Budget and Finance Committee accuses govt of favouring South on roads

The Budget and Finance Committee of Parliament on Wednesday accused the People’s Party (PP) administration of favouring the South in road distribution projects...

15 SERVANTS FIRED FROM SANJIKA PALACE

It has been noted that about about 15 house servants and ground workers, who have been working at Sanjika Palace in Malawi’s commercial capital...

LL WARD COUNCILLOR DONATES 10 COMPUTER SETS TO MKWICHI PRIMARY SCHOOL

Lilongwe, Chigoneka ward councillor Dr Desmond Bikoko last week donated computer sets at Mkwichi Primary School in the city. The councillor is said to have...

AfDB avails US$35.5m loan for Malawi water and sanitation project

The board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$35.5-million loan to support implementation of a project to improve Malawi’s rural water...

Malawi and Kenya to reopen resident diplomatic missions

Kenya and Malawi have resolved to establish resident Diplomatic Missions in Lilongwe and Nairobi as a matter of priority as a commitment to strengthening...

Malawi launches Internet Governance Forum, to help shape the development of...

The Malawi Government and the New Partnership for Development (Nepad) have launched the Malawi Internet Governance Forum (Malawi IGF) in an effort to bring...

GOVT TO COME UP WITH APPROPRIATE MACRO-ECONOMIC POLICIES

National Statistical Office (NSO) on Monday released the Integrated Household Panel Survey (IHPS) results with relevant data that will enable Government and stakeholders to...

Vale to prioritise Malawi rail project

Brazilian mining group Vale says the construction of a railroad from Moatize in Tete province to Nacala Port through Malawi will take a ‘new...

Mzimba-Eswazini-Mzarangwe road projects stalls: Only 8km done in 4 years

Progress on the 62-kilometre tarmac road in Mzimba has stalled with the contractor only managing, in three years, to surface an 8-kilometre stretch, build...

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION (FAO) HAS BACKED THE PRESIDENT OF...

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has said Malawi should continue with the Farm Input Subsidy Program (Fisp). FAO’s sub-regional coordinator for Southern Africa David...

Malawi to introduce minibus code system

Minibus owners in Malawi are finalizing a campaign to have their minibuses coded-labeled to indicate their routes- as one way of reducing road...

TEVETA TO DEVELOP A TRAINING CURRICULUM FOR MDF

The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) has partnered with Technical Entrepreneurial and Vocation Education Training Authority (Teveta) in developing a curriculum for its fleet works. The...

Celebrating the hidden wealth of Malawi’s cities

World Habitat Day was celebrated on Oct. 11 in Mgona settlement in Lilongwe. The celebrations were the culmination of weeks of planning by a...

Limbe-Nsanje railway project studies, completed

The Ministry of Transport and Public Infrastructure says it has completed studies that will facilitate upgrading and reconstruction of the railway line from...

Cost of Chinese aid to Malawi

The generosity of the Chinese to Malawi poverty is not without long term implications as the many infrastructural projects they are currently funding will...

INJUNCTION TAKEN ON STOPPING MRA’s VAT COLLECTING MECHANISM BLAMING IT WITH...

Some Business people in the country have obtained an injunction stopping the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) from implementing the newly introduced Electronic Fiscal Devices...

VENDORS IN LL ASKED TO RETURN TO TSOKA MARKET

The Ministerial committee on market fires has urged Lilongwe city vendors to go back in Tsoka market as the police investigation on the fire...

Britain wants govt’s seriousness on pledges #Malawi

British High Commissioner Michael Nevin has appealed to the government to be serious on the delivery of pledges as it tries to resolve challenges...