Chaponda to appear before parliamentary inquiry

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Suspended Malawi minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda is to appear before the joint parliamentary committee on maize deal to explain his role in the controversial purchase of maize from Zambia.

Chaponda’s appearance follows several meetings that the joint committee had for the past week, probing the allegations of corruption in the maize purchase. According to reports, it is feared t

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Chaponda to appear before the inquiry.

hat Malawi lost billions of money in buying the staple grains from Zambia.

Reacting on the matter, the joint committee has been summoning different parastatals to give their explanation on the maize scam reports.

However, the committee is expected to hear from Chaponda on Friday who is at the centre of talks on the controversial maize purchase.

The committee wants to know Chaponda’s involvement in the purchasing process as reports implicated him to have had a leading role.

Following reports of dubious transactions that Malawi had in Zambia in buying the staple grains, Chaponda has been under fire from different stakeholders who called for his resignation.

He is on record to have told the public that his involvement was minimal saying that he only travelled twice to Zambia to facilitate the maize deal.

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  1. koma ngati ndizoona kuti achaponda adapangadi zimenezi kulibwino iwo mwini wake atule pansi udindo chifukwa ndichinthu chomvetsa chisoni kwambiri ngati ndindale ndiyekuti ku malawi kulibe ndale koma nkhondo

  2. iiiiiii ndalama imapha chilungamo,komanso akakhala pankhate sapheka,ine ndi umphawi wangawu ndimati,mdziko muno muli anthu osaposa17million,bwanji banja losauka lililonse mutalipatsa 2miliyoni awone kusintha nawonso coz guys anthu amubomawa abatu mokwanira,dziko silikusuntha pachuma,chitukuko kamba koti andale anthu onse sakunthandiza mzika zomwe zimawaika pampando

  3. Mr president people was votting for u becoz them was thinking to say u wll help malawi if he stealing maize what bout u mr president we born here but only for chaponda killed malawi

  4. Mbanvazi zilipo kagulu zimapasana ma chft dilu iyi ndyanga yachmanga gate i ndyako so chonch amangotisewelesa Chaponda palibe chomwe angamupange akudziwa next ndi iwo kukubwela zina sznat dat Goverment of Malawi

  5. Who are they kidding? Nothing will come out of that parliamentary inquiry. It’s business as usual. Chaponda will be chauffeur driven as Minister of Agriculture, and smiling all the way to the bank. Mark my words.

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  7. Things are so good in Malawi.Laws know the boundary.They are meant for the ordinary not politicians,business tycoons,.THE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW

  8. after everything that crook is innocent look we were born in Malawi ,we growing up in Malawi what we know is theres no justice in Malawi for rich people like chaponda

  9. I tink its time malawians we shld nt forget nkhan iziz zitha mosadziwika kut zatha bwanji ….. tiyen tizingogwilan zomwe zimatibweletsela dolla izizi sizingatibwelesele phwanya

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