Experts lament low ICT penetration

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: FUDZULANI— We need to invest Players in the information, communication and technology (ICT) sector have expressed worry over low ICT penetration and poor attitude towards innovative ideas […]

Maize prices up by 25% in November

By Taonga Sabola: Malawi’s maize prices have risen by 25 percent in November as compared to the same time last year, Food and Agriculture Organisation (Fao) Food Price Index (FFPI) […]

Government lifts meat ban | The Times Group

BY FAITH KAMTAMBE: AT RISK— Cattle Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development has lifted restrictions which were imposed on stakeholders due to the outbreak of foot and mouth disease […]

UN tips Malawi on entrepreneurship

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: ZEMBERE— We were looking for insight The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has tipped Malawi to formulate a national entrepreneurship strategy and optimise the regulatory environment. This, […]

Budgetary operations post surplus in September

By Taonga Sabola: Central government budgetary operations shifted to a surplus of K3.8 billion in September 2018, following a deficit of K45.5 billion in August 2018. According to Reserve Bank […]

Parliament backs contract farming | The Times Group

By Audrey Kapalamula: The Joint parliamentary committee that analysed the Tobacco Bill has spoken against calls from stakeholders to abolish contract tobacco farming system in the country. The committee has, […]

Tobacco Industry Bill scrutiny today

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: MALUNGA—We are ready Lawmakers are Wednesday expected to scrutinise the Tobacco Industry Bill, after soliciting views from stakeholders to harmonise the legislation for the benefit of all. […]

Expert cast doubts on forex levels

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: KUPPENS—It does not make sense Centre for Social Concern (CfSC) Director, Jos Kuppens, has said he does not understand why the local currency has been losing value […]

Tobacco farmers warned against overproduction

By Eric Msikiti: Tobacco growers have been advised to produce the leaf within allocated quotas this season to avoid overproduction. Limbe Auction Floors Assistant Manager, Forge Maseko, said this during […]