World Bank Group Debars Techno Brain Over Gross Fraudulent Practices

World Bank Group Debars Techno Brain Over Gross Fraudulent Practices

WASHINGTON, October 8, 2020 — The World Bank Group today announced the twenty-eight month debarment of Kenya-based Techno Brain (Kenya) Limited (“Techno Brain Kenya”), an IT-services company, and the ten-month debarment of its parent company, United Arab Emirates-based Techno Brain Global FZ-LLC (“Techno Brain UAE”), in connection with collusive and fraudulent practices as part of the […]

Action Aid Questions Chakwera for Introducing VAT on Cooking Oil: Alot of Poor Households Will Be Affected

Action Aid Questions Chakwera for Introducing VAT on Cooking Oil: Alot of Poor Households Will Be Affected

Action Aid Malawi says the introduction of VAT on cooking oil during 2020/2021 budget will affect alot of poor households in this country hence the need for parlimentarians to advocate for its removal before the budget is passed. Action Aid Programme Specialist for Accountability and Public Services Yandura Chipeta told Malawi Voice today that the […]

Lake Malawi Wrangle: Chakwera, Magufuli For Dialogue

Lake Malawi Wrangle: Chakwera, Magufuli For Dialogue

By Patricia Kapulula Lilongwe, October 12, Mana: State House has described contact and dialogue as crucial on matters of tension between countries. State House Director of Communications, Sean Kampondeni, made the remarks on Monday during a weekly press briefing at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe. The remarks were in reaction to how Malawi and Tanzania intend […]

Chakwera Impressed With Tanzania’s Economic Growth

Chakwera Impressed With Tanzania’s Economic Growth

By Pauline Kaude                 Lilongwe, October 10, Mana: Malawi President Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera says was impressed with the infrastructural and economic development taking place in Tanzania without reliance on foreign aid. The president was speaking during a two-day state visit to the East African country he made when he laid a foundation stone for the […]

Malawians Question Chakwera’s On Disregarding Covid-19 Protocols In TZ…Told To Undergo Quarantine Upon Return

Malawians Question Chakwera’s On Disregarding Covid-19 Protocols In TZ…Told To Undergo Quarantine Upon Return

Malawians are questioning President Lazarus Chakwera’s daring decision to disregard Covid-19 protocols during his three-day state visit to Tanzania. Chakwera arrived in Tanzania this morning where he will, among several activities, hold diplomatic talks with his counterpart, John Pombe Magufuli. An official picture capturing the Malawi leader’s arrival in the neighbouring country depicts him without […]

STATE HOUSE MALAWI ATTACKS BBC: They Should Not Be Conduits of Fake News

STATE HOUSE MALAWI ATTACKS BBC: They Should Not Be Conduits of Fake News

The Statehouse has noted with concern International media (BBC) reports claiming that government has failed to honour its promise to create one million jobs. A statement signed by the Presidential Press Secretary Brian Banda categorically denies the allegation describing it as false and a clear misrepresentation of remarks made by His Excellency the President Dr. […]

Malawi’s Chakwera Makes Third Foreign Trip…Off to Mozambique For Bilateral Talks

Malawi’s Chakwera Makes Third Foreign Trip…Off to Mozambique For Bilateral Talks

By Martin Chiwanda in Tete Mozambique Tete, October 5, Mana: President, Dr Lazarus Chakwera is scheduled to take a day official visit to Mozambique Tuesday as one way of strengthening diplomatic ties between Lilongwe and Maputo. In an interview Monday Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Lucky Sikwese said while […]

Covid-19 and the Future of Money

Covid-19 and the Future of Money

By Chimpele Kelvin Tsamwa On 11 March 2020, when The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic, a lot of countries moved to be coronavirus prepared. This disease has changed how we mourn, how we travel, pray, socialize (at least for some of us anyway), and how we do […]

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