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COURT FINDS FOUR PEOPLE WITH A CASE TO ANSWER IN MZUZU OVER MILLENIUM CHALLENGE ACCOUNT (MCA) FUNDS

On 7th December, 2017, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that Mr. Martin Zgambo, Chairperson of Village Grievances Resolution Management Committee (VGRMC) connived with Mr. Herbert Mandala of Snowy and Mountain Engineering Corporation (SMEC Mzuzu office) to defraud Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) funds which were meant for compensation of project affected persons (PAPs) at

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ACB ARRESTS DYSON MCHENGA, ROAD TRAFFIC ASSISTANT AT MWANZA BORDER

On 29th July, 2019, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) received a complaint alleging that public officers at Mwanza border were demanding bribes in order for them to issue cross border permits to bus operators ferrying passengers to the Republic of South Africa. On 4th December, 2019, the Anti-Corruption Bureau, in a joint operation with the Malawi

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ACB ARRESTS GRACE MISANJO IN BLANTYRE FOR RECEIVING DOUBLE SALARY

On 24th July, 2017, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that Grace Misanjo was still receiving a salary as a primary school teacher when she had left the profession in 2013 to further her studies and continued to do so after she secured another job with another public entity. The Anti-Corruption Bureau instituted investigations

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COURT GRANTS BAIL TO DR. DESMOND BIKOKO, FORMER MAYOR FOR LILONGWE CITY COUNCIL

On 26th October, 2017, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that Mayor for Lilongwe City Council Councilor Dr. Desmond Bikoko abused his office by issuing instructions to the Lilongwe City Council plot allocation committee to offer plots in Area 46 to beneficiaries without following procedures. The Anti-Corruption Bureau instituted investigations which established that Councilor

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Court sentences industrial relations court official in Lilongwe.

On 13th March, 2014 the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that Mr. Brian Katimba, Acting Registrar of the Industrial Relations Court in Lilongwe was soliciting an advantage from Burundian nationals. Two Burundian nationals sued Jesuit Relief Services at the Industrial relations Court for unfair dismissal. They were awarded K300, 000.00 each as compensation by

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Court finds Mtonga guilty for giving false information to the bureau

On 12 November, 2015 the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Louis Paul Mtonga for giving false information to the Bureau about the award of a contract to supply building materials for the construction of a school block at Lukwelukwe Primary School in Mzimba Hora Constituency. He was taken to Mzimba Magistrates’ court where he was charged with

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Court finds former Mangochi DC and four others with case to answer over LDF funds

In September, 2016, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that senior officers at Mangochi District Council had been abusing Local Development Fund (LDF) funds by drawing hefty night allowances for trips which were never undertaken. The Anti- Corruption Bureau instituted investigations which established that the District Commissioner for Mangochi District Council approved payment of

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High Court in Lilongwe dismisses compensation claims with costs.

On 29th April, 2019, the High Court in Lilongwe dismissed compensation claims in Civil cause number 518 of 2011 between Harry Phiri and the Bureau. Mr. Harry Phiri sued the Bureau for malicious prosecution, false imprisonment, defamation and legal costs of the suit. The legal suit was in relation to the case of suspected abuse

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Court convicts industrial Relations court official in Lilongwe.

On 13th March, 2014 the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that Mr. Brian Katimba, Acting Registrar of the Industrial Relations Court in Lilongwe was soliciting an advantage from Burundian nationals. Two Burundian nationals sued Jesuit Relief Services at the Industrial relations Court for unfair dismissal. They were awarded K300, 000.00 each as compensation by

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ACB arrests Karim, Kachingwe, and Commisioner Botomani in relation to Procurement of ration packs

On 4th December, 2018, the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Mr. Zameer Karim ofPioneer Investments and Mr. Grant Kachingwe. On 5th December, ACB arrestedCommissioner G.I. Botomani in relation to the contract to supply ration packs to theMalawi Police Service by Pioneer Investments in 2015. Zameer Karim is likely to be charged with one count of theft contrary

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