Inflation down to 10.2% in July

Malawi’s headline inflation softened by 1.1 percentage points from 11.3 percent in June to 10.3 percent in July as food prices continued to fall, the National Statistical Office (NSO) said […]

Tobacco sales short of import expectations

This year’s tobacco earnings are only enough to cover imports for a month. Figures from Auction Holdings Limited (AHL) Group indicate that as at the close of tobacco sales on […]

Smedi in restructuring process | The Times Group

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institute (Smedi) has embarked on a number of projects that will see the organisation re-position itself and become financially independent from the government. The […]

Nico General challenged on insurance penetration

Nico General has been challenged to penetrate its insurance services to remote areas with a view of allowing more Malawians to access insurance policies. CDH Investment Bank Chief Executive Officer, […]

Government wants Malawians inmanagerial positions in hotels

Foreign firms plying their trade in the local hospitality industry have been urged to employ Malawians in management positions. Director of Tourism, Isaac Katopola, made the call during the sixth […]

Nandolo prices crash on India import ban

What was once touted as probably the best replacement for tobacco as the country’s top foreign exchange earner, pigeon peas (nandolo) has hit a snag following a collapse of prices […]

Firms see Malawi Kwacha depreciating

Days after closure of this year’s tobacco selling season, investment management and advisory firms say the Malawi kwacha may depreciate further due to the significant current account deficit and weak […]

Farmers urged to use Nyonga pack

Use of certified seeds and inoculants in production of legumes and sunflower can boost yields of the crops by over 200 percent, a recent study has revealed. The study, which […]

Bank transactions affected as tobacco season closes

The closure of this year’s tobacco marketing season has affected some commercial banks who offer savings account services to tobacco growers. One such bank is FMB, whose transactions on their […]

NBS Bank introduces tip-offs anonymous

As one way of creating conducive banking environment, free of fraud and corruption, Malawi Stock Exchange-listed NBS Bank, on Friday partnered Deloitte to introduce a platform called tip-offs anonymous through […]