All set for Icam Lake conference

GONDWE—Conference will be practical The country’s top accountants start meeting in the lakeshore district of Mangochi Thursday for the 2019 Institute of Accountants in Malawi (Icam) annual conference. To be […]

Extra leaf quotas penalty dropped

By Emmanuel Simpokolwe: RECONCIDERING – Nankhumwa addresses farmers Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Kondwani Nankhumwa, has announced the suspension of the 75 percent penalty on tobacco sold outside […]

Malawi could lose revenue in AfCFTA

Malawi stands to lose some revenue through the phasing out of some import tariffs once the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is rolled out, officials from the Ministry of […]

Airtel Africa hires East Africa boss

By Peter Kanjere: EXPERIENCED—Ferrao Airtel Africa, which operates in 14 African countries including Malawi, has appointed Ian Ferrao as its East Africa Regional Director, hoping his wealth of experience would […]

Malawi hosts AfCFTA sensitisation workshops

Malawi will today and Thursday host African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) sensitisation workshops in Lilongwe and Blantyre, respectively. The workshops, jointly organised by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and […]

Lending rates hit 38-year low

Malawi’s lending rates by commercial banks have sunk to a 38- year low, figures from the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) indicate. Following introduction of reference rate, cost of borrowing […]

Government urged to protect African companies

IKALAFENG—Africans prefer foreign brands By Yohane Symon: Global marketing expert Thebe Ikalafeng has urged African governments, Malawi inclusive, to start incentivising and protecting local manufacturing industries and help them build […]

Industry for large land investment

The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) has underscored need for massive investment in land for agriculture development if the sector’s share to the economy is improve. […]

Agriculture Fair set for end September

This year’s national Agriculture Fair will be held during the last week of September, organisers, the Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI), have said. The four day-long […]