Well-wishers raise K5m for First Lady to refund NAC money

First Lady Gertrude Mutharika through her Beautify Malawi (Beam) Trust has raised K5 million from “well-wishers” as a refund of the money that belongs to people with HIV and Aids in this country, irregularly taken out of National Aids Commission (NAC).

Cash returned to NAC as diplayed at Pacific Hotel

Cash returned to NAC as diplayed at Pacific Hotel

First Lady  refunds Aids money

First Lady refunds Aids money

The refund of the money took place at Pacific Hotel in the capital city Lilongwe on Tuesday after pressure from some civil society organisations (CSOs) who demanded Beam and Mulhako wa Alhomwe to reimburse the funding, and threatened to call for a national demonstration this January 13, 2015.

But Beam which challenged no to refund the money through Mabvuto Bamusi , the presidential advisor, has said it has bowed down to the voice of reason

Representing Beam  “well-wishers”, Barnet Chinsinga said the money was raised to pay back to NAC to prevent  mass protests which he said criminals would take advantage.

However, there were no officials from NAC to receive the money.

There were pro-government activists at the function who included Billy  Mayaya, Robert Mkwezalamba and Maziko Matemba.

Beam Trust and Mulhako wa Alhomwe got some money from NAC to fund activities that have nothing to do with the fight against HIV and Aids. The National Investigations Bureau (NIB) also asked NAC for the funding but was not given.

The Global Fund, which is the major donor in the fight against Aids, tuberculosis and malaria in the country, has asked NAC to explain the financial abuse, according to commission’s acting executive director, Davie Kalomba.

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Sillarge mnthali
Guest

Why atsogoleri mkutisuzga tawanthu wa Chiuta,mzamsowa chakuwilingura!!

Jimmy
Guest

I wonder where were these Kumbweza Banda and Magalasi to receive back the money.It looks they are shy now on receiving z it has been a pressure from people.Receive the money to avoid noise otherwise muona zakuda pa 15 january bcz your nothing to the general public.

DOBO
Guest

Cashgate has awaken Malawians.They are very alert.Well wishers raising K5 m for refund raises a lot of questions.It seems there was no consultation of any kind other wise politics has has taken center stage of the issue.However, refunding would be the only option to settle the issue down.I think K5 m refund can save both lives and hundred of millions of Kwacha that can be claimed by demos.My fellow Malawians,let us be careful with some of comments other wise we are contributing to destroying our country.

yonayona
Guest

Hahahahaaaa!
Amalawi’ kumamvetsetsa’

dzikolathu
Guest

Whether paid back or not ,that is theft by public servant, I don’t if she enjoys the immunity of the President too, otherwise she must be arrested to answer the charges.

Unconcern
Guest

The WORD of GOD tells us to respect our leaders but I wonder this kind of leadership so Called DEMON + LAW (democracy) eish, is against the word which means that is inspired by the force of occultism God can not bear with this all the so called christian are engulfed with this believing that God is with them sorry, God do with a man NOT org, Denomination org, HIV Aids ORG but A MAN. Thats saith the LORD.

Mboni Za Yehova
Guest

Eish this woman is not good looking mwe!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Unconcern
Guest

Where were you when NAC funded 73m to JB foundation, politics basi hehede useless CSOs but hungry for mzungu’s money. Demon Cracy at its best!!!!

yan
Guest

If well wishers can raise MK 5,000,000 to bail out an individual’s organisation surely can effectively run on zero aid budget. Let these well wishers also raise money to assist the vulnerable portion of the Malawi population.

clement
Guest

Koma ku Malawiko mwafatsako eti! Inu mukuti a mabungwe achitumbuka inu mwaonjeza tsiku lina ndidzathira machaka,mwazolowera zopusa.Amphaka ena amaba mabilioni muli kuti? Mumachitapo chiyani? Nonse ndi zitsiru

Kenn
Guest

Koma pamalawi pavuta basi.

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