Trump faces backlash over ZTE deal

The United States (US) President Donald Trump has said he may lift a crippling export ban on Chinese technology firm ZTE and levy a $1.3 billion fine instead. His willingness […]

All set for trade fair

All is set for the 30th Malawi International Trade Fair which opens in Blantyre Thursday under the theme ‘Industrialisation: Basis for Trade Investment’. President Peter Mutharika is expected to open […]

Old Mutual Unit Trusts supports MDF drill contest

Old Mutual Unit Trusts has donated K3.025 million to the 93rd Brigade of the Malawi Defense Force (MDF) towards its drill contest slated for Zomba today. Old Mutual Unit Tr […]

UNDP partners Norway in youth development

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has partnered the Royal Norwegian Embassy to support growth of budding entrepreneurs in the country. Through a programme called Growth Accelerator, the two institutions […]

Illovo Malawi shareholders ‘denied’ dividends again

Shareholders of Malawi Stock Exchange- listed Illovo Sugar Malawi will have to wait a bit longer before they resume getting dividends as the firm has, once again, denied them interim […]

Blackouts threaten Malawi’s top 100 dream

Malawi’s dream of breaking into the top 100 economies on the World Bank Doing Business Index is likely to be shuttered by continued energy challenges, the Bretton Woods institution has […]

Phalombe communities count on Mkango mining

Communities around Songwe Hill in Phalombe District have said they are hopeful that they will benefit from the prospective Rare Earth mining by dual-listed Mkango Resources Limited. The Canadian mining […]

New laws to improve tobacco industry

Minister of Agriculture, Joseph Mwanamvekha, has said new tobacco laws, expected to be tabled to Parliament soon, would help bring sanity in the industry. The laws include the new Tobacco […]

Government silence on energy investment worries Ecama

The Economics Association of Malawi (Ecama) has described as a setback the absence of direct investment into the energy sector in the 2018/19 national budget. In his budget statement presented […]

Tobacco earnings hit $79 million

The country’s green gold, tobacco, has earned $78.9 million, since the tobacco marketing season opened six weeks ago. According to AHL Group statistics, the country has sold 49,739,858 kilogrammes (kg) […]