Double digit inflation scare | The Times Group

By William Kumwembe: Malawi’s headline inflation inched up by 0.2 percentage points in October to hit 9.7 percent, gradually crawling back to a double digit band. Malawi’s headline inflation has […]

Bankers pray for MPs reason on Interest Rate Capping

By Taonga Sabola: NGWENYA—It is our prayer The Bankers Association of Malawi (Bam) has said it is praying that lawmakers will exercise reason and consider the future of the financial […]

Government challenges mining students | The Times Group

ATTENTIVE—Students at the seminar The government has challenged geological sciences students studying in public and private universities to focus on becoming specialists who would contribute towards growth of the mining […]

Escom loses K100 million to illegal connections

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) has said it has lost about K100 million to illegal connections in the past two weeks alone. Escom Public Relations […]

Firm sees steady policy rate in Q4

By Taonga Sabola: RBM Governor Investment management firm, Nico Asset Managers, says it does not expect the country’s monetary authorities to induce a cut in the policy rate when they […]

‘Climate hostile for budding businesses’

By Taonga Sabola: READY—Some of the students during the symposium Final-year students from the Faculty of Commerce at The Polytechnic have asked authorities to put in place deliberate measures to […]

‘New Tobacco Bill to protect growers’

By Austin Mataka: As Parliament reconvenes in Lilongwe today to discuss a number of legislations, including the Tobacco Industry Bill, tobacco marketer AHL Group has said it is hopeful that […]

Interest Capping Bill not on Order Paper

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: MLOMBWA The controversial Interest Rate Capping Bill is not appearing on the Order Paper as Parliament reconvenes today, sparking fears that the bill may not be presented […]

Firm partners Ecobank to finance agri-businesses

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: MOYO—We are targeting agribusiness One of the country’s commercial banks, Ecobank, has partnered Global Communities Malawi to enhance access to finance for small and medium agri-businesses. The […]

Tobacco demand could plummet | The Times Group

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: SADALA—We need more buyers Demand for Malawi tobacco could plummet in the 2018/19 season following a prolonged market and bloated volumes that characterised the sale of Malawi’s […]