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Private company ‘captured’ Malawi’s attorney-general office

Evidence that the state's legal adviser improperly acted for multinational Raiply Malawi highlights concerns over the company's influence.

Catholic Church sent a priest accused of child abuse to work with children in Malawi

An investigation suggests the church's St John of God order covered up Brother Aidan Clohessy’s continued involvement with children in Malawi.

Malawi oil contracts under probe

Malawi’s Anti-Corruption Bureau is investigating agreements on petroleum blocks awarded under the presidencies of Bingu wa Mutharika and Joyce Banda.

Slaying the monster of financial crimes in Malawi

President Peter Mutharika says Malawi must fight back against the fraudulent movement of foreign exchange offshore, which is aggravating poverty.

Malawi Ombud goes after procurement bosses in ‘Tractorgate’ scandal

State procurement chiefs are unlikely to face any music, despite being implicated in Ombud report

Indian investor claims Malawian state abuse, torture in custody

An investor has accused agents of the Malawian state of abusing their power to harass him during his bitter private wrangle with a former associate.

Joyce Banda implicated in mystery payment related to oil, gas concessions

An explanation has been demanded for a $235,700 payment from a firm that landed major oil and gas exploration concessions on Lake Malawi.

Malawi ombud gets death threats after Tractorgate probe fingers state officials

Equipment for poor farmers allegedly auctioned and bought cheaply by government "beneficiaries".

Malawi ombud gets death threats for Tractorgate probe that fingers state officials

Equipment for poor farmers allegedly auctioned and bought cheaply by government ‘beneficiaries’.

Politically connected brothers, scandal, toxic loans – Malawi edition

Insider source claims Malawi's government has settled politically connected Sterling Timber International's 1.4-billion kwacha loan from a state bank.

Malawi is struggling to kick the habit but companies keep it dependent on tobacco

The country knows it needs to diversify its agriculture, but the vested interests of multinational giants is hampering its efforts.

Malawians want £100m for UK attack

Families of 51 freedom fighters are demanding reparation for 'unjustified killings' 56 years ago.

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