Chewa baby names

Malawian Baby Names

Find out the most popular names in 2023 among the Malawi population including Chichewa names, unique and trending names with their meanings.

Renewed hope for debt relief

Renewed hope for debt relief

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Malawi alongside 35 other least-developed countries are eligible for debt relief under the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (Hipc) initiative, a development analysts say provides […]

Firms paying huge premiums to access forex, says group

Firms paying huge premiums to access forex, says group

The National Working Group on Trade Policy says companies are paying huge premiums to access foreign currency, particularly dollars, due to rising trade deficit. The group’s chairperson Frederick Changaya said […]

Treasury to borrow K630.7bn in 3 months

Mixed views on RBM inflation forecast

Economists have expressed mixed views on the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) 2023 inflation rate projection of 18.2 percent, with some describing it as over-optimistic looking at how the drivers […]

Milk production cost up 36%, say producers

Milk production cost up 36%, say producers

Milk Producers Association of Malawi says production costs have gone up by 36 percent following increased maize prices and continued electricity load shedding. The association’s national director Herbert Chagona said […]

Mobile money agents shunning rural areas

Mobile money agents shunning rural areas

Rural dwellers continue to be sidelined in the financial inclusion initiative as mobile money agents continue shunning rural areas due to low volumes and consequently, reduced turn-over. According to published […]

Kwacha depreciation to continue—EIU - The Nation Online

Pressure on kwacha to continue—firm

Nico Asset Managers says lack of monetary stability and high inflation in Malawi relative to its trading partners will cause the kwacha to continue depreciating against the US dollar from […]

Unicaf, God’s Grace Academy sign MoU

Unicaf, God’s Grace Academy sign MoU

Unicaf University last week signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the God’s Grace Academy to offer scholarships to students and members of staff. Speaking during the signing ceremony in […]

FUM calls for revival of banana production

FUM calls for revival of banana production

 Farmers Union of Malawi (FUM) has called for intensified efforts to revive banana production as the country is losing foreign currency to banana imports from Mozambique and Tanzania. FUM president […]

India opens up market for pigeon peas

India opens up market for pigeon peas

Local pigeon peas farmers now have unlimited access to the Indian market following the waiver of a 50 000 metric tonnes (MT) export quota imposed on Malawi by the Indian […]