Enhanced productivity project excites farmers

By Feston Malekezo: At least 44,090 smallholder farmers in Nkhata Bay District are expected to benefit from a project aimed at enhancing productivity through technology. The project, dubbed Better Extension […]

Delays in hiring PICTS consultant worry AfDB

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: KASAILA—We are still consulting The African Development Bank Group has expressed worry over delays in identifying a consultant for the Promoting Investment and Competitiveness in the Tourism […]

All set for 2019 tourism expo

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: Industry, Trade and Tourism Minister, Francis Kasaila, has said all is set for the 2019 Takulandirani- Malawi International Tourism Expo (Mite) slated for April 25 to 27, […]

Tobacco markets open April 25

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: SADALA—Tobacco growers should make sure that they prepare their tobacco in line with proper guidelines The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has said this year’s tobacco selling season […]

Cronyism in government buss irks MCCCI

By Taonga Sabola: The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) has expressed outrage over the government’s tendency to give business to a few firms linked to political […]

Fuel haulers lament business slowdown

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: Local fuel transporters have cried foul over what they call low consideration by oil companies when tendering for transportation of fuel into the country. The group of […]

Malawi collateral prohibitive—AfDB | The Times Group

By Taonga Sabola: The 2019 Regional Economic Outlook for Southern Africa by the African Development Bank has revealed that Malawi is among four countries in the region with prohibitive collateral […]

Malawi Mangoes eyes European market

By Chimwemwe Mangazi: MSHANI—We are looking at London After penetrating the Indian and Dubai markets with fresh and dried mangoes, Malawi Mangoes has announced plans to penetrate the European market […]

Tanzania agrees $1.7 billion deal with World Bank

Tanzania has agreed a new $1.7 billion financing deal with the World Bank to fund projects during fiscal year 2019/20, its finance ministry said on Saturday. The agreement, which is […]

Industry laments poor environment | The Times Group

By William Kumwembe: The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCC) has said the industry is still haunted by the high cost of doing business and energy woes. […]