Sunday, May 19, 2024

Featured Video

Latest Stories

Top 10 Music

Upcoming Events

Launch Of Chavez Lodge And Lounge In Dedza

Fri, 24 May 2024 20:00:00 UTC @ Chavez Lodge and Lounge - On 24 May 2023 there will be a Launch of Chavez Lodge and Lounge in Dedza formerly known as Motel Domwe. During The Launch, The Black Missionaries Band, Anthony Makondetsa, Moda Fumulan... More Info
Young Stunna Live In Malawi

Sat, 25 May 2024 18:00:00 UTC @ Money Men Club (Nancholi-Mpemba Road) - Beer Land Festival Brings Young Stunna all the from South Africa on 25th May 2024 in Blantyre at Moneymen Club.He will be setting the stage on fire, creating an unforgettable night of ... More Info

Malawi : Tobacco Sales Suspended

LILONGWE: Tobacco sales have been suspended for the second time since they started at Lilongwe Auction Floors where growers protested a high rejection rate.

Auction Holdings Limited (AHL) spokesperson Rozita Tanamana confirmed the development.

“The rejection rate at Lilongwe market was as high as 75 per cent this morning forcing the suspension,” said Mrs. Tanamana.

Farmers at the Lilongwe market have also been protesting low prices being offered.

Mrs. Tanamana says the Lilongwe market will resume sales Monday next week.

Meanwhile, sales were also suspended at Limbe Auction floors on Thursday because buyers had bought all the leaf that was available for sale there.

During the opening of the Limbe market, tobacco was being bought at as high as $2.35.

Tobacco Control Commission says there is a low output in production of the leaf this year which has dropped by about 40 percent from 237 million kilograms last year to 151 kilograms this year. – Zodiak

Subscribe to our Youtube Channel:

Related Posts



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Popular Articles