US, Malawi strike solar power deal

Robert Scott The United States and Malawi governments have reached an agreement that will bring $36.7 million in US Overseas Private Investment Corporation (Opic) loans to build a 26 megawatt […]

Illovo launches sugar awareness campaign

BAINBRIDGE—This is part of our purpose Illovo Sugar Malawi has joined an initiative by the Associated British Sugar to reach to at least 25 million people around the world with […]

Norway gives Malawi K3.2 billion

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the World Bank has provided $4.4 million (about K3.2 billion) to Malawi targeting farmers in 12 districts under the Malawi Second Agriculture Sector […]

South African Airways cancels flights

South African Airways (SAA) has canceled flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday because of a pending strike by a majority of employees but said on Thursday it hoped its revised […]

AHL for crop diversification – The Times Group Malawi

By Bethsaida Msukwa: Tobacco market operator, AHL Group has urged tobacco farmers in the country to consider diversified production as a remedy to possible shocks brought by the growing global […]

Lack of collaboration derailing ICT growth

KUMWENDA—We need collaboration The country’s top Information Communication Technology (ICT) experts meeting in Mangochi under Information and Communications Technology Association of Malawi (Ictam) have expressed worry over lack of collaboration […]

Treasury explains first quarter budget deficit

SADO—We borrowed locally Treasury has attributed the budget deficit recorded in first quarter of the 2019/20 financial year to reduced domestic revenue collection among major factors. Figures from the Reserve […]

Agro-ecology association set – The Times Group Malawi

READY TO ROLL—Some members of the association Consortium of non-governmental organisations has launched an association aimed at promoting agro-ecological practices and addressing low crop yield and food insecurity in the […]

Budget operations in K17 billion deficit in September

Government’s budgetary operations recorded a K17.7 billion deficit in September this year as expenditures far outweighed revenue, latest figures have shown. Figures from the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) released […]