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BizDaily: Malawi's Cashgate

October 10th, 2014

Episode 47 of 836 episodes

Malawi in southern Africa, is a country recently rocked by scandal. Tens of millions of dollars of government money was being skimmed from the national budget - some of it supplied by foreign donors. As a result, the donors have stopped funding the government altogether. So what is the effect of this on one of Africa's poorest nations? Are people suffering? Or is this the tough medicine Malawi needs to clean up corruption.

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