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Vol 55 No 18

Published 12th September 2014


Malawi

‘Cashgate’ crisis continues

Steps are being taken to protect the ‘big fish’. But donors know who they are and may not restore budget support unless the law is applied

The first conviction of a defendant in the Cashgate trial has set the tone for the rest of the trial; senior politicians on all sides may find themselves implicated. On 28 August former Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture Treazer Namathanga Senzani pleaded guilty to theft of public funds and agreed to return K63 mn. ($160,000) to the exchequer.

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