Tobacco revenue hits $30.2 million

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: Malawi has realised a total of $30.196 million from tobacco sales in four weeks, figures from the Tobacco Commission (TC) indicate. The amount was realised from the […]

Marketing students urged to be radical

By Emmanuel Chirwa: MADEIRA—The marketing profession is challenging Marketing students in the country have been challenged to be radical and work hard if they are to positively contribute to the […]

Firms to add 140MW to grid

By William Kumwembe: Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) Monday signed 14 power purchase agreements (PPAs) with four independent power producers (IPPs) that could add 140 megawatts (MW) to the […]

Investors upbeat on national polls

By Taonga Sabola: As Malawians go to the polls to elect a president, lawmakers and councillors, the Malawi Stock Exchange (MSE) has said investors remain upbeat about the economy. Elsewhere […]

Bayer pledges market diversity | The Times Group

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: NYALUGWE—I am impressed Seed producer Bayer has indicated that farmers in the country would have a diverse portfolio of farm inputs once its merger with Mosanto Malawi […]

First Malawi flight training academy launched

By Stevie Chauluka: African Flight Training Academy (AFTA) has opened a centre in Malawi for training pilots interested in obtaining Private Pilot’s Licences. The firm has been licensed as a […]

Cost of living remains high

By Chimwemwe Mangazi & William Kumwembe: Consumers continue to spend more on basic needs despite the inflation rate remaining on a downward spiral in the recent past. Malawi’s headline inflation, […]

Sunbird invests K1.2 billion towards hotel upgrade

By Taonga Sabola: Malawi Stock Exchange (MSE)-listed hospitality unit, Sunbird, has unveiled refurbished rooms at Sunbird Nkopola in Mangochi District. Sunbird Chief Executive Officer, Yusuf Olela, said the transformed rooms […]

Reserve Bank of Malawi sticks to 5% growth prospect

By William Kumwembe: Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has maintained its five percent economic growth projection for 2019, despite the International Monetary Fund (IMF) lowering its forecast to four percent […]

Oil prices fall as US inventories rise

Oil fell on Wednesday after data showed a surprise rise in the United States (US). crude inventories and the US-Chinese trade dispute threatened oil demand, although Middle East tensions capped […]