Goodall Is Good

Goodall Is Good

Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe has presented a mid-year budget statement, which shows that the fiscal blueprint has been revised downwards from K1.1492 trillion to K1.129 trillion. In the statement delivered in Parliament on Friday, Gondwe said government is proposing the revision of the 2016/17 budget on the basis of the […]

MRA Justifies 16.5% VAT On Water

MRA Justifies 16.5% VAT On Water

The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) Friday justified the Value Added Tax (VAT) accrued to water saying without it consumers would be paying hefty bills for the utility to foot the suppliers’ production expenses. The Authority disclosed this at a national interface with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Lilongwe aimed at sensitizing the CSOs to enhance […]

MRA Surpasses Target By MK37.7bn… Takes ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ Campaign’ To CSOs

MRA Surpasses Target By MK37.7bn… Takes ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ Campaign’ To CSOs

The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) says as of January 31, 2017, it had collected MK449bn against the target of MK411.2bn, registering a surplus of MK37.77bn. MRA Deputy Commissioner General, Roza Mbilizi, disclosed this in Lilongwe on Friday during the national workshop with CSO leaders aimed at enhancing the ongoing ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ campaign. She […]

Macra Licences 50 Radio Stations As More Applicants Wait In The Wings

Macra Licences 50 Radio Stations As More Applicants Wait In The Wings

Director of Information Gideon Munthali has commended the Malawi Regulatory Authority (MACRA) for reviewing its broadcasting licensing framework, a development that has seen 50 radio stations getting licenses in the country. Speaking Monday in Mzuzu during commemoration of this year’s World Radio Day, Munthali said the review has eased the way people that want to […]

Re-faced Kamuzu International Airport To Boost Malawi’s Economy…Next Is Chileka, Likoma, Mzuzu, Mangochi Airports

Re-faced Kamuzu International Airport To Boost Malawi’s Economy…Next Is Chileka, Likoma, Mzuzu, Mangochi Airports

President Prof. Peter Mutharika has expressed hopes of an upward spiral in the country’s economy and tourism industry when the re-facing of Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) gets completed. The first citizen expressed the optimism at KIA on Friday, after the ground breaking ceremony which officially marked commencement of the expansion project of the international airport. […]

KIA UPGRADE: Transforming Malawi Through Infrastructure Development

KIA UPGRADE: Transforming Malawi Through Infrastructure Development

According various commentators it is becoming apparent that President Mutharika‘s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led government has infrastructure development at heart. After transforming the face of Malawi through multi-million dollar infrastructure development projects across Malawi, they are at it again, this time with the expansion of Kamuzu International Airport (KIA). According to a press release […]

SA, Malawi To Sign MOU On Migration, Economic Development

SA, Malawi To Sign MOU On Migration, Economic Development

South Africa and Malawi governments will soon sign Agreements on migration, economic development and trade, new South African High Commissioner to Malawi, Thenjiwe Mtintso, disclosed on Thursday in Lilongwe. The High Commissioner said this at Kamuzu Palace after presenting Letters of Credence to President Prof. Peter Mutharika to assume her role as her country’s envoy […]

NRWB Liberates Chitipa…New Water Plant To Benefit 47 000 People

NRWB Liberates Chitipa…New Water Plant To Benefit 47 000 People

Northern Region Water Board (NRWB) has launched comprehensive tests at the newly constructed Chitipa Water Supply Project earmarked to be commissioned this month. The project has been bankrolled by the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (Badea) to the tune of $10 million, with government injecting $3 million. In an interview, NRWB spokesperson Edward […]

MACRA To Establish Studios And Centres Of Excellence

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) says it is in the process of establishing studios and centres of excellence for capacity building in the production of local content for the television industry in the country and abroad. MACRA’s board chairperson Mervis Mangulenje said this on Tuesday in Lilongwe during the opening of a three day […]

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