DELAYS AS PUBLIC OFFICERS ARE GIVEN AN EXTRA 3 MONTHS TO DECLARE THEIR ASSETS

Public offices holders have been given up to December 31, to declare their assets to the Directorate of Assets Declaration. Assets Director Christopher Tukula said the extension has been made considering that it has taken ....

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MK 737B OUT 743B OF THE 2014/2015 NATIONAL BUDGET NOW APPROVED

The National Assembly on Monday passed the 2014/15 national budget with amendments to some votes. The 737billion kwacha budget has now been approved and adopted by the national assembly. Some of the votes that have ....

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NUMBERS SHOW THAT PEOPLE TO FACE FOOD SHORTAGE IN THE COUNTRY IS LOW

Ministry  of  Finance, Economic Planning  and  Development says only 640,000  people  in 19 districts of the country will  face food  shortage in the 2014/15 consumption period,  representing only 4 percent of the country’s population. Minister ....

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MUTHARIKA TO TURN ZOMBA STATE HOUSE TO A REFERRAL HOSPITAL

As the Government continues with its austerity measures, Ministry of Information, Tourism and Culture has disclosed President Professor Peter Mutharika's plans to turn Zomba State House into a referral hospital. According to Kondwani Nankhumwa, the ....

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PARLIAMENTARY ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE SENDS BACK FORENSIC AUDIT REPORT

The Parliamentary Accounts Committee (PAC) has sent back the forensic audit report to the auditor general arguing that it is not fulfilling what they expected. Among others, the parliamentarians who congregated this morning said that ....

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JB slams Finance Minister Mkwezalamba’s austerity measures

President Joyce Banda has come out flat out declaring war against her own technocrat finance minister, Maxwell Mkwezalamba, and the austerity measures the minister announced yesterday. Yesterday, the minister announced that government was suspending all ....

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Finance Minister suspends local and foreign travels of public servants including JB

Finance Minister, Maxwell Mkwezalamba, has announced today that with immediate effect government has suspended all trips of public servants including the President herself who has been much known for being on the road always. According ....

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Dissapointed citizen’s letter to the State President on Finance minister

Letter to the President. Dear Madam Joyce Banda H.E In am convinced that there is something seriously wrong going on between your Excellency and Dr. Ken Lipenga Minister of Finance in your government. This minister ....

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Finance Minister Lipenga under fire over US$76m Apollo contracts

Finance Minister Ken Lipenga faces new calls to resign and pave way for investigation after being accused of using his influence to award a US$76.2 million worth of contract to an Indian company, Malawi News ....

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Malawi’s State House in shady oil deal

Malawi’s State House has dragged the country into a crude oil contract with a Nigerian firm that could be costly for the already troubled economy, Weekend Nation reveals. At issue is the manner in which State House ....

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Ecama warns on government allowances

Economics Association of Malawi (Ecama) has cautioned the government on increasing allowances for civil servants before correcting abuses in the provision. Government recently increased salaries of civil servants following a strike the servants staged and ....

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