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The Jappie Mhango allowances fiasco is only the tip of the Iceberg of corruption in Malawi

If you’ve followed this blog for any length of time, you’ll know that Malawi has a big corruption problem. It is a fact and there’s no getting away from it. … Continue reading

May 4, 2020 · Leave a comment

Saulos Chilima & the Devil

There comes a point in a leader’s life when they have a critical choice over an important matter. The decision they make defines them forever. There is a little known … Continue reading

February 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

When it comes to corruption, Britain really should shut up | Simon Jenkins | The Guardian

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST)

Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST) is an initiative recently launched in Malawi Launching the CoST Malawi website, on Monday evening, Vice President of Malawi Saulos Chilima said that: “I hope … Continue reading

February 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Inequality in graphs and images

Lately, talk of inequality has dominated the media. Everybody is talking about it. Probably because of this year’s Davos Summit, but everyone seems to be keen on reminding us just … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Tanzanian PM under pressure to resign over alleged fraudulent payments

“This appears to be one of the biggest corruption scandals in Tanzania’s history and has been long drawn out at great cost to the Tanzanian people,” said a Transparency International spokeswoman. “This web of corruption in the energy sector risks undermining donor and investor confidence, and the country’s ability to secure much needed financing for power-production from development partners. This curtails Tanzania’s chances of meeting the current gaps in the energy sector and the growing demand for power.”

November 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Former Malawian President Joyce Banda implicated in the Cashgate Scandal by Oswald Lutepo

Joyce Banda is a good mother. This I’m inclined to believe because a reliable source who it so happens knows her step-children, told me so. According to this completely reliable … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 1 Comment