Alliance One bails out tobacco farmers

One of the country’s tobacco buying and processing companies, Alliance One Tobacco Malawi Limited, on Tuesday donated 50 bailing jacks to tobacco farmers under the Integrated Production System (IPS). The […]

Medf, SFFRFM seal partnership | The Times Group

Malawi Enterprise Development Fund (Medf) and the Smallholder Farmers Fertilizer Revolving Fund of Malawi (SFFRFM) have entered into a partnership which seeks to provide loans to farmers to access farm […]

More investment in skills needed—Firm

Super Sakuwa Steel Limited has called for more investments in vocational skills and small scale businesses if the country is to develop. The company’s Sales Executive for the Southern Region, […]

Finca promotes saving culture | The Times Group

Credit and deposit taking microfinance institution, Finca Malawi, has said it is impressed with the impact of its newly launched promotion targeting to improve saving culture among Malawians. In July, […]

Profit boom | The Times Group

Improvements in key macroeconomic fundamentals are courting hopes for growth as firms continue to report positive results in the first half of 2017. Our desk research shows that most firms […]

Nacala Corridor launches Friday | The Times Group

The Nacala Logistics Corridor will be officially inaugurated on Friday this week, giving hope to the country of stimulating socio-economic development through the transportation of coal, general cargo and passengers. […]

Inflation down to 10.2% in July

Malawi’s headline inflation softened by 1.1 percentage points from 11.3 percent in June to 10.3 percent in July as food prices continued to fall, the National Statistical Office (NSO) said […]

Tobacco sales short of import expectations

This year’s tobacco earnings are only enough to cover imports for a month. Figures from Auction Holdings Limited (AHL) Group indicate that as at the close of tobacco sales on […]

Smedi in restructuring process | The Times Group

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute (Smedi) has embarked on a number of projects that will see the organisation re-position itself and become financially independent from the government. The […]

Nico General challenged on insurance penetration

Nico General has been challenged to penetrate its insurance services to remote areas with a view of allowing more Malawians to access insurance policies. CDH Investment Bank Chief Executive Officer, […]