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Vol 62 No 18

Published 9th September 2021


Allies prove a trial for the President

After a year in office the head of state is losing the faith of the public as allies, friends, relations and ministers generate scandal

President Lazarus Chakwera has had a torrid month. He sacked Chikosa Silungwe, the Attorney-General, on 2 August, and two of his most senior aides were arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau alongside the Energy Minister, Newton Kambala, on corruption charges a week later.

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