Japan Offers To Help Malawi Diversify Cash Crops

Japan Offers To Help Malawi Diversify Cash Crops

Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan Toro Kono has said his country is ready to help Malawi to migrate from tobacco dependence to other crops. Kono said Malawi cannot continue relying on tobacco as major forex earner as global prices keep dwindling. He was speaking to Malawi’s Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Dr. Emmanuel […]

Road To 2019: Chakwera Promises Universities In Every District

Road To 2019: Chakwera Promises Universities In Every District

After failing to build universities for a period of 31 years, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazurus Chakwera has shamefully declared that his party has now a policy to construct and establish universities in every district. Ironically during its 31years in power, MCP popularly known as the ‘crocodile party’ only managed to build one university […]

IMF Predicts 5% Inflation, up to 7% growth for Malawi Economy

IMF Predicts 5% Inflation, up to 7% growth for Malawi Economy

Malawi’s economy continues to defy the odds under President Peter Mutharika with new predictions by the International Monetary Fund signalling further positive outlook and robust trends in the economy. This is yet another Vote of Confidence in President Peter Mutharika’s sound economic management measures which have lifted the economy out of crisis it was in […]

APM arrives Monday

APM arrives Monday

President Professor Peter Mutharika will arrive in the country on Monday from the United States of America where he attended the 73rd United Nations General Assembly. Chief Secretary to the Government Lloyd Muhara said in a statement on Saturday that Mutharika will arrive at 1600 hours. Muhara said Mutharika will arrive from from South Africa […]

IMF Hails Malawi’s Economic Growth

IMF Hails Malawi’s Economic Growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed its assessment of Malawi’s performance on its Extended Credit Facility (ECF), giving a positive rating that the southern African nation’s economy is growing and progressing to the right direction. IMF team reached a staff-level agreement with the authorities of Malawi on the completion of the first review under […]

Fuel Pump Prices Up

Fuel Pump Prices Up

The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) has increased fuel prices effective tomorrow a move that is likely to push commodity prices up in the country. The authority announced in a statement released today night that it had increased the pump price of petrol by 5.01 percent and diesel by 5.02 percent to reflect the rise […]