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#Malawi: Sacked Justice Minister arrested for attempted murder

By Mabvuto Banda Ralph Kasambara, sacked last month from cabinet as Justice Minister, has been arrested for attempted murder. “He was arrested early this morning [Friday] after a search for him yesterday,” Justice Minister Fahad Assani said. Kasambara was dropped as Justice Minister early this month and an arrest warrant was issued immediately in-connection with… Read More ›

#MALAWI: Why Pres. Banda dropped Lipenga, Kasambara from cabinet

Malawi President Joyce Banda announced a new cabinet on Wednesday dropping finance minister Ken Lipenga and senior lawyer Ralph Kasambara as Justice Minister. She didn’t give any reasons but new information has emerged that she blames Lipenga for failing to deal with the malfeasance at treasury and Kasambara is being linked to the shooting of… Read More ›

Malawi’s Attorney General changes tune on suspension of anti-gay laws

Malawi ‘s Attorney General Ralph Kasambara is no stranger to controversy. Just a few days ago, he announced during a debate that government had suspended the country’s harsh anti-gay laws pending a vote on whether to repeal or not. The announcement went viral on social media and international media. While Amnesty International lauded the Attorney… Read More ›

Amnesty International lauds Malawi on suspension of anti-gay laws

Amnesty International has lauded Malawi for suspending laws against same-sex relationships describing the move as a step in the right direction. “Amnesty International welcomes Minister (Ralph) Kasambara’s statement and hopes it serves as the first step toward ending discrimination and persecution based on real or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity in Malawi,” said Noel… Read More ›

Malawi Court Stops Govt from using ‘Spy Machine’

A court in Malawi has stopped government from getting Call Detail Record (CDRs) from phone operators to roll-out the US6.8 million ‘spy machine’ CDRs provide detailed information including who called which number; details of calls received; time and duration of calls; location where call was made or received; SMS sent and received; type of handset… Read More ›


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