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Malawi anti-corruption drive faces multiple obstacles

Friday, June 4, 2021


The initial refusal of MPs to approve Martha Chizuma was widely seen as an attempt to protect themselves against a fervent anti-corruption campaigner. However, a public outcry forced the committee to revisit the finding.


  • Widespread corruption will undermine efforts to strengthen the health sector and enhance public service provision.
  • High government spending amid depressed tourism revenues is likely to increase Malawi’s uncomfortable debt burden.
  • Evidence of continued corruption will deter international donors from providing much-needed financial assistance to the new government.

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