Rethinking politically fuelled corruption in Malawi

Not long ago one politician made headlines by claiming we are all corrupt in this country. Sadly, he ended up getting convicted on similar...

Finance Minister Lipenga under fire over US$76m Apollo contracts

Finance Minister Ken Lipenga faces new calls to resign and pave way for investigation after being accused of using his influence to award a...

Malawi’s State House in shady oil deal

Malawi’s State House has dragged the country into a crude oil contract with a Nigerian firm that could be costly for the already troubled...

Brown Mpinganjira, PP officials in maize fraud

Chuzi Group of companies owned by PP's Brown Mpinganjira has been given a contract to supply white maize to Admarc. The quantity is 40,000 metric...

Catch the ‘big fish’ in fighting corruption, key donors urge Malawi

Donors operating under Common Approach to Budgetary Support (Cabs) on Wednesday urged the Malawi Government to vigorously pursue corruption cases against 'big fish'. Cabs also...

Malawi loses K5 billion in corruption

Malawi government has lost close to a whopping K5 billion in the last five years due to high-level corrupt practices that involved top government...

Judge issues warning to Bakili Muluzi

High Court Judge Maclean Kamwambe has issued a stern warning to former president Bakili Muluzi and his lawyers that he would be forced to...

Government pays K7.6 billion for idle road projects

Roads Fund Administration (RFA) has confirmed it is paying K7.6 billion bill to contractors in claims for compensations on six idle road projects. The contractors...

Questions raised on the whereabouts of K1.3bn maize funding allocated to...

Controversy surrounds the K1.3 billion (about $3.6 million) Malawi Government allocated to Admarc in the 2012/13 budget for maize purchase on behalf of the...

Malawi Watch accuses TEVETA of corruption

As TEVET continues to turn a blind eye on calls by general public to address a standing issue involving PACT College, in which it...

Corruption fueling poverty in Malawi-Chinsinga

A corrupt tendency by politicians is the main catalyst for Malawi’s poor showing, in terms of development and economic gains, political analysts observe. According to...

Mardef secretly loans out K1.6 billion

Malawi Rural Development Fund (Mardef) has already given out a total of K1.6 billion loans from the K3billion Youth Enterprise Development Fund (Yedef) since...

Anglican Church gets State House fertiliser, which is understood as a...

The Anglican Church in Malawi has swallowed its pride and received the State House fertiliser it rejected three weeks ago. The cat was let out...

Joyce Banda takes masikono to Capital Radio… Bribes chief reporter Timothy...

In her continued effort to silence critical journalists and buying positive publicity, President Joyce Banda has invaded Capital Radio and has already bribed its...

Zodiak Radio’s Kazako accepts mk20 million bribe to promote Joyce Banda

Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) Chief executive Gospel Kazako has received a MK20 million bribe from President Joyce Banda. Joyce Banda has paid the money...

Govt withholds Katopola’s car

PARLIAMENT has been withholding a brand new Toyota Prado vehicle it bought for Clerk of Parliament four months ago as it awaits legal guidance...

Paladin Kayelekera uranium mining agreement won’t be renegotiated

Paladin Africa Limited has declared that it will not renegotiate the Kayelekera uranium mining agreement with the Malawi government until the expiry of the...

DfID seeks transparency in drug saga, DfID not aware of presidential...

Department for International Development (DfID) of the UK has said it expects nothing less than transparency in drug procurement by Malawi’s Central Medical Stores...