Trade Minister impounds manipulated weighing scales

Malawi's Trade Minister John Bande on Wednesday led a team from his ministry and the country's bureau of standards to impound manipulated weighing...

Government to shelve Shire Zambezi project

The People's Party (PP) led government has said it will put on the shelf the highly publicised Shire-Zambezi waterway project which was a...

Sub-Saharan Consulting Group (SSCG) to Host a Forum in Lilongwe to...

Sub-Saharan Consulting Group (SSCG) to host an important and timely conference to discuss the mechanisms required to promote the development of SME value...

Unilever (Malawi) facing $20 million debt, suspends production

Unilever Malawi is facing operational and financial problems and has since temporarily suspended production at Limbe factory and scaled down operations according its...

British Secretary of State visits Malawi, in talks with JB

A top British official visited Malawi on Wednesday to meet President Joyce Banda, in another move rehabilitating Malawi's battered image after its former...

TNM CUSTOMERS YET TO RECEIVE 15 MINUTES FREE TALK TIME

Telkom Networks Malawi (TNM) customers across the country are yet to receive free talk time minutes from the company as promised. On Sunday afternoon, the...

Malawi Tax Rate On The Rise – PWC & World Bank...

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) and the World Bank have attributed the increase in the country’s total tax rate in the last year to a rise in...

TOBACCO SEASON IMPACTS FOREX SUPPLY

The foreign reserves situation has kept on improving since the opening of this year’s tobacco selling season on March 24th. According to Reserve Bank’s Website,...

WORLD BANK LOAN AWAITS PARLIAMENT-PAC

Governments’ indecisiveness may risk this country failing to get a multi-billion Malawi Kwacha loan from World Bank. Malawi is expected to get a whooping US$50...

Malawi optimistic on MCC’s US$350 million

The Malawi government has said power supply problems faced by the private sector will in the short run be a thing of the...

IMF affirms donors fulfilled pledges to Malawi

Representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have affirmed that the donors have fulfilled pledges they made towards assisting the Malawi government on...

Malawi Kwacha floating, automatic fuel pricing to remain permanent- Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has disclosed that some measures government adopted to bring back the economy on track are permanent policy measures that...

Malawi Kwacha to grow stronger by 6.1%, says Pres. Joyce Banda

Pres. Joyce Banda says there are signs that Malawi's currency, the Kwacha, has begun to stabilize and should grow by 6.1 percent. This, she says,...

Gucci Teams Up with UNICEF for Mother’s Day Bag

Luxury fashion house Gucci’s Creative Director Frida Giannini launched a limited edition Mother’s Day bag to benefit UNICEF. The inspiration to...

We underestimated reforms impact, says Joyce Banda

Malawi President Joyce Banda has told the IMF that her administration underestimated the impact of economic reforms currently being implemented in the country. But the...

Malawi’s never-ending drug shortage problem

Malawi is again experiencing a crisis in the delivery of essential medicines, with understaffed clinics and erratic drug supplies preventing many dangerously ill patients...

TV Presenter to Art: Guy B Rapsy

What started as a childhood hobby has transpired into a business that pays bills for Guy B Rapsy, a Blantyre-based fine artist who concentrates...

British aid not tied to gay rights

The British government has denied legalising gay relationships is a precondition that it has set for Malawi to be a beneficiary of its...