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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The report will cause further embarrassment for the president, Joyce Banda, ahead of the May elections. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.


A second type of fraud, which resulted in estimated losses of around MK7. Retrieved 10 October The audit focused on financial transactions conducted by the Malawi government between April and September last year.

Due to the vast sums that pass through government bank accounts, it is important that PFM systems be robust and effective at managing government funds be they raised from taxes, donors, dividends, etc. We do not believe the receivers of these funds are therefore the ultimate beneficiary in all cases. We have seen funds transferred between unrelated companies, individuals withdrawing funds from unconnected organizations and inflated prices paid to companies with limited or no trading history and very large cash withdrawals.

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Capital Hill Cashgate Scandal – Wikipedia

Retrieved 30 January By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Later inthe British government provided the Auditor General malaiw the Government of Malawi and the Malawi Law Enforcement Agencies with a second report that summarized 53 Cashgate case files. That same year, a peer-reviewed article in November identified 21 issues that needed to be resolved for the IFMIS to work properly.


Retrieved 10 November The US’s planned withdrawal from the Paris climate change agreement could have a substantial cost for African states.


Archived from the original on 20 November People began to speculate whether the two were implicated in the saga because no formal explanation was given as to why cahgate were dropped. Views Read Edit View history.

Retrieved 5 December In Novemberthe new IFMIS was formally teport and customised to Malawi’s own specific requirements across 50 ministries and government entities. Credit risk Charts and tables Additional subscription required. When placing this tag, consider associating this request with a WikiProject. Forecast updates Analysis Forecast Additional subscription required.

President Joyce Banda’s administration maintained that the looting was made possible because of loopholes 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.

A pilot project was launched in five ministries, but was met by many problems, resulting in the termination of the contract with the first repprt. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat The neutrality of this article is disputed. The February Baker Tilly report found that a total of MK 13,, Malawian Kwacha was misappropriated during the six-month period of In this regard we encourage the international donors to continue to support oversight and thus to support ongoing investigations in order to ensure convictions and, if possible, reparations.

Archived from the original on 9 January The specific problem is: In October,cashgqte than 70 people cashgatte arrested in connection to Cashgate — many of whom were subsequently tried and convicted. It casugate the primary beneficiary of the scandal to be Osward Lutepo, who has since been sentenced to 11 years in prison. Crime in Malawi Lilongwe in Malawi. Archived from reoprt original on 2 October Following Cashgate’s revelation, the British government sponsored an independent audit into the scandal, focusing on transactions made through Malawi’s electronic financial management system.


The scandal was uncovered during the administration of President Joyce Bandathough it is believed to have begun prior to her taking office.

However, in cshgate opinion further specific detailed work is needed to support the Malawi Law Enforcement Agencies in investigating these matters across international jurisdictions. Mphwiyo’s wife rushed him to a nearby health clinic, where doctors managed to stabilise his condition.

Capital Hill Cashgate Scandal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The same week in which Malawi’s donors suspended their foreign aid, President Joyce Banda sacked her cabinet. According to an audit carried out by a UK accounting firm, Baker Tilly International, into the so-called cashgate scandal, the Malawi government lost MK This article needs attention from an expert on the subject.

He was transferred to Kamuzu Central Hospital and the next day flown to South Africa for specialist treatment. 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.

This system was intended to replace the manual systems that were previously in place. President Joyce Banda also fired her entire cabinet. 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.

For some reason, those issues could not be resolved. Capital Hill Cashgate Scandal or “Cashgate” is a financial scandal involving looting, theft and corruption that happened at Capital Hillthe malqwi of Government of Malawi.