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ACB ARRESTS ODDOI KAMANGE IN RELATION TO CASH GATE

On 11th June, 2019, the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Mr. Oddoi C. Kamange (former Procurement Officer at the Ministry of Tourism) on suspicion that in 2013, he received K6,000,000.00 from Esnart Ndovi fully knowing that the money represented proceeds of crime. He is also suspected to have stolen K12,988,950.00 from the Malawi Government. Mr. Oddoi Kamange [...]
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COURT FINDS 4 WITH A CASE TO ANSWER OVER MILLENIUM CHALLENGE ACCOUNT 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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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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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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MPS AND MRA IN COLLABORATION WITH ACB ARREST BUSINESSMEN FOR ATTEMPTING TO BRIBE A PUBLIC OFFICER

On 7th March, 2019, the Malawi Police Service and Malawi Revenue Authority in collaboration the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Kashif Gilbert and Abbas Nasser for aiding and abetting Mr Youssef Abdul Khalek Nassour to corruptly give the sum of K10,000,000.00 (ten million Malawi Kwacha) to a Malawi Revenue Authority Manager in order for the said Manager [...]
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REVIEW AND UPDATE OF THE 2008 NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY (NACS)

The Malawi Government through the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is in the process of reviewing and updating the 2008 National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS). This is a tool designed to provide a holistic approach to the fight against corruption in Malawi. In 2008, the first NACS was developed to promote good governance and eradicate all forms of [...]

ACB ARRESTS KARIM, KACHINGWE AND COMMISSIONER BOTOMANI IN RELATION TO PROCUREMENT OF RATION PACKS

On 4th December, 2018, the Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested Mr. Zameer Karim of Pioneer Investments and Mr. Grant Kachingwe. On 5th December, ACB arrested Commissioner G.I. Botomani in relation to the contract to supply ration packs to the Malawi Police Service by Pioneer Investments in 2015. Zameer Karim is likely to be charged with one count [...]
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REVIEW AND UPDATE OF THE 2008 NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION STRATEGY (NACS)

CONTACT : EGRITA M. NDALA DATE : 26TH NOVEMBER, 2018 PHONE : 0 888 828 397 The Malawi Government through the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is commencing a review and update of the 2008 National Anti-Corruption Strategy (NACS). This is a tool designed to provide a holistic approach to the fight against corruption in Malawi. In [...]

ACB ARRESTS FOREIGNERS FOR ILLEGAL ENTRY INTO MALAWI

On 4th November, 2018 the Anti-Corruption Bureau in conjunction with the Malawi Police Service arrested twenty (20) people from Pakistan and their Pakistani agents in Malawi. They were arrested after they entered Malawi through Kamuzu International Airport using illegally obtained visas. This is a continuation of investigations by the Bureau on allegations of connivance among [...]
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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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