized mobile phones from former minister of Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda and investigators are analysing incriminating evidence. Read more »
Former Agriculture minister George Chaponda.
Nyasa Times, 14 March 2017
Parliament's Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has said it needs K10 million to fund its probe of six cabinet ministers involved in K236 billion cashgate. Read more »
A commission of inquiry has found Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda has a case to answer on allegations of buying maize at U.S.$34,5 million ... Read more »
President Peter Mutharika has fired George Chaponda following a series of allegations of corrupt practices in the maize procurement process from Zambia. Read more »
Malawi's Agricultural Development and Marketing Cooperation reportedly bought maize at U.S.$34,5 million from a Zambian company instead of buying it at U.S.$21.5 million directly ... Read more »