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Zimbabwe gives Malawi 2 Million litres of fuel

Although Harare is servicing a loan but the release of two million litres is timely to the fuel starved southern African country. The problem...

Escom, Water Boards incompetent and embarrassing

Our two major and strategic utility companies—Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) and our water boards—are an embarrassment. Their well-documented inefficiencies know no...

Osama Bin Laden movie to premiere in US ahead of election

A big-name Hollywood fundraiser for Barack Obama is releasing the first feature film about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden two days...

COMESA signs $3m agro deal

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has signed US$3 million Climate Smart Sub-Grant agreements with six organisations to implement various...

Sata hails Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique growth triangle

President Michael Sata has said the revived Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique Growth Triangle will enhance economic growth in the three countries. Mr Sata said...

Police arrests two for attempting to steal a vehicle

Police in Limbe have arrested two men for charges of attempting to steal a vehicle in Tchoda in Chiradzulu district. Deputy Public Relations Officer...

JB orders Min. of Local Govt to facilitate registration of Lilongwe...

President Mrs Joyce Banda has directed the Ministry of Local Government to facilitate the registration of Lilongwe Vendors Association. The directive comes after the...

Microloan Foundation celebrates 10 years of service

This year is the 10th year anniversary of the establishment of Microloan Foundation in the UK, where it all started. The following is...

Mozambicans draining resources at Dedza hospital

Authorities in Dedza, central Malawi, have confirmed that over 50% of patients benefiting from the district hospital are Mozambicans, a development they say...

Parliamentary Committee levies on beer, airtime

Parliamentary Committee on Nutrition and HIV/ AIDS is lobbying for the introduction of levies on airtime and beer to address long-term need of...

Respect rights of detainees, police officer told

Malawi Police Service is training its law enforcers to respect the rights of detained suspects through an initiative dubbed Lay Visitors' Scheme. Officer in-Charge...

Fuel price hike reversed, govt had a hand

In a sudden twist of events, Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) yesterday announced that it will not increase the pump price of petrol...

Jumbe blasts Muluzi over UDF convention

The dust is refusing to settle in the former ruling UDF party with the latest accusation from Acting President, Friday Jumbe that former...

EU not impressed with Malawi’s exports

The European Union-EU says it is not impressed with the level of exports that Malawi makes to the region; head of delegation to...

Minibus fares up as fuel shortage hits hard

Fuel scarcity that has hit most parts of Malawi have forced many transporters in north, especially minibuses, to hike fares without consulting transporters...

Lions Club International appeals for dedication

Lions Club International has said for it to serve the Malawian public effectively it needs dedicated and committed members. District Governor Lion Clement Ndala...

Standard Bank hails business journalists

Standard Bank Malawi Limited has commended the Association of Business Journalists -ABJ-in Malawi for its role in helping push the economic, business and...

FAM warns Mighty Wanderers

IN a twist of events Mighty Wanderers say they can not play the Standard Bank Knock Out final at Silver Stadium but rather...