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ACB ARRESTS MISHECK ESSAU, CEO FOR CDH INVESTMENT BANK

On 5th March, 2019, the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Mr. Misheck Essau Chief Executive Officer of CDH Investment Bank for omitting to conduct due diligence and monitor the business relationship and the transactions of Pioneer Investments with CDH Investment Bank. Misheck Essau is likely to be charged with conspiracy contrary to Section 35 as read with [...]
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HIGH COURT IN LILONGWE DISMISSES COMPENSATION CLAIMS WITH COSTS

On 14th January, 2019, the High Court in Lilongwe dismissed compensation claims in Civil case number 779 of 2014 between Greselder Jeffrey, Brian Kachingwe, Agnes Kaphikire representing Philip Kaphikire (deceased) and Tadala Chakhaza representing Brighton Chakhaza (deceased) and the Bureau. The first two sued the Bureau for malicious prosecution, false imprisonment, defamation, breach of contract [...]
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COURT FINDS TEN GUILTY AND ACQUITS ONE IN LILONGWE

On 12th September, 2013, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that Government Officers at Capital Hill were making fraudulent entries in the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS). The Anti-Corruption Bureau immediately instituted investigations. The Bureau investigations had established that between November 2010 and May 2011, Cornelius Kampamtengo, Yvonne Kaphamtengo, Chikondi Chimutu, Emmanuel Mazalale [...]
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ACB ARRESTS SENIOR CLINICAL OFFICER IN LILONGWE

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT : EGRITA M. NDALA DATE : 20th September, 2018 PHONE : 0 888 828 397 ACB ARRESTS SENIOR CLINICAL OFFICER IN LILONGWE On 19th September, 2018 the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Mr. Charles Phiri, Senior Clinical Officer at Kamuzu Central Hospital. It is alleged that he authored a medical report [...]

ARRESTS OF GROUP VILLAGE HEADMAN JALI IN ZOMBA

On 25th September, 2018 the ACB arrested Mr. Austin Doisi Makwinja (Group Village Headman Jali) on suspicion that he was demanding two coupons from each of the fifteen village headmen under his jurisdiction. The investigation conducted by ACB established that he had collected 54 coupons from the village headmen between 2010 and 2014. It was [...]

ACB ARRESTS FOREIGNERS FOR ILLEGAL ENTRY INTO MALAWI

On 22nd September, 2018 the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested eight immigrants which included Pakistanis and Bangladeshis after they illegally entered the country through Kamuzu International Airport. They were arrested at Zalewa after they boarded a bus to Blantyre. This comes after the Bureau is investigating an allegation of connivance among public officers in allowing foreigners to [...]

CLEARANCE FOR CHANGE OF MOTOR VEHICLE OWNERSHIP

The Anti-Corruption has been vetting all applications regarding change of motor vehicle ownership after the discovery of the plunder of public resources which came to be known as cash gate at the end of 2013. This was done to curb concealment of proceeds of crime through change of ownership. After implementing this for the past [...]
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BAIL CONDITIONS FOR Eng. HIWA

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT : EGRITA M. NDALA DATE : 21st JUNE, 2017 PHONE : 0 888 828 397 On 21st June, 2017, the Anti-Corruption Bureau took Eng, Hiwa to Lilongwe Magistrate’s Court. He was released on bail on the following conditions: • Produced to the Court the sum of K200,000.00 cash • [...]
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ACB Malawi hosted the heads of ACAs 2017 meeting

7th Commonweal th Regional Conference for Heads of Anti- Corruption Agencies in Africa,29 May – 2 June 2017 COMMUNIQUÉ 1. WE, the Heads and Representatives of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa, meeting at the 7th Regional Conference of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa hosted by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Malawi, organised by the Commonwealth [...]
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ACB ARRESTS PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST AT THE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN LILONGWE

In April, 2017, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received a complaint alleging that the Acting Director of Science and Technology in the Ministry of Education in Lilongwe had abused his office by using a Government Cheque to repay a personal loan. The Anti- Corruption Bureau instituted investigations which established that Mr. Patrick Mphadzula had used a Government [...]
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