Dr. Jean Kalilani Shines As Malawi Showcase Success In Women’s Economic Empowerment At UN CSW61

Dr. Jean Kalilani Shines As Malawi Showcase Success In Women’s Economic Empowerment At UN CSW61

The Minister for Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Jean Kalirani has said Malawi has done very well in economic empowerment of women especially in the work sector at the continental level. Kalilani talks during the side event Kalirani made the remarks during a side event organized by the Malawi Government in conjunction with UN Women on the margins of the Commission on the […]

Malawi Youth Charles Lipenga Rocks The World: Wins Commonwealth Young Person of the Year Award for Africa and Europe

Malawi Youth Charles Lipenga Rocks The World: Wins Commonwealth Young Person of the Year Award for Africa and Europe

Charles Lipenga of Malawi, founder of the Maestros  Leadership Team, has been selected as the 201 7 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year  – Africa & Europe Region . The adjudication panel was extremely impressed by his exceptional contribution to development work, particularly around this year’s theme Celebrating Young People’s Contribution to achieving the SDG […]

Malawi On The Verge Of Eliminating Trachoma As Her Royal Highness, Sophie, Countess of Wessex Gets Warm Welcome

Malawi On The Verge Of Eliminating Trachoma As Her Royal Highness, Sophie, Countess of Wessex Gets Warm Welcome

Malawi with assistance from Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is on the verge of eliminating blinding trachoma, an eye infection that had affected 9.5 million people in the country as of 2014, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. British High Commissioner to Malawi, Holly Tett made the announcement at her residence in Lilongwe when she […]

Khato Civils’ Simbi Phiri To Invest $15million Cigarette Manufacturing Plant In Malawi…To Become Operational By 2018

Khato Civils’ Simbi Phiri To Invest $15million Cigarette Manufacturing Plant In Malawi…To Become Operational By 2018

South Africa based Malawian businessman, Simbi Phiri, has unveiled plans to invest over $15 million to set up a cigarette manufacturing plant. The plant is to become operational by 2018. Construction of the factory is among key investment drives his South African based consortium, Khato Civils intends to establish as part of its strategy to […]

Malawi Secures Pigeon Peas Market In India, The Biggest Market In The World

Malawi Secures Pigeon Peas Market In India, The Biggest Market In The World

Government disclosed plans to secure a pigeon peas market in India, the latter being the world’s biggest buyer of the crop. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Cliff Chiunda brought the development to light in Lilongwe Monday during a media briefing on the forthcoming Malawi-India Business meet on Friday March 17, […]

Africa Union To Launch Inaugural African Economic Platform

Africa Union To Launch Inaugural African Economic Platform

The Africa Union will next week launch the Inaugural African Economic Platform (AEP) to advance the implementation of the Continent-wide Development Framework, Agenda 2063. According to AU’s website, the platform starting from 20 – 22 March in Mauritius will focus its dialogue on the; political, academic, intellectual and business leadership of the continent as these […]

Scotish Govt Funds SgurrEnergy To Design And Implement A Hydroelectric Scheme In Malawi

Scotish Govt Funds SgurrEnergy To Design And Implement A Hydroelectric Scheme In Malawi

SgurrEnergy has been awarded funding from the Scottish Government to design and implement a hydroelectric scheme in Malawi, delivering renewable energy to an off-grid community without a reliable source of power. The three year project will see SgurrEnergy, a Wood Group company, manage the design and installation of a 100kW hydroelectric scheme in Mulanje, as […]

Oafla President Dr. Getrude Mutharika Says African Youths Have Great Potential To Change Africa

Oafla President Dr. Getrude Mutharika Says African Youths Have Great Potential To Change Africa

The First Lady Her Excellency Dr. Gertrude Mutharika returned home on Tuesday from Nairobi, Kenya where she presided over the opening of a Youth Pre-conference of the Africa Health Agenda International Conference. The conference was organized by AMREF Health Africa to tackle the importance of inclusive health policies in Africa, particularly policies aimed at fighting […]

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