The country's graft busting body says it targets to conclude its investigation by early December, 2021 or before, into the award of a multibillion-kwacha contract to Mota Engil company to rehabilitate a railway line between Marka and Bangula in Nsanje by the Ministry of Transport.
The Anti- Corruption Bureau (ACB) has urged civil society organization networks in the country to mainstream corruption issues in their programs to stamp out corruption.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has blamed delay to finish its investigation into alleged mismanagement of millions of kwacha meant for developmental projects at Nsanje district council on the council's alleged failure to provide proper records among other factors.
Some international development partners have expressed commitment to support the country in fight against corruption.
Thirty-five people have shown interest to take up the seat of the Director of the Anti-Corruption Bureau – ACB which is vacant.
Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has bemoaned delay by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to investigate alleged corrupt practices which the Coalition has been reporting to the Bureau.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is sitting on a petition by Nsanje district concerned citizens who have been pushing for action on alleged mismanagement of over K800 million at Nsanje District Council.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says is giving priority to complaints as they come according to relevance.
Treasury has increased resources to the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB)’s budget; a development the Bureau says is a boost in dealing with the huge workload it has now.
People in Nsanje have tipped the National Planning Commission, (NPC) to incorporate plans to have operations of the Anti-Corruption Bureau, ACB and Ombudsman decentralized to district level.