I decided to produce this report following the conviction that nothing The Malawi “Capital Hill Cash-Gate Scandal” (named after the seat of. Story by Shaun Raviv in Lilongwe, Malawi. Additional reporting, translating and fixing by Golden Matonga. Illustrations by Andrew Berry. visited July 9, ) [hereinafter BBC Cashgate Report] (on file with the Dependence, Donor Withdrawal: Implications of Malawi’s Cashgate.

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Later inthe British government provided the Auditor General of the Government of Malawi and the Malawi Law Enforcement Agencies with a second report that summarized 53 Cashgate case files. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.

Capital Hill Cashgate Scandal

Incomplete and doctored records: Although for legal reasons the report does not include the names of specific individuals and companies, it confirms that the information has been passed on to the police and other relevant authorities. Repprt from ” https: Retrieved 30 January Unpacking the paul mphwiyo saga”.

Malawi Nyasa Times – Malawi breaking news in Malawi. Reckford Kampanje, Accountant General.

When placing this tag, consider associating this request with a WikiProject. Retrieved 5 December Suspect in Mphwiyo shooting saga”.

President Joyce Banda’s administration maintained that the looting was made possible because of maoawi in the IFMIS, and also suggested that Mphwiyo may have been shot by the scandal’s perpetrators because he was on the verge of busting a corruption syndicate.

Credit risk Charts and tables Additional subscription required. Capital Hill Cashgate Scandal or “Cashgate” is a financial scandal involving looting, theft and corruption that happened at Capital Hillthe seat of Government of Malawi.


Retrieved 12 December Archived from the original on 10 January This page caxhgate last edited on 20 Decemberat People began to speculate whether the two were implicated in the saga because no formal explanation was given as to why they were dropped. Impact on the forecast The report will cause further embarrassment for the president, Joyce Banda, ahead of the May elections.


Staff not paid and not motivated. The second report demonstrated that Osward Lutepo — who was linked to several businesses implicated in Cashgate — was the primary beneficiary of the scandal, along with a number of other businessmen.

President Banda Appoints New Cabinet”. Some claimed Paul Mphwiyo was clean, and acting to close the loopholes, [20] others claimed that he was implicated in the corruption.


In the meantime, the government’s hopes of an early resumption of aid have been dealt a severe blow. If properly implemented and managed, the IFMIS system automatically links planned budget and actual cash budget demands, allowing managers to efficiently schedule expenditures to minimize cashflow problems and improve public service delivery.

Nonetheless, the opposition is also tainted by corruption allegations and we maintain our view that she will secure a new mandate, also helped by the benefits of incumbency.

A week later, on 13 September, Paul Mphwiyo, Budget Director in Malawi’s Ministry of Finance, was shot by armed men cashgaate were waiting for him just outside the gate of his house in Lilongwe Area Skip to main content Web bot Register Log in.

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Thus, the main reasons for the IFMIS were efficient expenditure control, to provide timely budgeting and accurate financial information across government, to provide a state-of-the-art computerised accounting system and to provide a standardised integrated financial management reporting system across government.

The same week in which Malawi’s donors suspended their foreign aid, President Joyce Banda sacked her cabinet. On 11 OctoberNorway froze all budget support to Malawi. Please do not remove this message until conditions to do so are met. The GoM suspected that “a number of perpetrators had exploited these weaknesses through collusion, resulting in financial loss to the government exchequer.


In Novemberthe new IFMIS was formally introduced and customised to Malawi’s own specific requirements across 50 ministries and government entities. The audit focused on financial transactions conducted by the Malawi government between April and September last year. Archived from the original PDF on 31 December In turn, cheques are raised for payment to suppliers and others which are then printed on Reserve Bank of Malawi RBM cheques. Among the problems encountered during the pilot trial were severe mismanagement,technical problems, funding shortages, disagreements among members of the project there were three distinct suppliersinsufficient training and staffing cultural challenges, resulting in long delays.


Featured analysis The legislation will release an important source of new funding for African states without replacing China or the EU. The scandal first came to light in Septemberwhen an accounts assistant in the Ministry of Environment was found with several thousand dollars USD in his car. Cashgate remains a high-profile political casghate in Malawi. This system was intended to replace the manual systems that were previously in malwai. The report will cause further embarrassment for the president, Joyce Banda, ahead of the May elections.

The February Baker Tilly report found that a total of MK 13,, Malawian Kwacha was misappropriated during the six-month period of It is believed that the cash gate scandal caused financial loss geport the government. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page.