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Chizuma Is Not First Public Officer To Be Interdicted

Chizuma Is Not First Public Officer To Be Interdicted

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By Sylvester ChibwanaMartha Chizuma is the master manipulator.She knows that she has nothing to show for her pomp and so she always rushes to throw a victim card when exposed.So far so good as her trick has worked.She has managed to make Malawians overlook her incompetence thereby sympathising with her and blaming the government for witch hunting in the process. She has always been in the news for wrong reasons yet she has registered zero success as the Director General of the Anti-Corruption Bureau. Chizuma has only succeeded in finding Steve Kayuni’s reluctance to grant her consent to go ahead with some outstanding cases.Now that Kayuni is no longer the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) and the ACB does not need to seek consent from the DPP, one would have expected that Chi...
Citizens For Justice & Equity Backs Interdiction Of ACB Boss

Citizens For Justice & Equity Backs Interdiction Of ACB Boss

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A group of CSOs under the banner of Citizens for Justice and Equity has welcomed the decision by the government to interdict the Director of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Martha Chizuma saying justice must prevail as she breached the oath of office through the leak audio. Reading a press statement in Lilongwe, one of the group members Fredrick Malata also said for close to two years there is no case that Chizuma has finalised saying the interdiction is, therefore a welcomed development. The group adds that interdiction does not mean dismissal but a temporary suspension which means she can still go back to her office if vindicated by a court of law. Malata said how Steven Kayuni was fired for abusing and violating office rules, and Chizuma too needs to face the same treatment. ...
Chizuma Regrets Interdiction, Shares  Warrants Of Arrest On Social Media Before Action

Chizuma Regrets Interdiction, Shares Warrants Of Arrest On Social Media Before Action

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As if not to die without crying, the ACB Director who has been allegedly interdicted yesterday has flashed out warrants of arrest for the former Director of Public Prosecutions, Dr. Steven Kayuni, and Senior State Prosecutor, Dzikondianthu Malunga on social media. According to the purported warrants of arrest obtained on 31st January 2023 by the ACB and have been deposited into social media, the ACB is accusing Dr. Kayuni and Advocate Malunda of abusing the office to their advantage. While others have argued that the depositing of these warrants into the social media before serving their purpose confirms the carelessness of the ACB Director in handling crucial information, others have argued that the move signifies her feeling of being powerless following the interdiction thereby “s...
Martha Chizuma Fired Herself On The Day Of Her Leaked Audio

Martha Chizuma Fired Herself On The Day Of Her Leaked Audio

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Some renowned facebook and social media users are alleging and spreading false narrative that Malawi Government has interdicted Director General Martha Chizuma upon reports that she obtained warrant of arrest of some senior Government officials from the ruling Malawi Congress Party (MCP). For the starters Chizuma was last year caught red handed discussing very sensitive matters on the telephone calls with an individual. During the discussions, Chizuma vomited everything on her to do list and what she has accomplished already. Chizuma openly diverged unprofessional conduct of some judges which angered the judiciary a thing against the ACB code of conduct. CHIZUMA IS ANSWERING CASES It should be made clear that Chizuma is currently in court as seen in a letter dated 31 Januar...
ACB Director Martha Chizuma Interdicted

ACB Director Martha Chizuma Interdicted

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The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General, Martha Chizuma has been interdicted with effect from January 31 2023. A letter signed by the Secretary to the President and Cabinet Colleen Zamba says Chizuma’s interdiction follows the criminal case which she is answering before the Lilongwe Chief Magistrate’s Court, pertaining to the leaked audio. Law expert Jivason Kadzipatike says it is normal for a person working in the public service to be interdicted if they are answering criminal charges in court. "You would not expect the ACB Director to be an exception. It was going to be awkward if government allowed her to continue working while answering criminal charges. People should differentiate the Office of the Vice President, which is regulated by the Constitution and the offi...
Chizuma Has Failed To Finish a Single Case

Chizuma Has Failed To Finish a Single Case

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ON POINT - MARTHA CHIZUMA IS A LIABILITY snap survey indicates that malawians wants Chizuma to leave ACB office because she has failed miserably to deliver, Inspector General Dr George Kainja was fired and he is on court bail , Statehouse Chief of Staff Prince Kapondamgaga was suspended , Presidential Advisor Pastor Chriss Banda was Fired , Enock Chihana and Newton Kambala were arrested and now on court bail. Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima was arrested and now on court bail. ACB office is too big for Chizuma Chizuma has failed to finish a single case and is likely going to not conclude even a single case . Honest , the office of the Director General is too big for her. She has failed to deliver. At the end , all these people who are arrested because of Chizuma will...
Chizuma Leaked Audio Case Plea Friday

Chizuma Leaked Audio Case Plea Friday

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Anti-Corruption Bureau Director General Martha Chizuma may take plea in friday in a case in which she is accused of defaming High Court Judge Simeon Mdeza and former Director of Public Prosecutions Steven Kayuni through a leaked audio which came out early last year, Times has established. Unconfirmed court documents indicated that, initially, plea taking was scheduled to take place at the Chief Resident Magistrates Court in Lilongwe on Thursday. But a visit by Times to the court premises in Lilongwe's Area 3 on Thursday morning revealed that the plea taking failed to take place. Chizuma's lawyer, Martha Kaukonde has told Times that the documents of the case were yet to be served on them. Kaukonde said the plea taking will probably take place on Friday. Asked whether indeed ...
British/ America Forced Chakwera To Spare Chizuma, Fire Kayuni

British/ America Forced Chakwera To Spare Chizuma, Fire Kayuni

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Much as it is difficult like hell to move on from the saga surrounding the recording of a phone conversation that one man identified as Anderson Mwakyelu had with Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director- General (DG) Martha Chizuma, we somehow started to forget it until the ACB boss’s arrest last month. Now-sacked Director of Public Prosecutions Steven Kayuni had lodged a complaint with the police after feeling injured by allegations made about him in the illegal recording. A commission of inquiry instituted by President Lazarus Chakwera recommended that the President should crack the whip on both Chizuma and Kayuni. British/ American intervene on state matters Obviously, due to public and donor pressure, Chakwera spared Chizuma and dismissed Kayuni from his position, a dec...
Chakwera Blunders To Fire Kayuni, Spare Chizuma

Chakwera Blunders To Fire Kayuni, Spare Chizuma

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President Lazarus Chakwera Wednesday spared Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General Martha Chizuma but fired Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Steven Kayuni. However, the Malawi Law Society (MLS) has faulted grounds for which the President has made his decision to fire Kayuni. But the United States (US) has hailed the President’s decision. Law professors has captioned the intervention of the United States in the issue of laws of malawi Wednesday, Chakwera fired Kayuni over what the Malawi leader described as Kayuni’s unsound judgement in the arrest of Chizuma in December last year. Briefing Malawians in a televised address Wednesday morning, Chakwera said he has since replaced Kayuni with Legal Aid Bureau Director Masauko Chamkakala. Chakwera also stood by his dec...