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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Peace Corps director visits Malawi

The director of the United  States of America (USA) Peace Corps, Carrie Hessler-Radelet, arrived in the country on Saturday for a five-day visit that is expected to be concluded tomorrow.During the...

AG, board back acting Mera boss

The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) board chairperson Bishop Joseph Bvumbwe and Attorney General (AG) Kalekeni Kaphale have defended newly-appointed Mera acting chief executive officer Ishmael Chioko, saying he will not...

FUM calls for softening of collateral for farmers

 Farmers Union of Malawi (FUM) president Alfred Kapichira Banda says banks should soften on collateral when farmers want loans.He was speaking on Friday during the third Mzimba Agriculture Fair organised by...

Parliamentary committee proposes environment court

 The parliamentary committee on Natural Resources has proposed the establishment of an environment court as one way of saving the environment.Speaking when the committee toured the Viphya Plantation in Mzimba on...

Delayed payroll deductions chock Saccos growth

 Malawi Union of Savings and Credit Cooperatives (Muscco) has asked government to address delays in remitting payroll deductions meant for Savings and Credit Cooperatives (Sacco), arguing the situation is affecting their...

Access to finance, corruption affects doing business

 The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Report has cited lack of access to finance, high inflation rate and rampant corruption as obstacles to doing business in Malawi.The report, which assesses...

Mitsinje isefukiranso chaka chino—azanyengo

Nthambi yopima zanyengo ya mdziko muno ya Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services (DCCMS) yati chaka chino kukhala kusefukira kwa madzi, maka kuchigawo cha Kummwera.Izi zalankhulidwa sabata yatha pamene nthambiyi...

Osiyidwa pachilumba cha Ruo alira koto!

Ndi 5 koloko mmawa, Belita Zakeyu wa m’mudzi mwa Manthenga kwa T/A Mlolo m’boma la Nsanje wafika kale m’manda a Chikoje kudzatola nkhuni. Iye akufuna akagulitse nkhunizo tsidya linalo, komwe ndi...

‘We need to cut expenditure’

In this exclusive interview with our Assistant Bureau Chief, SUZGO KHUNGA, the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe opens up about government expenditure, plans to reduce wastefulness and...

Vaginal ring: The next frontier in HIV prevention

A report from the Aspire study of 2 629 women in Malawi, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe presented at the 21st International Aids conference in South Africa shows that consistent users...