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 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...

Uranium pollutes water at Kanyika mine, posing a risk of kidney...

Drinking water from boreholes around the proposed site of Kanyika nobium mine in Mzimba south is polluted with a high concentration of uranium,...

Malawi renegotiating Kayerekera Uranium Mine deal with Paladin

Malawi's Minister of Mines John Bande has disclosed that government has started renegotiating the deal with Paladin Africa Limited (PAL) on the Kayerekera Uranium...

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...

No Kayelekera monitoring meetings for two years

A committee consisting of government officials and Paladin Africa Limited which is supposed to be monitoring the activities of Kayerekera Uranium Mining has not...

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...

Mining operations to contribute 
$500m a year to Malawi fiscus

Malawi expects to earn over $500-million a year from four recently 
launched and planned mining projects, the country’s Geological Surveys Department (GSD) says. The projects...

Malawi’s Kayelekera uranium mine output jumps to 21%

Kayelekera Mine (KM) output jumped 20.9 percent in the quarter ending December 2012, Paladin Energy Limited, owners of the mine in Karonga, said in...

Globe metals finds high grade minerals at Kanyika

Globe Metals and Mining an Austrarian company working on Kanyika Niobium Project have said their results show a 50 percent of wide zones...

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...

Ligoya apologises to Paradin

By Rex Chikoko Reserve Bank of Malawi governor Perks Ligoya has swallowed his pride and apologised to Paradin Energy Ltd over the remarks he...

Globe Metals & Mining’s Niobium and Graphite activities progress in Malawi

Kanyika Niobium Project in Mzimba and Chiziro Graphite Project in northeast of Lilongwe are progressing according to Globe Metals & Mining‘s recent announcements. These projects are two of the...

Malawi open for investment in mining – Minister

The government of Malawi was looking to reposition the country from an agricultural hub to an emerging mining economy, Natural Resources Minister Grain Malunga...

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...

Court stops Springstone Limited from rare earth exploration

The High Court in Blantyre has granted an injunction to some concerned citizens, stopping a mining company, Springstone Limited, and Mulanje Mountain Conservation Trust...

Joint Venture partners scaling up exploration for rare earths at Malawi...

ASX-listed Globe Metals & Mining and its joint venture (JV) partner, Resource Star, are scaling up exploration for rare-earth elements at their Machinga site,...

EU cautions Malawi on mining

The European Union (EU) has advised Malawi that sound governance, regulations and appropriate taxation measures are key if the country is to avoid turning...