NOCMA Should Get Lions Share In Fuel Importation

NOCMA Should Get Lions Share In Fuel Importation

By Gladys Kamakanda Lilongwe, October 17, Mana: Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources and Climate change has recommended that the National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) should be getting the lions share in fuel importation as it is a Malawian company. Chairperson for Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources and Climate Change Welani Chilenga made the remarks […]

MERA to Punish Uncertified Electrical Installers

MERA to Punish Uncertified Electrical Installers

By Laureen Banda Karonga, October 15, Mana: The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) has warned that it will punish all uncertified electrical installers saying such practitioners contribute to electrical fire accidents in the country. MERA Senior Licensing Officer, Tufwane Mwagomba issued the warning Tuesday in Karonga during a day- long stakeholders’ sensitization on  procedures people […]

Upsurge In Illegal Fuel Vending Worries MERA

Upsurge In Illegal Fuel Vending Worries MERA

By John Chihana Chitipa, October 14, Mana: The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) has bemoaned the increase in illegal fuel vending in Chitipa District, saying the development is compromising government efforts in revenue collection. Speaking Tuesday during a sensitization meeting with security stakeholders in the district, Senior Licensing Officer for MERA, Tufwane Mwagomba said the […]

Oops!Cashgate Suspect Ishmael Chioko Appointed Acting Mera CEO

Oops!Cashgate Suspect Ishmael Chioko Appointed Acting Mera CEO

Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) management has appointed its Director of Legal Affairs and Board Secretary Ishmael Stan Chioko as Acting Chief Executive Officer despite that Chioko has been implicated in cases of money laundering and corruption before. An internal memo that we have seen states that the regulator’s embattled CEO Collins Magalasi who is […]

Cash Madame Dorothy Shonga Speaks Out

Cash Madame Dorothy Shonga Speaks Out

Renown Business Lady and socialist Dorothy Shonga popularly known as ‘Cash Madame’ on Sunday made her first facebook post after being released on bail by a Malawian court. Dorothy who is the owner D.C Brand Cloud, a local branding and marketing company was arrested alongside Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) Chief Executive Officer Collings Magalasi […]

No Bail for ‘Cash Madame’ Dorothy Shonga, Mera Boss Magalasi

No Bail for ‘Cash Madame’ Dorothy Shonga, Mera Boss Magalasi

The Magistrate court in Lilongwe has denied bail to business lady Dorothy Shonga popularly known as ‘cash Madame’ and Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) Chief Executive Officer Collings Magalasi. The two suspects alongside MRA’s Spokesperson, Patrick Maulidi were arrested last week by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on money laundering and fraud charges. In the bail […]

Malawi Slashes Fuel Prices

Malawi Slashes Fuel Prices

The Malawi Government through the Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority ((MERA) has reduced fuel prices from Friday, May 8, 2020. MERA Board Chairperson Rev. Dr. Joseph Bvumbwe and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Collins confirmed the development through a press statement issued on Wednesday. According to the statement, Petrol will now be at K690.50 from K780.00 per […]

Fuel Prices Reduced Following APM’s Directive

Fuel Prices Reduced Following APM’s Directive

The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority – MERA has effective today 4th April reduced fuel prices as per the directive by President Peter Mutharika. Mutharika said Saturday evening this will help to reduce impacts of some measures in the prevention of the coronavirus in Malawi. Petrol will now be selling at 780 kwacha per liter from […]

We Have Enough Fuel Reserve- Mera

We Have Enough Fuel Reserve- Mera

The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) has assured the nation of stable supply of fuel amidst the spread of the deadly coronavirus which has forced countries to shut their borders. MERA’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Collins Magalasi made the assurance on Tuesday through a press statement. He said the country has enough fuel which can […]