Malawi Finance minister Mkwezalamba contradicts his boss President Joyce Banda on Jet proceeds

Malawi Finance MinisterBLANTYRE(MaraPost)—Malawians are yet to know the  truth as to how the proceeds were used as government officials continues giving conflict information with latest being the minister of finance dismissing Joyce Banda’s information that some of the money realized from the Jet sale were used to fund Farm Input Loan Programme (FILP). 

Speaking at a press briefing on Tuesday in the afternoon, President Banda told journalists that the proceeds which were realized from the Presidential Jet were used to buy military artillery, maize, medical drugs and fertilizer for the Farm Input Loan Programme. 

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Malawi’s President Joyce Banda hires new cabinet, sacks two key ministers

President Joyce BandaBlantyre, Malawi, Oct. 15 (AGV) _ Malawi president Joyce Banda, who last Thursday sacked her entire cabinet, has hired a new one comprising mostly her former team with a few surprising additions.

Banda, southern Africa’s first female president and Africa’s second, has fired Finance Minister Ken Lipenga and Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara. The two are at the centre of investigations into the looting of money in government through fraud and corruption that led to the unprecedented sacking of the cabinet.

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