Coal Powered Plant Solution to Blackouts

Coal Powered Plant Solution to Blackouts

By Chimwemwe Njoloma, MANA As the world is in a race to limit climate change effects, government says coal-fired power remains the solution to ending blackouts in the country. This comes although the Conference of the Parties (COP) summit in Madrid continues pushing hard on developed countries to phase out coal burning for power generation […]

MERA Moves to Curb Illegal Fuel Vending

MERA Moves to Curb Illegal Fuel Vending

By Felix Kapatamoyo  The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) says it will continue promoting investments in rural areas as one way of dealing with illegal fuel vending in Malawi. MERA’s Consumer Affairs and Public Relations Manager Fitina Khonje told Malawi News Agency (MANA) that the energy regulatory body wants to combat illegal fuel vending which […]

TNM Graduate Program Spotlights Analytics

TNM Graduate Program Spotlights Analytics

Malawi Stock Exchange-listed mobile telecoms network provider TNM Plc says the future of technology-driven businesses such as mobile telecoms and ICT relies heavily on how fresh graduates make use of data and analysis. CEO Michel Buitelaar said this during the launch of TNM’s Graduate Development Program and Career Fair in Blantyre.  “In this program, selected […]

Conclusion Of Election Case Hearing Affects Business in Lilongwe

Conclusion Of Election Case Hearing Affects Business in Lilongwe

By Andrew Magombo Business owners who have been plying their trade outside the Lilongwe court premises have expressed mixed reactions after hearing of evidence for the high-profile Presidential Election Case at the Constitutional Court came to an end last Friday. On the day morning, the case came to an unusual early adjournment as both MCP […]

Council Loses Over K10 Million Due to Vendors’ Strike

Council Loses Over K10 Million Due to Vendors’ Strike

By Owen Zayambika Mchinji district council says it lost about MK10.5 million in revenue collection to an industrial action staged by vendors plying their trade at Mchinji town market between the months of September and October, 2019. Mchinji District Commissioner, Bester Mandere told Malawi News Agency (MANA) that the lost money has made the council […]

ECAMA Calls For Youth Involvement in Formulation Of Vision 2063

ECAMA Calls For Youth Involvement in Formulation Of Vision 2063

By Tione Andsen, MANA Economics Association of Malawi (ECAMA) believes the formulation of the successor programme for Vision 2020 should incorporate the views of the youth in its implementation process. ECAMA Secretary General, Andrew Kumbatira made the observation Friday during the finals of the University debates at Crossroads hotel in Lilongwe where Catholic University emerged […]

MRA Destroys Smuggled Chibuku Beer Worth Over MK 5 Million

MRA Destroys Smuggled Chibuku Beer Worth Over MK 5 Million

By Ireen Kayira Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has seized Zambian Chibuku super which was smuggled into the country worth K 5 million. Speaking with Malawi News Agency (MANA) in Lilongwe on Friday at MRA Lilongwe offices during the destruction of the confiscated products, Customs Office Manager, Patricia Gondwe said the Chibuku Super was confiscated in […]

FDH Bank Dispels Hacking Claims: Customer Data Very Safe

FDH Bank Dispels Hacking Claims: Customer Data Very Safe

Malawi’s pioneer digital bank, FDH Bank Limited has dispelled claims making rounds online that its customer data has been compromised by hackers. “FDH Bank has the most robust security systems available worldwide and conduct regular vulnerability assessments of all its systems as any pro-active digital organisation is required to do,” stated the bank in a […]

Malawi, African Development Bank Sign MK27 Billion Financial Pact For Nacala Corridor

Malawi, African Development Bank Sign MK27 Billion Financial Pact For  Nacala  Corridor

By Fostina Mkandawire, MANA Government and the African Development Bank on Monday signed a financial agreement of MK27Billion for the development of the Multinational-Nacala Road Corridor Development Project Phase V. Signing the agreement on behalf of the Malawi Government in Lilongwe, Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Joseph Mwanamvekha said the project’s main objective is […]

EU Gives Malawi K17bn For Chuma cha Dziko Programme

EU Gives Malawi K17bn For Chuma cha Dziko Programme

By Daniel Namwini Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development and the European Union (EU) have signed a financing agreement for Public Finance Management (PFM) Reforms dubbed ‘Chuma cha Dziko’ Programme. During the signing ceremony on Monday in Lilongwe, the Finance Minister, Joseph Mwanamvekha said the five-year programme will cost EURO 22.0 million (more than […]

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