Blantyre’s 5-star hotel opens October 1

Chinese investor Sogecoa's international 5-star hotel constructed to the tune of US$15 million (about K12 billion) is scheduled to open its doors by October...

GOVT TO CONSTRUCT 250 HEALTH CENTRES

President Mutharika told the Parliament that in the next five years, The government will construct 250 health centres across the country. The aim of the...

Facebook reveals plans to launch cryptocurrency

Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and...

Zambia introduces WhatsApp Banking

ZAMBIA - ACCESS Bank (Zambia) Limited, one of Zambia’s emerging banks has today launched “Access WhatsApp Banking” as part of our...

AIRTEL Reduces data bundle by 52%

By John Saukira Malawi's leading telecommunications company Airtel, has announced reduction of internet rate bundles from...

Govt acquires 17 hectares of lakeshore land for public use

By Daniel Namwini Government says it has acquired 17 hectares of land along the shores of Lake Malawi for...

Liwonde–Mangochi Road set for May completion

BThe African Development Bank (AfDB)-funded Liwonde-Mangochi road rehabilitation project is finally in its last stage of completion after breaking ground...

SADC gives Malawi K111 million for flood victims

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has provided monetary relief to Malawi and other country’s reeling from the effects of floods which...

Malawi introduces e-permit system

The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services has rolled out the long awaited electronic permit system in the country. on Malawi introduces e-permit systemThe...

Zomba District Council launches development plan

The Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development has asked Zomba District Council to be vibrant in implementing the newly launched District Development Plan. The...

Botswana extends $1m credit facility to Zimbabwe

Botswana on Thursday agreed to extend a credit facility of up to $1 million to Zimbabwe, as part of renewed efforts to elevate their...

“Go back to school campaign” launched in Zomba

Authorities in Zomba district say embracing the ‘Go back to school campaign’ would go along away in curbing cases of child marriages in the...

Community Technical College In Chitipa Ready For Handover

The vision of President Peter Mutharika to empower young people in this country through technical skills continues as TEVETA is set to handover Kasama...

Uganda’s first locally made hybrid car is taken for a spin

Africa’s first hybrid electric vehicle was driven through Uganda’s business district, showcasing this advance in automation and the promising future of locally made energy-effective...

RBM Announces Reduction in Policy Rate

The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has announced a reduction in the policy rate to 14.5% from 16%. The bank has also reduced Liquidity...

Ethiopia Slate to launch first space satellite

In the latest development in Ethiopia’s space ambitions, the country is set to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019. Addis Ababa...

IMF Completes First Review of Malawi’s ECF Arrangement and Approves US$...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review of Malawi’s ECF Arrangement and Approves US$ 15.4 Million Expenditure. Completion of the review enables Malawi to draw the...

Polytechnic students invent mosquito killing machine

As the country pushes for innovation, education, science and technology, two students from The Polytechnic, a constituent college of the University of Malawi (Unima)...