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Cashgate - former Malawi justice minister arrested
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Malawi police say former justice minister Ralph Kasambala has been arrested on charges of attempting to assassinate Paul Mphwiyo, an anti-corruption treasury official. Kasambala is one of 11 high-profile figures arrested in relation to the "cashgate" scandal, in which officials are accused of embezzling more than 20 million euros in foriegn aid, Alexander Baum, EU ambassador to Malawi, explains.