On 4th October, 2017, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received an allegation that Michael
Mazibuko was employed as Physical Planning Ranger in the Ministry of Lands,
Housing and Urban Development even though he did not meet the academic
requirement stated in the job advertisement.
The Bureau conducted investigations into the allegation and found that Mr. Kingstone
Mazibuko, father to Michael, while working as the Human Resource Management
Officer at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development shortlisted his son
for interviews although he did not qualify.
On 13th October, 2021, the Bureau arrested Mr. Kingstone Mazibuko. He was taken
to court on 14th October where he was charged with one count of abuse of office
contrary to Section 25 B (1) of the Corrupt Practices Act.
He was granted bail after satisfying the following conditions:
• Produced to the Court K50,000 cash as bail bond
• Ordered to report at ACB offices in Lilongwe once every fortnight on
• Produced one surety bonded at K500,000.00 not cash
• surrendered travel documents to the Court
He will appear in Court on 2nd December, 2021 for commencement of trial.
EGRITA M. NDALA
PRINCIPAL PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: DIRECTOR GENERAL