New DPP Masauko Chamkakala has a stunningly rich resume having worked in top positions of various Malawi government institutions

* Chamkakala once worked in the Office of President & Cabinet in government contracting unit as legal director * In the Malawi National Assembly (2006-2009), he was the legal counsel serving as special legal advisor to the Speaker * At the World Bank he was an investigator where he also conducted investigations in the World Bank funded projects * Was part of the process of setting up the Malawi Legal Aid Bureau as a national institution By Duncan Mlanjira…

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Fired DPP Kayuni confessed to Chakwera of his deep regret for his unsound judgment that led to arrest of ACB’s Chizuma

Kayuni replaced by Masauko Edwin Chamkakala * To prevent him from using a public office to settle a personal injury, I have removed Dr. Kayuni from office with immediate effect * And I thank him for his many years of service and I have directed that he be replaced by Masauko Edwin Chamkakala as the new DPP By Duncan Mlanjira The report from the Commission of Inquiry — which President Chakwera constituted to probe circumstances that led to the…

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President Chakwera stands by his decision made a year ago by refuseing to bow down to calls to fire Chizuma

Martha Chizuma * I want to make this clear today: I stand by my decision to not fire Ms. Chizuma a year ago * And I stand by my choice of her as my champion against corruption today *  I have never said that this means that no one else is allowed to bring a case against her for their own injuries, because that would be unconstitutional By Duncan Mlanjira President Lazarus Chakwera still considers Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director…

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Suspected thief of K6.5m at Gateway Mall arrested after being captured on CCTV; K2.174m recovered

The suspect Fradrick Nyamula * The CCTV footage went viral on social media showing Nyamula continuously surveying the vehicle * After he parked his Honda Fit next to the X-Trail * He tried to open the passenger door but was unsuccessful * His accomplice circled around the car park before parking a vehicle away from the X-Trail By Natasha Muthete, MANA & Duncan Mlanjira, Maravi Express Lilongwe Police Station has arrested Fradrick Nyamula, 39, who was caught on CCTV…

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Police recover child stolen four years ago; 35-year-old suspect arrested

* The suspect volunteered to carry a mother’s eight-months-old girl for her to properly select clothes at the market * After finishing choosing clothes, she found the woman and the child had disappeared * Police instituted an investigation which led to the arrest of Gumbo and the child, now four-years old has reunited with her mother By Aliko Munde, MANA Jenda Police have arrested a 35-year-old Ester Gumbo suspected to have stolen an eight months old child four years…

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ICON Properties commits to provide a Police Unit at Chichiri Shopping Centre

* To not only tighten security of shoppers at the mall but will also extend to provide security for the surrounding areas * We are committed to ensuring that there is enough security for our tenants and the shoppers * We noted that our law enforcers observed some security challenge which was being faced around Chichiri area By Victor Singano Jnr, Correspondent In an effort aimed at tightening security around Chichiri Shopping Centre and the surrounding area, ICON Properties…

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Five arrested over murder in Salima; Two people killed in Mzimba within a week

* The suspects allegedly caught the deceased stealing chickens and started assaulting him * In Mzimba, a 19-year-old student, Bless Nyirenda died on Friday due to head injuries after being assaulted by two teenage brothers * An elderly man, Jobin Munthali was found lying lifeless in a field by a woman By Fostina Mkandawire & Aliko Munde, MANA Police in Salima have arrested five people on suspicion that they killed a man suspected to be a thief while in…

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Lingadzi Police arrest TNM employee; mobile money agent and 2 ex-convicts suspected of defrauding millions from people by hacking phones

The suspects; Sungani is a TNM and Airtel Money agent and the others ex-convicts * There had been various cases reported in different stations nationwide throughout the year * The station’s CID section assigned its three skilled detectives who invaded Zomba City * To investigate, uncover and end the malpractice of sim swap and theft of money in various bank accounts nationwide By Duncan Mlanjira Lingadzi Police have arrested four people — one a TNM employee based at Zomba…

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Chizuma ‘recovers with integrity’ just as theme of International Anti-Corruption Day

Chizuma welcomes the President at the event in Kasungu * Her tone and body language in Kasungu just resonated well over her last week’s assault against her professionalism * Warns perpetrators of speedy trial as Parliament approved establishment of a special court for fiscal and corruption cases * For the first time the number of cases that have been investigated has increased by 27% By Duncan Mlanjira After being disgraced by being arrested by President Lazarus Chakwera’s own government,…

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Castel Malawi declares itself a corrupt-free company through ‘Say It Loud’ campaign

The event started with a street parade led by the Malawi Defence Force brass band * Joins the President and the rest of the nation’s stakeholders in taking a stand to raise public awareness on anti-corruption * By encouraging its employees and the public at large to work on innovative solutions that can help win the fight against the malpractice * Let us all hold hands together by not being corrupt ourselves by reporting all manner of corruption and…

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