Tags : corruption

FORMER CABINET MINISTER CONVICTED OVER ILLEGAL ISSUANCE OF PASSPORTS

By Emma Zawanda Justice Dr Chifundo Kachale has convicted former Cabinet Minister Uladi Mussa and former Regional Immigration Officer David Kwanjana in a case involving illegal issuance of passports.   Mussa, a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice president for the central region, was arrested for aiding foreign nationals to obtain Malawian passports illegally.  Mussa has […]Read More

GOVERNEMT TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR DUBIOUS LAND DEALS

By Kenson McCloud Following revelations of dubious land sales, a youth activist has called on youths to hold government to account. Speaking to Timveni,  Pemphero Mphande is of the view that government falls short of ending the malpractice.  According to Mphande there is need to put in place deliberate policy limiting size of land one […]Read More

ACB CHALLENGES COUNCILS TO STOP ABUSING PUBLIC RESOURCES

By Staff Reporter Amid growing concerns about plunder of public resources in district and city councils, the Anti-Corruption Bureau has challenged authorities to desist from abusing dev elopment funds.  ACB’s Senior Public Education Officer Jonathan Chisale said duty bearers must strive to end corrupt acts to ensure the country maximizes its development potential.  Chisale has […]Read More

PAC CALLS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS ON CONTROLLING OFFICERS

By Meclina Chirwa The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has cautioned government to discipline controlling officers in a bid to avoid abuse of public resources. Chairperson of the committee Shadreck Namalomba disclosed this when presenting a 2018 audit report in Parliament. According to Namalomba, findings of the committee show that there is systemic disregard of […]Read More

HRDC OVERWHELMED BY PUBLIC RESPONSE ON WHISTLE BLOWER INITIATIVE

The Human Rights Defenders Coalition says its whistleblower initiative has received a thousand complaints of corrupt practices. The rights body launched the program to unmask corruption committed in government and other sectors of the economy.   Figure 1: HRDC Chairperson Gift Trapence speaking during press briefing Speaking at a media briefing in Lilongwe on Wednesday, […]Read More