Dan Morrison

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Who is responsible when the trunks of government officials’ cars are stuffed with bank notes while public hospitals are short on life-saving supplies?

In Malawi, a landlocked southern African state where more than half the population lives on a dollar a day, blame has fallen on the reformer: President Joyce Banda. Malawi is reeling from a $50 million corruption scandal that has seen Ms. Banda’s budget director shot in the face (he survived) and her justice minister charged with attempted murder (he’s out on bail).

Cashgate, as the affair is called, is dwarfed in size by the corruption of earlier administrations: Government investigators believe $500 million in donor money was lost to graft during the eight-year reign of Ms.…  Seguir leyendo »