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Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera

Date of Birth: 5 April 1955
Place of Birth: Lilongwe, Malawi


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Veep graft case abandoned

The corruption case against Malawi's Vice-President Saulos Chilima has been abandoned on the order of President Lazarus Chakwera...


Chakwera furious at US visa ban

The United States government has slapped a visa ban on four former senior Malawi government officials including the former Head of the Malawi Police Service George Kainja over corruption allegations regarding Malawian-born British citizen Zuneth Sattar provoking an outburst from President Lazarus Chakwera...


Generals persist with banned arms deal

Joint investigationIt was in June 2022 that President Lazarus Chakwera announced to the public that all contracts with Sattar had been cancelled although some had been officially stopped several months before...


IMF devaluation demand shock

President Lazarus Chakwera was accused of running away when he left the country on 8 November for Saudi Arabia despite knowing that the kwacha would be devalued by 44% hours after his departure...


You can run and you can hide

It has since been claimed that the fertiliser cannot be supplied which is another embarrassment for President Lazarus Chakwera...


Mutharika manoeuvres for a comeback

President Lazarus Chakwera's administration is mired in allegations of corruption and nepotism while his Vice-President Saulos Chilima whose executive powers were removed after he was charged with accepting bribes has all but cut relations with him...

Activists block water contract loan President Lazarus Chakwera is facing reputational trouble over the attempt to give state backing to a 105 billion kwacha loan (US$103 million) to Khato Civils whose owner Simbi Phiri is a friend and financier of the head of state...


Anti-corruption furore goes global

President Lazarus Chakwera has distanced himself from the campaign against Chizuma but his close colleagues continue to harass her relentlessly – to the extent that the affair could mean foreign governments start cutting aid...

Donors signal their outrage A delegation of western ambassadors held a three-hour meeting with President Lazarus Chakwera at State House on 3 February over the government's obsession with stopping Anti-Corruption Bureau boss Martha Chizuma from investigating high-level corruption...

President Lazarus Chakwera has promised to address the concerns of the foreign governments...


Chakwera's travels and travails

Nobody was surprised to see President Lazarus Chakwera's motorcade loudly booed as it swooped past motorists languishing in long queues for scarce petrol on the weekend of 3-4 November...

President Lazarus Chakwera has replaced Lobin Lowe as agriculture minister with the Lands Minister Sam Kawale but strongly denied that K30bn was lost...


Chakwera sacks and attacks

President Lazarus Chakwera has reacted to the Anti-Corruption Bureau report that he demanded to be produced within three weeks by sacking key officials but also by attacking the ACB...


Bribery accusations engulf government

The case of businessman Zuneth Sattar who is being jointly investigated by Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) and Britain's National Crime Agency (NCA) for alleged bribery over 10 years is ratcheting up pressure on President Lazarus Chakwera's beleaguered government in Lilongwe...


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