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Paul Mphwiyo


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Short walk to freedom

Judge Mwaungulu rejected the bail application of Kasambara's accomplices, who shot former budget director at the Finance Ministry Paul Mphwiyo after he had fallen out with Kasambara over dividing the spoils of the Cashgate corruption scandal (AC Vol 57 No 18, Kasambara incarcerated)...


Banda’s Faustian pact

Banda has been implicated in the 2013-14 Cashgate scandal that rocked Malawi and led to the prosecution of four senior public servants: Oswald Lutepo, Leonard Kalonga, Treza Namathanga Senzani (now deceased) and Paul Mphwiyo, a former director of budget at the Ministry of Finance (AC Vol 57 No 2, Banda on the run & Vol 57 No 16, Unending flow of Cashgate)...


Kasambara incarcerated

The trial of a former Justice Minister and Attorney General came to a dramatic end on 24 August as the High Court in Lilongwe sentenced Ralph Kasambara to 13 years for conspiracy to murder Paul Mphwiyo, the former Budget Director at the Finance Ministry...


Unending flow of Cashgate

Kasambara and two others, business associate Pika Manondo and former soldier Macdonald Kumwembe, were convicted of conspiracy to murder National Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo on 13 September 2013, and the last two of attempted murder (AC Vol 54 No 21, Shooting triggers reshuffle)...

On 22 August, he is expected to be sentenced to up to 14 years in prison for conspiring to murder his friend-turned-nemesis Paul Mphwiyo...


Banda on the run

A succession of witnesses and defendants in trials for money-laundering and theft of government funds, as well in the case of the attempted murder of ex-National Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo, named her as the central figure in the US$60 million fraud (AC Vol 54 No 21, Shooting triggers reshuffle)...


Small fish chase big fish

He said he met the then National Budget Director, Paul Mphwiyo, and many officials who had passwords for government financial systems and that he was promised protection after the Cashgate cases came to light...


No end to Banda’s odyssey

She is also under pressure from her former Justice Minister and Attorney General, Ralph Kasambara, who wants to call her as a defence witness in his trial for conspiracy to murder former National Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo...


Banda rejects Cashgate claim

Manondo, whom Paul Mphwiyo claims was among the group of men who shot him, said police officers ordered him to implicate Kasambara and his privileges in custody were withheld until he agreed to do so (AC Vol 55 No 18, Cashgate crisis continues)...


Cashgate, gaolgate

The arrest of former National Budget Director Paul Mphwiyo and his wife on 18 October is proof that the Cashgate scandal has yet to peak, say political and legal insiders in Lilongwe...


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