Presidential Initiative on Poverty and Hunger Reduction raises questions#Malawi

The Presidential Initiative on Poverty and Hunger Reduction (PIPaHR) has gone into a commercial partnership with AHL Commodities and the Export Development Fund (EDF) in a K300m revolving venture involving the buying and exportation of ....

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Government firm on University of Malawi fees #Malawi

Government has declared that it will not bow down to demands by students of Chancellor College and The Polytechnic who wanted increments in allowances, a move which comes after some quarters during the pre-budget meetings ....

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Civil servants are planning to march to Parliament on Thursday to present a petition

Civil servants are planning to march to Parliament on Thursday to present a petition in which they are pressing the government to address huge remuneration disparities that exist between the mainstream civil service and various ....

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government has signed a US$667.2 million coal-fired plant deal with China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC)

The Malawi government has signed a US$667.2 million coal-fired plant deal with China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC). The deal will see CGGC designing and constructing a coal-fired power plant (Thermal plant) at Kamwamba in Neno. ....

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Government to force companies to bring down their prices positively responding to the appreciation of the kwacha

Government intends to start inspecting shops in the country aimed at questioning the motives of companies that have not positively responded to the appreciation of the kwacha by reducing prices. Meanwhile, prices of some Carlsberg ....

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Joyce Banda’s Appointment a Sign of Good Governance

President Dr. Joyce Banda's recent appointment as a champion of Malaria, HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) has received different opinions with the majority of Malawians saying it is a sign of good governance. Random interviews done ....

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Joyce Banda has bigger problems than Madonna

President has proved willing to comply with the demands of western donors, but the people she governs are not impressed. The historian Margery Perham once wrote that "the basic difficulty" with the British colonial technique of indirect ....

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Malawi Pres. Joyce Banda’s BBC Focus on Africa interview: Transcript

BBC—Madam President, who is in charge of Malawi? JB—The Malawians are taking decisions about their own destiny. What has happened is that in order for our donors to come back, we needed IMF [International Monetary ....

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Malawi Court Acquits Journalist Justice Mponda After Govt Fails Ton Provide Evidence

Lilongwe Magistrate Court has this morning acquitted freelance journalist Justice Mponda after the Malawi Government failed to bring evidence that he was the one who had been stories insulting President Joyce Banda on Malawi Voice. ....

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