Tobacco future mixed and murky

Future of tobacco production in the country remains mixed and murky as earnings from the once touted green gold dwindles each year. This year the country sold 165.6 million killogrammes […]

Irish Ambassador for more funding to agriculture

TARGETED—Agriculture production By Watipaso Mzungu: The Irish Ambassador to Malawi, Gery Cunningham has said Malawi needs to triple its investment in climate smart agriculture if it is to achieve a […]

The Africa we want – The Times Group Malawi

By Francis Mangeni: To achieve the Africa we want, we must have the Africans we want. We must have them in critical numbers to reach the tipping point for social […]

FDI inflow slowdown bothers economists

Economic commentators have expressed worry over continued drop in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the country, saying it is affecting national economic growth strides. The concern comes as data from […]

Expert tips governments on integration, AfCFTA

HERTZENBERG— There is need to increase awareness An international trade law expert has advised African governments to put in place mechanisms that would facilitate smooth trade among member states under […]

Foreign dominance in fuel haulage worries MPs

Members of the Parliamentary Committee of Natural Resources on Saturday questioned the continued dominance of foreign players in the fuel importation business in the country. The lawmakers made the concern […]


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‘Financial inclusion drive bears fruits’

The number of bank account holders has doubled in the country within a year, from 1.3 million in January 2018 to 2.6 million, figures from the Reserve Bank of Malawi […]

Standard Bank retains ‘Best Investment Bank’ accolade

By Frank Phiri, Contributor: Standard Bank has for the second year running been named Malawi’s Best Investment Bank in the Euromoney African Banker Awards. Euromoney has been the leading publication […]

Mera shuts 32 filling stations

EXPECTS CHANGE—Magalasi Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) on Wednesday disclosed that it had shut down 32 filling stations for non-compliance with rules and regulations. Mera Chief Executive Officer, Collins Magalasi, […]