Cute goat face in Malawi

Goat production in Malawi

A step by step guide on how to run your own goat business in Malawi. Learn how to raise, feed and take care of them.

Minister touts tourism as the next big thing

Minister touts tourism as the next big thing

Michael Usi Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture Michael Usi has said the country needs to invest heavily in the tourism sector, rating it as the next big thing for […]

Financial dealers to discuss BoP trends

Financial dealers to discuss BoP trends

Williams Banda The country’s dealers from the capital, money, and commodity markets start meeting in Mangochi today for the 2020 Financial Market Dealers (Fimda) annual conference under the theme ‘Unleashing […]

Cotton farmers pray for stable markets

Cotton farmers lament low commodity prices

NEED HELP—Cotton farmers Some cotton farmers feel betrayed after the government, through the Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc), resorted to buying the crop at K240 per kilogramme (kg) discarding […]

Financial illiteracy level bothers NGO

Financial illiteracy level bothers NGO

KOCH—Our mindset is the greatest obstacle Save the Children, an international humanitarian organisation for children, has said financial illiteracy remains one of the factors frustrating efforts of women economic empowerment. […]

PPDA to clear NFRA on maize purchase

PPDA to clear NFRA on maize purchase

NEED TO BE REPLENISHED—Maize silos The National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) is yet to resume maize purchases as the Public Procurement and Disposal of Assents Authority (PPDA) is yet to […]

76% Malawians living below $1.90 per day

76% Malawians living below $1.90 per day

About 76 percent of Malawians qualify to be poor, if the country is to use the World Bank poverty line of $1.90 per day, the Ministry of Economic Planning has […]

Cannabis license fees attract mixed reactions

Cannabis license fees attract mixed reactions

Tamani Nkhono Mvula The Ministry of Agriculture is under pressure to consider revisiting its proposed production and license fees for industrial hemp following a leaked draft Cannabis Regulations Act making […]

Cost of living rise hurts households

Cost of living rise hurts households

Poverty continues biting hard on a majority of’ households as the cost of living was seen rising by about 21 percent in October 2020, a monthly report published by the […]

Digital payments up in third quarter

Bram Fudzulanio A National Payment Systems (NPS) report which the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) published on Friday shows an increase in digital payments uptake among Malawians in the third […]

Pension payroll audit uncovers K388 million

Ifmis has not been hacked—Treasury

Authorities at Capital Hill have rated as untrue, reports that the newly installed Integrated Financial Management Information System (Ifmis) was hacked and that users were failing to access the system. […]