Officers appear at Malawi 'Cashgate' trial

Two deputy police commissioners are latest accused to appear at trial over Africa’s largest ever corruption case.

Last updated: 30 Jan 2014 18:51
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Two senior police officers are the latest accused to appear in Malawi’s 'Cashgate' trial.

The officers are among more than 60 people charged in Africa’s largest ever corruption case.

Senior politicians, bankers and civil servants will also answer questions in connection with the theft of millions of dollars of public funds.

Al Jazeera's Mike Hanna reports from the capital, Lilongwe.


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