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Vol 57 No 16

Published 5th August 2016


Malawi

Unending flow of Cashgate

More and more prominent names are coming into prosecutors' sights but their political masters are applying the brakes

The conviction on 21 July of former Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara for conspiracy to murder is not just a victory for Malawian justice but a major morale boost for those prosecuting the Cashgate defendants. Prosecutors and Anti-Corruption Bureau staff have been feeling no love from the government of President Peter Mutharika and they bemoan the slowdown in ACB prosecutions since the President appointed Lucas Kondowe as Director General in October 2014.

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