Ex-Escom CEO, director in court over multimillion fraud allegations

Former Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom)  chief exevutive officer Alexon Chiwaya and the state power distrubution’s ex-human resource director Daphter Namandwa are back in court in Blantyre to answer fraud charges.

Chiwaya: Several issues to sort out

The Blantyre resident magistrates court wants to determine whether Chiwaya and Namandwa have a case to answer or not.

The State has so far paraded one witness to prove their case before Senior Resident Magistrate Elijah Blackboard Dazilikwiza Sachalo Daniels.

State lawyer Dzikondianthu Malunda has said the State has 11 other witnesses to parade.

Chiwaya and Namandwa are answering charges of fraud and abuse of office between 2018 and 2020.

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3 years ago

Chiwaya had a very tough time at ESCOM, having had Ligoya, Mathanga, Mpinganjira as Chairpersons, Everyone knows that no CEO could make independent strategic decisions without the above Moguls managing from remote

3 years ago

Elija Blackboard Dazilikwiza Sachalo Daniels…..what a name…reminds me of Muhabi Chisi…….

nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
3 years ago

sieze their properties.
timavala zosasita kuli kuzima kwa magetsi mopitiliza muezo .
eish mpaka kudzola yeresa . koma mpwece ndalama za masiye akangotapa. kubzela.
nde isagonetu mlandu umenewu. osangotichukumitsapo apa.
anthu ma biziness anaima ngati mmene schools’ perfomance after one party Govt.
anangolowa muluzi basi cilicose phwaaaa. kha angamulangiza zatulo zimenezi ndaniyo!!! nde kudzabwera pitala ati minister of education. Nyasi from this old toothless man. nothing really he showed .kaye ocokela kunja. anangobwera kumangoti mweeee zaulele anazipeza ndalama.
lock them up

Malawi Timkonde
Malawi Timkonde
3 years ago
Reply to  nafundo zalo

You need to get educated. During one party govt mukunenayo ophunzira anali ochepa, there were too many school drop outs including in your home area, remember? There was no deliberate public education policy to enhance entrepreneurship, Kamuzu was in fact busy teaching you to memorise parts of a grasshopper and other thousand subjects, supposedly as a means of grooming you into something worthy employing into some govt clerk duty. Only recently, during multiparty, with the diverse and more liberal education, have more Malawians ventured into established SMEs more confidently. Any argument intended to glorify Malawi’s one party experience will always… Read more »

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