Kamlepo says cash-rich ministers boasting with Cashgate money

Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) vice-chairperson Kamlepo Kalua has said some of the cash-rich Cabinet ministers are walking free and exhibiting opulence on proceeds of Cashgate money, saying he will fight on to ensure names of seven ministers implicated in the looting of almost K236 billion from government coffers are shamed.

Kamlepo Kalua: We have thieves walking freely as ministers and boasting with Cashgate money

Kalua, who is also Rumphi East member of Parliament (People’s Party-PP) and PP third vice-president, said some ministers are “hiding behind the so called 13 files” which include names of companies which were already cleared either by Anti Corruption Bureau or Attorney General.

“There are seven ministers implicated in Cashgate,” insisted Kalua.

“The Cashgate ministers are walking free in the streets, boasting that they are billionaires when this is Cashgate money,” he added.

“We need to pin these mafias and I will not tire or falter until justice take its course,” said Kalua.

But President Peter Mutharika has claimed none of his Cabinet ministers are mentioned in the ‘grand corruption’ report.

“ There are no seven ministers, I asked Accountant General, Anti-Corruption Bureau [ACB] director, and there are no seven names,” said Mutharika.

Kalua still challenges that there are seven rotten ministers

The Rumpi East MP said in releasing the names, his committee will be cautious not to tackle “matters bordering on national security.”

He said they are waiting for legal clearance to name and shame the Cashgate suspects.

The firebrand politician said he knows he is risking his life in the battle to name and shame the cashgate politicians in the corridors of power.

He said some suspects are powerful and part of the regime killing machine.

On whether he has sought police protection, Kalua said Malawi Police are party of the killing, machine.

“They killed Robert Chasowa and they killed 20 people who were demonstrating peacefully on July 20 2011. They have failed to investigate the death of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director of Corporate Affairs Issa Njauju. Our Police Service has been rendered useless because it is affiliated to the ruling party,” he said.

A data analysis carried out by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) released in May 2015 estimated the unreconciliated funds at K577 billion. However, British firm RSM Risk Assurance LLP, in its forensic audit report, established that the unaccounted for funds stood at K236 billion.

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20 thoughts on “Kamlepo says cash-rich ministers boasting with Cashgate money”

  1. bimbi says:

    ANGULURUCHIRE CHEKAMLEPOWA NI MUNDU WAMIZALA KWAEDYINJI. ZANAVUNE YEKA KUDWALA MIZOTO SINANGOCHITIKA BAASI. NGATI PALI WANDU WACHIVUNDO ADYAULISEDYE KUCHIPATALA CHA MENTO KU SOMBA

  2. major Pen says:

    AMALAWI a zanga Kamulepo Ndimunthu oti sangagwire mkazi wake akudyedwa Chifukwa ndi waphuma heavy. Akangomva chinthu kuthamanga ku Radio osafufuza kaye, Kamlepo nthawi ya Muluzi Amalimbikira kuti alowa ntchire koma atangopasa ndalama anakhala chete, Chomwe akufuna ndi Ndalama, Kalua Name them you will be heroe but no one can take you serious unless ur fellow northerner

  3. Owen Nyax says:

    Tough Times Do Not Last But Tough People Do,

  4. Rob wa Tsopano says:

    Atsongoleri abwino amalakhula pang’ono, ndi kuchita zambiri. Atsongoleri oyipa amalakhula zithu zobveka/ zongopeka koma zopanda umboni. Atsongoleri oyipa sabva bwino wina akakhala pa tsongolo pawo.

  5. Geoffrey Kulupajili says:

    Kamlepo, unazolowera ku bera a chair bwana APM sungawabere ndi wamkulu pa za malamulo. Ukuchepera kaba

  6. PETER says:

    KAMLEPO IS BETTER THAN PETER AND CHAPONDA……….OUR NORTHERN GIANT

  7. namasina says:

    Do not under estimate Kamlepo! He is the only one who is actullaly telling as it is. Politicians are plundering the economy of this country and nobody is doing absolutely nothing about it. You will remain poor for ever! Kamlepo, carry on doing what is right. Wamisala adaona nkhondo!

  8. kantama says:

    Mumamunyoza Kamlepo koma amanena zoona. Dikilani.

  9. NYONYO says:

    SHUT UP Kamplepo you empty tin. Malawi never knew the word cashgate untill PP Reign . stupid

  10. wakumangochi says:

    i know kalua knows them but he is scared to shame them coz he have nothing

  11. Retired says:

    Kamlepo tiyenazo mbavazo omwe akubakilawa mbavazo amadya nawo limodzi akukamba zachambayo agule chake ayambe kusuta mwina sakuziwa kut ndiwe retird soldier.

  12. watereka says:

    reveal the names pliz nanga mmene unayambila muja? panji ukuteta waka I assume…… wanivusya chomene

  13. amadikira says:

    Busy custigating whisle blowers? over 50 years no tangible development, WHY? mudzavomereza akazafa m’bale wanu. Panopa zonse zili bwino lets carry on.

  14. be humane says:

    Mr. Kalua, How long should we wait from you to mention the 7 ministers? mmene unayambira muja umangoti I will shame them mpaka lero? Do you have the names or nkhaniyi yangosanduka popezera fame basi?

  15. Ngiringinde says:

    Musamunyoze choncho Munthuyu Kamlepo Kaluwa sanakunyozeni inuyo pokhapokha ngati munaba nawo akuti 7ministers nanga inuyo ndinu m’modzi mwa iwo? Bwanji kodi alesi inu ozolowera kudya zakuba.Ndipo muli ndi abale anu amene panopa akuvutika( m’zipatalamu) inu mutavunga ndalamazo

  16. Bambaara says:

    Kamulepo is my man.

  17. chikutumbwe says:

    Akamulepo President? Wachitatu? Chipani chake chiti? Aima kangati kulephera

    Empty tin makes alot of noise. Nkhope yosuta chamba makani akuchokera mu chamba momwemo.

    KuMalawi kuno ife anthu odya chamba ayi. Apolisi muziwasecha pongoona masowo kokha anhu oypa mxsiiiiii

    1. Moto Buuu says:

      Inu ndichitsiru chotheratu umaseteka kumatako kwa mbavazi ndiwe udazolowera kununkha kwa manyi awo chifukwa chake ukuwaikira kumbuyo

  18. yaki says:

    Umphawi ndiye wakupwetekani akulu mukungolondalonda anzanu.
    start doing business and just sit accuse others . kubadwa mosiyana. do not just be talkative

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