Inflation accelerates to 9.5 percent

By Taonga Sabola: Malawi’s headline inflation surged by 0.2 percentage points in September 2018 to hit 9.5 percent as both food and non-food prices ballooned, the National Statistical Office (NSO) […]

Malawi’s imports, exports decline | The Times Group

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: Malawi’s imports from the rest of Africa have been on the decline over the past five years, the International Trade Index on Trade Map has shown. The […]

‘Government committed to SMEs development’

By Richard Chirombo: The government has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting socio-economic development through capacity-building initiatives targeting micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Industry, Trade and Tourism Minister, Henry Mussa, […]

Dealers urged to guard against market risks

By Taonga Sabola: CHILUNGA—Risk management critical The country’s financial market dealers have been urged to put in place proper strategies that would help hedge against various risks on the market. […]

Nandolo farmers cry foul | The Times Group

By Taonga Sabola: The country’s pigeon pea growers have expressed anger and outrage over the failure by farmers to benefit from the K4.8 billion allocation for nandolo purchase. Nandolo Association […]

Nyasa partners South Africa firm

By Mphatso Malidadi: OPTIMISTIC—Buckle (left) and NMC Finance Director, Fleetwood Haiya Local cigarette manufacturer, Nyasa Manufacturing Company (NMC), has entered into a partnership with a South Africa- based multinational firm, […]

Admarc embarks on irrigated cotton

By Taonga Sabola: Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) in conjunction with the Nchalo Greenbelt Limited have embarked on a project to experiment on irrigated cotton production. The project comes […]

Malawi Stock Exchange pens Escom on borrowing

By Taonga Sabola: Malawi Stock Exchange (MSE) has written Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) and Secretary to the Treasury over the power utility firm’s proposal to borrow K30 billion […]

Escom revises tariff structure | The Times Group

By William Kumwembe: Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) has revised its base tariff structure following a 31.8 percent electricity tariff adjustment nod by Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera). Escom […]