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Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera

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


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Fraud furore engulfs Chakwera

Accusations of procurement corruption fraud and bribery are gripping the public and damaging the image of President Lazarus Chakwera a strong critic of his predecessors over graft...

Coping with Malawi's royal 'thievery' The beleaguered President Lazarus Chakwera when in opposition once called his predecessor Peter Mutharika 'prince of thieves'...


President's situation is no joke

Sixteen months after garnering an impressive electoral mandate President Lazarus Chakwera is on the back foot anxiously deflecting accusations that his administration is incompetent and corrupt...

' Police round up DPP officials The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) – as well as detaining officials and advisors close to President Lazarus Chakwera – has been strongly focused on alleged corruption in the previous administration of President Peter Mutharika and his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)...


No justice for Cashgate crooks

Although President Lazarus Chakwera swept into power 16 months ago promising new action against corruption his prosecutors are focused on the crimes of the previous administration and closing the book on Cashgate is no more a priority than it was under the two previous presidents...


High expectations of HH

On 27 September Blair flew in a top-of-the-range 16-seat Falcon 7X business jet chartered from Volkswagen Air Services a subsidiary of the German car-maker to Dakar where he met President Macky Sall before flying on the 28th to Lilongwe where he met President Lazarus Chakwera...


Chakwera loses his lustre

As befits a devout evangelist and former pastor President Lazarus Chakwera promised to lead Malawians 'to Canaan' after winning last year's dramatic election a re-run of the previous poll cancelled by judges over fraud by ex-President Peter Mutharika's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP – AC Vol 61 No 18 shaky start for the new broom)...


By-election bust-up

President Lazarus Chakwera's Malawi Congress Party won a narrow victory over its coalition partner the United Transformation Movement in the bitterly contested Karonga Central by-election on 10 November...


Stress test for the Tonse Alliance

The Tonse Alliance partners who wrested power from President Peter Mutharika's Democratic Progressive party so convincingly in June in are now in a fight that is putting at risk the four-month-old administration of President Lazarus Chakwera's Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and the United Transformation Movement (UTM) of Vice-President Saulos Chilima (AC Vol 61 No 18 A shaky start for the new broom)...

' The Tony Blair Institute told Africa Confidential it 'is in early stage discussions to scope support it might provide in future to the Government of President Lazarus Chakwera'...


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