Wednesday, August 10News That Matters
Shadow

Chakwera Sends ACB Director Martha Chizuma On Forced Leave  

Share the story





President Reverend Dr. Lazarus Chakwera’s administration has sent Anti-Corruption Bureau Director Martha Chizuma on forced leave following her leaked phone conversation, Times Group Newspaper has reported.

In the leaked audio, Chizuma was heard branding President Chakwera, Senior Cabinet Ministers in Tonse Alliance administration and the entire judiciary as a ‘bunch’ of corrupt individuals.

After the audio was leaked, President Chakwera said: “There are several legal minds who have told me that the audio recording contains information justifying Chizuma’s removal as Director of the Anti- Corruption Bureau on the grounds of misconduct in terms of Section 6B (2) of the Corrupt Practices Act, 2019.”

President Reverend Chakwera further said: “As such I have given her a stern warning about what the law demands and what I expect from her as the person I appointed to that office.”

Few Days later after receiving  the warning from President Chakwera, the ACB director Chizuma told a local press that she had gone on leave.

Meanwhile, Executive Director for the Church and Society of the Blantyre Synod of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP), Reverend Master Jumbe has also described the leave as questionable



Related News
UNDP Hands Over 220 Kilowatts- Bondo mini hydro

Authorities have rated highly the mini grids as part of a solution to the persistent power outages in the country. Read more

Parliament Accussed For Overstepping Mandate

Some Civil Society groups are accusing Parliament of overstepping its mandate in a Motion where MPs want Judge Ken Manda Read more

ESCOM Lost K112 Billion

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) says since its unbundling in 2018, it has been operating at a loss, Read more

Parliament Pass k20.5 Authorization Bill

In the picture; one of the bailey bridges on the said road Parliament has passed a loan authorization bill allowing Read more

Chakwera Opens AFBA Conference

Legal minds and other professionals from Africa and beyond have gathered at the Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) where for Read more

Gangata Tells Parliament To Shut Up

Alfred Gangata, the Managing Director of Masters Boreholes Drilling Company says he is surprised with the way the general public Read more

Poor Performance Derails developmental projects

Bad attitude in public service and poor performance among civil servants is derailing developmental projects in the country, Minister of Read more

PARLIAMENT CONFIRMS POLICE IG

Legislators in the August House have this morning confirmed Merlyne Yolamu as Inspector General of Malawi Police Service. Until her Read more

SPC CALLS FOR ADHERENCE TO EXPENDITURE CONTROL MEASURES

Secretary to the President and Cabinet Colleen Zamba has called on controlling officers in the Civil service to adhere to Read more

COURT BARS NATIONAL BUS COMPANY FROM RUNNING BUS TERMINALS

National Bus Company Limited has been restrained from operating all the bus terminals and workshops across the country that once Read more


Share the story

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.