Two home-grown Malawian entrepreneurs, Manuel Mangazi and Joseph Mponda, saw a tourism market potential at the feet of the granitic Dzimwe hills under a canopy of tropical savannah climate miombo trees that meet the crystal clear southern lakeshore sandy beaches of Lake Malawi, one of the world’s fresh water bodies, at Monkey Bay in the tourist district of Mangochi. Read more.
The Chinese economic transformation, which has seen the country emerge as a force to reckon with in the 21st century has attracted trade, economic and political partnerships with different countries across the world, including Malawi. Read more.
Smooth and steady flow of goods within and across nations should be harnessed to stimulate trade and manufacturing investments within the SADC region, a logistics expert has said. Read more.
A legal debate to allow legal assistants (paralegals) to represent clients in Malawi’s subordinate courts has divided the country’s judicial system with some saying it will improve access to justice while others think it will compromise quality of services.
Tobacco has for many years been called ‘Malawi’s green gold’, an expression coined to signify the importance of the crop to the country’s economy. But while the leaf enjoyed a favourable time and space on the international market, several crops in the legume family had been silently waiting in the wings to steal the show. Read more.
Human rights body, Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiatives (CDEDI) has challenged the Malawi government to announce its positon on the 'NO VACCINE NO WORK POLICY', which some public and private institutions are said to be silently implementing. Read more.
A study by Sovereign Metals Limited, the company exploring rutile mineral deposits at Kasiya in central Malawi’s Lilongwe district, has confirmed that the Nacala Corridor is the preferred logistics infrastructure for exporting the company’s mineral products to global markets through the Nacala port on the Indian Ocean in Mozambique. Read more.
dents have not reported back as the school calendar has this year collided with that of traditional schools where youths are taught indigenous knowledge and skills. Read more.
Development experts say poverty amidst the populations surrounding Malawi’s second largest water body, Lake Chilwa, has placed the lake under intense threat. Read more.