We Are Deploying Measures To Boost Agriculture Markets-APM

We Are Deploying Measures To Boost Agriculture Markets-APM

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has assured that government remains committed to taking decisive measures to ensure farmers in the country realize their full potential in agricultural production. Mutharika made the assurance in Blantyre on Wednesday during the opening of the l4th National Agriculture fair in Blantyre. President Mutharika observed that despite the country being an […]

President Mutharika’s Speech At The Official Opening Of The 14th National Agriculture Fair (16-08-2017)

President Mutharika’s Speech At The Official Opening Of The 14th National Agriculture Fair (16-08-2017)

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI, AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE 14TH NATIONAL AGRICULTURE FAIR CHICHIRI TRADE FAIR GROUNDS, BLANTYRE  16TH AUGUST, 2017 I want to begin by reminding all Malawians that agriculture is the lifeline of our economy. The farmer is the person who feeds the economy and […]

‘Slavery’ At Illovo As MD Mark Bainbridge Exploits Malawians…Protests Wait In The Wings

‘Slavery’ At Illovo As MD Mark Bainbridge Exploits Malawians…Protests Wait In The Wings

Illovo Sugar Malawi Limited employees are set to go on strike to protest against management’s decision to introduce clean wage- a new concept in compensation and benefit for employees where all allowances are amalgamated under one head and that may be basic salary. The employees are also planning downing tools inorder to force the removal […]

Mkaka Construction Under Fire In Neno Over shoddy Lisungwi Road Project…Communities Threaten to Protest

Mkaka Construction Under Fire In Neno Over shoddy Lisungwi Road Project…Communities Threaten to Protest

Mkaka Construction Limited has come under heavy fire for a substandard road construction in Neno district. The company was awarded a tender to construct Lisungwi road in the district which communities around the road say leaves alot to be desired. The communities have raised concerns through a statement made available to Malawi Voice and signed […]

Fiber Optic Backbone Project: Huawei Starts Mounting Fiber Cables…Four Districts Already Covered

Fiber Optic Backbone Project: Huawei Starts Mounting Fiber Cables…Four Districts Already Covered

Huawei Technologies, a company implementing the Fiber Optic Backbone Project has started mounting fiber cables on Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Limited’s (Escom) poles marking the official take off of the long awaited internet connectivity project. So far, the cables have covered a distance of 45 kilometers connecting four districts of Blantyre, Chiradzulu, Zomba and […]

Nangaunozge Building Contractor Disappoints…Delays Minister’s Programme To Launch 20, 000-Seater Karonga Stadium

Nangaunozge Building Contractor Disappoints…Delays Minister’s Programme To Launch 20, 000-Seater Karonga Stadium

  Plans by Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Kondwani Nankhumwa to launch the newly constructed stadium in Karonga in August this year have been postponed following the delay in completion of the project. The Ministry’s publicist, Muhlabase Mughogho said the minister was expected to inaugurate the stadium on August 15, but there is […]

APM Meets Mzuzu Vendors-Says Large Loans For Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs) In The Offing

APM Meets Mzuzu Vendors-Says Large Loans For Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs) In The Offing

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has emphasized the importance of small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs) as they contribute significantly in the country’s economic growth and development. The President was speaking Wednesday at Mzuzu State Lodge during an audience with representatives of Mzuzu City vendors. He said government values the contribution small and medium businesses make to […]

New Mzuzu International Airport To Cost MK14.6billion…To Be Done Alongside Chileka International Airport In Blantyre

New Mzuzu International Airport To Cost MK14.6billion…To Be Done Alongside Chileka International Airport In Blantyre

Minister of Transport and Public Works, Jappie Mhango, says the construction of new Mzuzu International Airport will cost 20million dollars (approximately MK14.6 billion). The Mzuzu International Airport Project will be done alongside Chileka International Airport in Blantyre. The Transport Minister’s statement follows the announcement President Arthur Peter Mutharika made on Sunday when he stopped over […]

MRA Collects MK768 billion In 2016-2017 Financial Year, 2017/18 Targets MK918 billion

MRA Collects MK768 billion In 2016-2017 Financial Year, 2017/18 Targets MK918 billion

Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) says during the fiscal year just ended, the tax collecting body has collected K767.61 billion against a projection of K725.06 billion, registering a surplus of K42.56 billion. MRA Commissioner General, Tom Malata said all tax lines namely Corporate Tax, Pay As You Earn, Withholding Tax, Provisional Tax, Value Added Tax, Import […]

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