Malawi to receive 37 million pounds in UK aid

Malawi will receive £37 million in UK aid to help tackle HIV and boost the supply of vital medication, Justine Greening has announced. The International Development Secretary said £21 million had been earmarked for projects ....

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Queries over ‘Joyce Banda’ branded relief maize, activists call for transparency

Eye brows have been raised in some quarters regarding the source of relief maize that President Joyce Banda is distributing to hunger-stricken households in the country following observations that the bags of maize are branded ....

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Food crisis hits Malawi, appeals for aid

Dear Colleagues, Floods and droughts have negatively impacted the food security situation of communities in Malawi. Results of the assessment by Malawi ACT forum members, coupled with results of a food security assessment exercise carried ....

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Malawi’s heroines of the floods

For many women in Malawi’s disaster-prone southern district of Nsanje, resilience is essential to survive the cyclical flooding. Twenty-four-year-old Chrissie Davie, a mother of four, saved two of her three children from drowning when water ....

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US govt gives Malawi K31bn

The US government has signed an agreement with Malawi government in which it will provide US$105 million (K31.5 billion) to the country through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Malawi's Minister of Finance ....

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More cuts needed, pundits tell govt

Opposition politicians and experts have asked President Joyce Banda to initiate more cuts on over-expenditure apart from the symbolic 30 per cent presidential pay cut if the agriculture-powered economy is to bounce back following two ....

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Ireland calls for quick appointment of ACB Director

The Irish Ambassador to Malawi Mrs. Liz Higgins has urged the southern African country to quickly appoint a new Director of the Anti-Corruption Bureau-ACB to ensure continued support to the Bureau. Mrs Higgins said Thursday ....

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President Joyce Banda and her vice Khumbo Kachali to take 30% salary cut

Malawi President Joyce Banda and Vice President Khumbo Kachali on Friday voluntarily cut down their salaries by 30 percent as part of their sacrifice to the current austerity measures. "In support of the austerity measures, ....

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World Bank upbeat on budget support, economic recovery

The World Bank, one of Malawi’s leading development partners, has justified the delay in budget support disbursement by other donors, saying it is in line with an agreed plan. World Bank Country Manager to Malawi ....

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UK to review its aid to Malawi

Britain intends to review its budget support to Malawi before the end of this year, Sarah Sanyahumbi, head of Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID) in Malawi, said on Monday. This is the United Kingdom’s ....

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