Malawi Court Finally Grants Bail To Dr. Chaponda, Transglobe Boss

Malawi Court Finally Grants Bail To Dr. Chaponda, Transglobe Boss

At around quarter to six in the evening on Thursday, the Blantyre Magistrate Court gave bail to former Minister of Agriculture, George Chaponda, alongside Director of Transglobe Export Produce Limited, Rashid Tayub. The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Wednesday arrested Chaponda and Tayub for their alleged involvement in the dubious maize purchase from Zambia. The two […]

Malawi Court Rebuffs Chaponda…Remains In Custody At Blantyre Police Pending Bail Hearing

Malawi Court Rebuffs Chaponda…Remains In Custody At Blantyre Police Pending Bail Hearing

The Chief Resident Magistrate for Blantyre Court Simeon M’dedza has refused to suspend warrant of arrest for former Agriculture Minister George Chaponda. The defence counsel representing Chaponda had this morning applied to the court to invalidate the warrant of arrest on three grounds. He remains in custody at Blantyre police pending bail hearing. Making the […]

Hundreds Gather At ACB Offices In Blantyre Anxiously Waiting To See Chaponda

Hundreds Gather At ACB Offices In Blantyre Anxiously Waiting To See Chaponda

Hundreds of people have gathered at Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) offices in Blantyre, anxiously waiting outside to see former Agriculture Minister George Chaponda. Chaponda was appearing before ACB officials from 8:30 in the morning, before being arrested for his involvement in the #maizegate. ACB says he will likely be charged with with corruptly performing public functions, […]

“We Established That There Were Offences Committed In The Procurement Of Maize From Zambia-ACB Speaks Out On Chaponda’s Arrest

“We Established That There Were Offences Committed In The Procurement Of Maize From Zambia-ACB Speaks Out On Chaponda’s Arrest

Tel: + 265 (0) 1 770 166 + 265 (0) 1 770 130 Fax: + 265 (0) 1 774 585 e-mail: anti-corruption@acbmw.org P.O. Box 2437, Lilongwe, Malawi PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT : EGRITA M. NDALA DATE : 19th JULY, 2017 PHONE : 0 888 828 397 ACB ARRESTS FORMER MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE- HON. […]

VP Chilima Pledges Full Support To Mutharika… I’m Ready To Fight For The Party To The End

VP Chilima Pledges Full Support To Mutharika… I’m Ready To Fight For The Party To The End

Vice President Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima has pledged full support to President Peter Mutharika and the DPP family saying he is ready to fight for the party to the end. Speaking when welcoming President Mutharika at Biwi Triangle in Lilongwe from Blantyre where he had presided over the opening of the Mercy James Pediatric Center, […]

Oops!MCP Has Been Sold Out To A “Businessman From Chikhwawa”- APM Pays Tribute

Oops!MCP Has Been Sold Out To A “Businessman From Chikhwawa”- APM Pays Tribute

President Peter Mutharika has declared his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), the last one standing saying the main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has been sold out to a “businessman from Chikhwawa”. Mutharika was addressing a mass gathering at Biwi Triangle in Lilongwe on a stop over from Blantyre where he had presided over the opening […]

“You Are My Son; Don’t Listen To What People Say, The Vice President Is My Son-APM Declares

“You Are My Son; Don’t Listen To What People Say,  The Vice President Is My Son-APM Declares

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Tuesday received loud applause from thousands of people that gathered at Biwi Triangle when he described the Vice President as his most Beloved Son. “You are my son; don’t listen to what people say. The Vice President is my son.” Mutharika has since called for intra-party unity with his […]

New Broom: Chitipa’s Central MP Clement Fukumele Mukumbwa Rejoices Over Cabinet Appointment

New Broom: Chitipa’s Central MP Clement Fukumele Mukumbwa Rejoices Over Cabinet Appointment

Chitipa Central MP Clement Mukumbwa (Democratic Progressive Party –DPP) has said he surprised but delighted that President Peter Mutharika has hired him into his lean cabinet. Another new entrant  is Ntcheu North East MP Everton Chimulirenji AS Deputy Minister of Defence replacing sacked Vincent Ghambi.Mukumbwa is the new entrant in Cabinet as Deputy Minister of Gender, Children, […]

Pressure Mounts On MCP To Settle K265mil City Rates Bill With Lilongwe City Council

Pressure Mounts On MCP To Settle K265mil City Rates Bill With Lilongwe City Council

Lilongwe City Council has given Malawi Congress Party (MCP) a whopping K265 million city rates bill for the party headquarters in Lilongwe, almost removing the party celebration mood for its new political catches. Party spokesperson Eisenhower Mkaka protested the bill, saying the building is not usable since Malawi Defense Force soldiers bombed it in 1993 […]

Casualties In New Cabinet: Dr. Peter Kumpalume, Vincent Ghambi

Casualties In New Cabinet: Dr. Peter Kumpalume, Vincent Ghambi

Dr Peter Kumpalume and Vincent Ghambi, M.P.are the only casulties in the just released cabinet. Kumpalume was the minister of health while Ghambi was the deputy minister of education. Here is the full list: Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development: Honourable Goodall Gondwe Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism-Henry Mussa Minister Of Health-Atupele Muluzi […]

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