UN partners Norway in women empowerment

BY WATIPASO MZUNGU, A CONRIBUTOR: The United Nations (UN) Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has partnered the Royal Norwegian Embassy to support women entrepreneur […]

Economists against Brics loan proposal

BY CHIMWEMWE MANGAZI: Some economic commentators have reservations over President Peter Mutharika’s idea to borrow from Brics’ New Development Bank established in South Africa, stressing that public debt levels are […]

Sadc, European Union dominate trade with Malawi

BY WILLIAM KUMWEMBE: A recent report by the Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) has shown that Malawi’s economy is still highly integrated to the Southern Africa […]

Private sector credit rises to K421 billion

BY WILLIAM KUMWEMBE: Credit to the private sector increased for a third consecutive month in May 2018, as it grew by K15 billion to K421.1 billion, figures from the Reserve […]

Forum unlocks opportunities | The Times Group

BY CHIMWEMWE MANGAZI: The Tanzania-Malawi Trade and Investment Forum closed on a high at the weekend following revelations that one of Malawi’s firms, African Women in Agribusiness, secured a deal […]

Uranium price still low—Paladin | The Times Group

BY TAONGA SABOLA: The price of Malawi’s biggest mineral, uranium, remains subdued on the international market, figures from uranium miner, Paladin Energy Limited have shown. In its Quarterly Activities report […]

Expectations rise as Tanzania-Malawi Forum starts

BY CHIMWEMWE MANGAZI IN MBEYA, TANZANIA: The Tanzania and Malawi Investment Forum started Thursday in Mbeya, Tanzania, with officials expressing optimism for enhanced formal business and social relationships between Lilongwe […]

CFTC grills Castel | The Times Group

BY MACDONALD THOM: The Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) on Monday sought answers from Castel Malawi on complaints some of its customers lodged to the commission over defects noted […]

‘Political will key to industrialisation’

BY TAONGA SABOLA: Investment management and advisory firm, Alliance Capital Limited, has said Malawi needs political will to ensure that it achieves industrialisation which is crucial in the economic transformation […]

Maize prices up by 40% in Malawi

  By Taonga Sabola Prices for Malawi’s stable food, maize, have skyrocketed by 40 percent as traders horde the commodity to create an artificial shortage, a snap survey by Business […]