World Bank to support Malawi’s emerging mining sector

The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a $25million credit to support the Malawi Government improve management and governance of its nascent...

Malawi Launches $20 Million Exploration Project for Rare Earth Metals

Malawi has kick-started a $20 million project in exploration of gas and rare earth metals in its two southern districts of Nsanje and Chikwawa.Vice...

Malawi reports upsurge in exploration as economic crisis wanes

The Malawi government says mineral exploration in the country by local and international companies is gathering pace after slowing down following the global economic...

Paladin has MK3.9bn environmental bond for Malawi uranium mine

Australian Miner Paladin Energy Limited, operators of the Kayerekera Uranium Mine in Karonga district have a US$10 million Environmental Performance Bond with two commercial...

Gold miners with lung disease start UK legal action

London law firm Leigh Day & Co has begun proceedings in the London High Court against Anglo American South Africa Ltd (AASA); a...

Ex Miners want to meet JB over pension, benefits

About 10,000 Malawian miners who worked in South Africa want President Mrs. Joyce Banda to intervene in their quest to be paid their pension...

Extracting poverty in mines worth billions in Malawi

A 2012 Malawi National Export Strategy details that Malawi produced minerals worth K21.9 billion in 2010 and K23.7 billion in 2011. Not only does...

Malawi grants UK firm 
pyrite exploration licence

UK mineral exploration and development group Lisungwe Mineral Resources has ?acquired a licence entitling it to explore for pyrite at Madisi, in central...

Kayelekera to lay off 300

Once a beacon of hope in the mining sector in Malawi, now it is approaching its ruins. Reports from the Kayelekera uranium mine in Karonga...

One killed, another injured in an accident at Kaziwiziwi Coal Mine...

A coal miner was killed on the spot while another was injured when a hanging rock fell on them at Kaziwiziwi Coal Mine...

Mkango Resources intersects near surface rare earths at Songwe project

Malawi focused rare-earth explorer Mkango Resources (CVE:MKA) told investors that it has intersected near surface zones of rare earth mineralisation at its Songwe...

PALADIN ENERGY LTD ACCUSED OF CONTAMINATING LAKE MALAWI

Paladin Energy, an Australian mining company, has been accused of discharging uranium-contaminated sludge into Lake Malawi, which supports 1.7 million people in three countries...

Lynas Corporation Limited assessing Malawi High Court decision on Kangankunde Rare...

Lynas Corporation Limited (“Lynas”) (ASX:LYC, OTC:LYSDY) is currently assessing a recent decision of the Malawi High Court that may affect its proposed Kangankunde...

Health hazard: Kanyika water highly contaminated with uranium

Selina Nyirongo balances a pail of water on her head, a daily chore for most women around Kanyika area, Traditional Authority (T/A) Mabilabo...

Malawi has largest rare earth stocks – Cassim Chilumpha

Government says Malawi has Africa's largest reserves of rare earth with discoveries of over 30 million tonnes of the minerals and a mining...

Joyce Banda Must Continue to Pray as Low Uranium Prices Hit...

In January, at the launch of the Government of Malawi, World Bank and European Union Malawi Mining Growth and Governance Support Project, Malawi’s president...

Ministry of Mines will investigate claims that gold deposits are being...

The Ministry of Mines will investigate claims that gold deposits are being exposed in Mwanza where the Brazilian company, Vale Logistics, is carrying out...

Malawi gold exploration project producing ‘encouraging results’

Africa-focused mining group South East African Mining says its gold exploration project in northern Malawi is producing encouraging results. The company’s operations director, Mike Yeomans,...