Malawi hosts regional telecoms meeting

Malawi hosts regional telecoms meeting

Mark Botomani A three-day Capacity and Traffic Southern Africa (CTSA) conference organised by the Southern Africa Telecommunications Association (Sata) and Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL) opened in Lilongwe yesterday. The conference […]

‘Cotton sector can create 40,000 jobs’

‘Cotton sector can create 40,000 jobs’

Cotton Council of Malawi (CCM) has said the cotton sector has the potential to create 40,000 employment opportunities in the country. CCM Executive Director, Cosmas Luwanda, said this recently during […]

PPP financing to focus on social needs—RBM

PPP financing to focus on social needs—RBM

The Reserve Bank Governor Dalitso Kabambe has said the country needs a mode of Public Private Partnership (PPP) deals that could help channel resources towards crucial areas of the economy […]

NBS Bank profit up 162 percent

NBS Bank profit up 162 percent

Profit-after-tax for Malawi Stock Exchange-listed NBS Bank went up by 162 percent to K4.46 billion in the year ending December 31 2019. The profit rose from K1.69 billion recorded during […]

Government, Private sector vary on export mandates

Government, Private sector vary on export mandates

Plans by the government to introduce export mandate regulations for selected agricultural commodities under the structured market system have received a backlash from the private sector where some players are […]

FDH Holdings profit up 44%

FDH Holdings profit up 44%

NKULICHI—Focus is to continue improving Profit after tax for conglomerate FDH Financial Holdings went up by 44 percent in the year ended December 31 2019 to K11.3 billion from K7.8 […]

Growers, TC upbeat on tobacco ‘ban’ removal

Growers, TC upbeat on tobacco ‘ban’ removal

SADALA—The order is still there Key stakeholders in tobacco sector have expressed optimism that the United States (US) will lift the Withhold and Release Order (WRO) on Malawi’s tobacco ahead […]

Treasury wants Admarc to buy maize early

Treasury has said it wants the Agriculture Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) to start buying maize from smallholder growers early this year. Over the past decade, Admarc has been slow […]

Airtel lists on stock market

Airtel lists on stock market

Airtel Malawi plc share price jumped by 41.7 percent on day of listing on the Malawi Stock Exchange (MSE) Monday. The company entered the market with an opening price of […]

Association faults government, traders for food situation

Association faults government, traders for food situation

MATEYU—We are working on it Grant Traders Association of Malawi (GTAM) has lashed out at some companies involved in trading of agriculture commodities for what it calls creating hunger in […]