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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Experts rue missed economic growth forecasts

  Economists have lamented consistent missed growth projections, saying they affect planning for both private and public sectors. Over the years, fiscal and monetary authorities have missed their envisaged real gross domestic product...

Watch out non-food market—IMF economist

International Monetary Fund (IMF) economist Dong Frank Wu has advised monetary and fiscal authorities to pay special attention to domestic non-food market and monitor any new direction of price movements. In a...

ACB arrests two councilors and VDC members over LDF funds

The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has arrested two councilors, a chairperson and three members of Village Development Committees (VDC) on suspicion that they abused Local Development Fund (LDF) Funds in MASAF...

Govt promotes integrated agriculture technologies

Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has emphasized the need for farmers to make full use of integrated agriculture technologies to achieve food security, economic empowerment and mitigate climate change. Director...

Malawi renegotiates Vale, Cear deals

  Malawi has renegotiated deals with Vale Logistics and Central East African Railways (Cear) in a move that will see Malawian investors owning shares in the two companies. The Nation has established that...

Masm reacts to ‘no shortfall’ ads ban

Medical Aid Society of Malawi (Masm) has faulted Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) for going “beyond their powers in enforcing compliance” before properly engaging them. Masm chief executive officer Sydney Chikoti...

Escom, Chikangawa case goes for mediation

Lawyers for the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) and a 14-year-old boy allegedly burnt by the power supplier’s high voltage wires have agreed to set aside a default judgement for...

Exports to India double in two years—report

Malawi exports to India have more than doubled over the past two years despite imports being on the higher side, creating a negative trade balance, figures have shown. Data from International Trade...

UK countess hails LL Police Station

The Countess of Wessex yesterday visited Lilongwe Police Station Model Victim Support Unit (VSU) to appreciate what it is doing to combat violence against vulnerable people, including women and...

Mussa challenges procurement officers

Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development Henry Mussa has asked procurement officers to deal with corruption in government. Speaking when he launched the first cohort of procurement in-service training at...

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Mzuni students challenge APM to intervene in university’s closure

Wazamazama KatatuBLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)—Mzuzu University students who are in their respective homes following the closure of the institution, have given President Peter Mutharika seven days ultimatum...