AHL challenges tobacco farmers – The Times Group Malawi

CHALLENGED—Tobacco growers By Imani Wali: Tereza Ndanga Tobacco farmers in the country have been urged to be innovative and embrace technology if they are to remain competitive in the sector. […]

Create jobs for youth, commentators urge

KAFERAPANJIRA—We need to promote industries Malawi needs to create enough jobs for the youth and address concerns of rapid population growth if the economy is to grow sustainably. This was […]

New soybean variety set for release in December

Chitedze Research Station has unveiled plans to release a new soybean variety that will enable farmers realise bumper yield. The new variety is said to be tolerant to harsh weather […]

Treasury records K90 billion deficit in first quarter

Treasury recorded a budget deficit of K90.61 billion during the first quarter of the 2019/20 financial year, a development rated by economists as worrisome. Figures contained in the Reserve bank […]

Consumers for fair commodity pricing

Some consumers have faulted the authorities for failing to regulate prices of basic commodities on the local market, saying the cost of living remains unnecessarily elevated. Rise in prices of […]

Industry laments rising production cost

Chancellor Kaferapanjira The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) has said cost of production has remained elevated in the country in recent past due to energy woes […]

Fuel price hike raises questions

Questions are raging over Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera)’s decision to hike fuel price on Saturday at a time fuel prices on the international market are easing. Mera on Saturday […]

Lilongwe Water Board hunts for $700 million investment partners

By Emmanuel Simpokolwe: CHIKUNI—Our projects are big The Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) has said it is searching for potential investment partners in implementing its $700 million worth development plan. At […]

FDH Bank splashes prizes in promotion

IMPRESSED—Mbawala (centre) and other officials during the draw FDH Bank on Tuesday splashed various prizes during the first draw of its Kodo Kodo promotion. Through the promotion, the bank has […]

Economists discuss population growth – The Times Group Malawi

HONG—The problem is failure to implement plans The country’s top economists started meeting in Mangochi District Thursday to discuss matters affecting economic development including challenges and opportunities of population growth. […]