AfDB Approves $20m Soft Commodity Value Chain Operations In Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe

AfDB Approves $20m Soft Commodity Value Chain Operations In Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe

The African Development Bank has approved US $20 million to finance Meridian’s soft commodity value chain operations in Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. This Soft Commodity Finance Facility is designed to provide pre- and post-shipment finance along various stages of Meridian’s soft commodity value chain operations in the three countries concerned, to help local farmers and […]

Chinese’s Arts And Culture Excite Malawi’s First Lady Dr. Gertrude Mutharika

Chinese’s Arts And Culture Excite Malawi’s First Lady Dr. Gertrude Mutharika

Malawi’s First Lady Gertrude Mutharika has expressed gratitude over support that government of China is giving to Malawi government particularly aimed at promoting art and culture. Speaking during the Chinese New Year celebrations at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe, she said China and Malawi in 2010 signed cultural bilateral agreement and since then, […]

Good News: UK To Provide Malawi With 193million Pounds For Poverty Alleviation

Good News: UK To Provide Malawi With 193million Pounds For Poverty Alleviation

British government Tuesday revealed its intentions to provide Malawi with 193 Million Pounds which will help address the county’s humanitarian crisis while at the same time alleviate poverty. While presenting letters of credence to President Prof. Peter Mutharika at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, New British High Commissioner to Malawi, Ms Holly Tett said her country […]

Two Female Must Students Score High In Biomedical Engineering, To Represent Malawi At ABEC Meet In Egypt

Two Female Must Students Score High In Biomedical Engineering, To Represent Malawi At ABEC Meet In Egypt

Two female students from the Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) will between end January next year attend an Association of Biomedical Engineers in Africa summer school in Egypt. The two Biomedical Engineering students– Omega Mitinda and Jacqueline Dzidzi, will represent MUST and Malawi at the conference. According to Head of Engineering at MUST, […]

Tu-tu-tu ngozi yinanso: South African Pilot, 2 Australian Passengers Survive Plane Crash In Malawi 

Tu-tu-tu ngozi yinanso: South African Pilot, 2 Australian Passengers Survive Plane Crash In Malawi 

A South African pilot and two Australian passengers Wednesday evening survived a chopper accident following the aeroplane’s power failure in Nkhotakota. Nkhotakota Police Public Relations Officer Williams Kaponda confirmed the development to Malawi News Agency (Mana) saying this occurred on January 4, 2017 at Nkhotakota Boma’s abandoned airfield. He explained the plane belonging to Ulendo Travelling […]

Chinese National Arrested For Ivory At KIA

Chinese National Arrested For Ivory At KIA

Police at the Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe on Thursday arrested a 31-year-old Chinese national for allegedly being in possession of ivory weighing 114 grammes and valued at MK159, 000. KIA police spokesperson, Sgt. Sapulain Chitonde, identified the man as Nan Zhuang and that he allegedly attempted to export the ivory to China through […]

Businessman Iqbar Sodagar Moinuddian Mohmad Arrested At KIA For Attempting To Externalise Forex.

Businessman Iqbar Sodagar Moinuddian Mohmad Arrested At KIA For Attempting To Externalise Forex.

A 38 year-old Malawian businessman of Indian Origin was arrested on Friday December 30,2016 at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA ) for attempting to externalise foreign currency. The money in his possession include 622,820 USA Dollars ,2 015 British Pounds and 15,860 Euros which after exchanging them into Malawi Kwacha will be almost Mk540 Million . […]

Tay Grin Scoops Another International Music Award

Tay Grin Scoops Another International Music Award

The highflying Malawian rapper, Tay Grin’s song Chipapapa featuring Nigeria’s 2Baba, has scooped the Best African Traditional Video award at the WatsUp TV Africa Music Video Awards (WAMVA) 2016. WatsUp TV, organisers of the awards, on Wednesday announced winners of the maiden edition of the pan African entertainment awards. Tay Grin is among the 22 winners emerged […]

Tourism Is The Next Big Thing For Malawi!!

Tourism Is The Next Big Thing For Malawi!!

To begin with we have to put our house in order and invest heavily if we are to realise tangible economic dividend from this sector. We must accept realise that we are competing against countries which have invested aggressively in attracting tourists. Firstly, declare Mangochi and Salima as cities with proper planning and guided development. […]