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September 29th, 2022 Malawi

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2022 Africa Climate Week: Experts discuss Africa’s needs and priorities ahead of COP27

Posted on: August 31st, 2022 Maravi Post

Amid a call for urgent action to safeguard the continent from climate change, Gabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba opened the 2022 Africa Climate Week by highlighting his country’s efforts to boost climate action and calling for continuous collective efforts. “For more than ten years, we have intensified our efforts to protect our remarkable forestry heritage […]

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FISD fail to honour budget in volleyball tourney

Posted on: August 17th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Champions of the 2022 FISD International Volleyball Tournament went away with medals and half a million Kwacha in both men’s and ladies’ categories as opposed to 2 million Kwacha as earlier indicated by the tournament organisers. Wolves from Lilongwe beat defending champions, Mbeya Best VI, from Tanzania by 3 sets to 2 in the finals […]

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Gabadinho Mhango to miss Amazulu’s next match

Posted on: September 6th, 2022 Malawi Times News

Malawi National Football Team striker Frank Gabadinho Mhango will miss his team’s DStv Premiership match against Chippa United due to suspension. Gabadinho, who has netted three goals this season, has accumulated two yellow cards rendering him ineligible for the next league clash. The former Orlando Pirates forward was booked during Amazulu’s goalless draw against Kaizer …

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PPDA bemoans poor procurement procedures

Posted on: September 10th, 2022 Nyasa Times

The Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Authority (PPDA) has said procurement services in government ministries and departments have been negatively affected because the procurement procedures are being handled by under qualified personnel. Director General of PPDA, Dr Edington Chilapondwa, disclosed this on Wednesday when he appeared before the Parliamentary Committee on Business Affairs. Chilapondwa […]

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Chieftaincy wrangles in focus

Posted on: September 21st, 2022 Malawi Times News

When Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda, became the first president of independent Malawi, himself a keen follower of Chewa history and family tree, and a heroic fighter of the ‘stupid’ federation, decided to correct the ‘historical accident’ by reestablishing the Kaomba chieftaincy in 1974. Oral history from Kamuzu’s close living relative in Chiwengo has it that …

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African Development Bank president to inaugurate Port of Maio during visit to Cabo Verde

Posted on: September 6th, 2022 Maravi Post

African Development Bank Group President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina will inaugurate the upgraded Port of Maio on Wednesday during a three-day visit to Cabo Verde. The President will travel to Cabo Verde at the invitation of Prime Minister, Dr. José Ulisses Correia e Silva. In 2018, the African Development Bank approved a $26 million facility to […]

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Government considers resuming MDC

Posted on: August 18th, 2022 Malawi Times News

The government is contemplating on resuming operations of the Malawi Development Corporation (MDC) to promote its interventions in businesses and promote production. MDC, a fully government owned and controlled profit-oriented entity, was established in 1964 but became defunct in 2000. Speaking in the just ended Parliament meeting, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Sosten Gwengwe …

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NBM Donates K100 Million Towards Forest Restoration

Posted on: August 11th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

National Bank of Malawi has committed K100 million for preservation and restoration of 6 natural resources in the country by partnering with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Climate Change. Deputy Chief Executive Officer for the Bank, Harold Jiya, disclosed this in Dedza during the signing ceremony with the ministry saying this initiative will cover […]

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Ombudsman report reveals misappropriation of Covid-19 funds

Posted on: August 31st, 2022 Malawi 24

A report released by the Office of the Ombudsman has revealed that a huge amount of the K17 billion funds meant for Covid-19 response was used for allowances. The report has also revealed the there were no proper processes to provide checks and balances in use of the funds by councils. Ombudsman Grace Malera said […]

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One stop posts to cut time wastage by 70%

Posted on: September 6th, 2022 Malawi Times News

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has said it expects the roll out of One Stop Border Posts (OSBP) to cut time wastage at the borders by 70 percent. Principal Secretary for Trade and Industry Christina Zakeyo was speaking in Lilongwe during a media round table meeting on the soon to be operationalised Mchinji—Mwami OSBP. …

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