22 March 2019
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Blantyre, April 12, 2017: Blantyre District Commissioner (DC) Bennet Nkasala says the council’s salary decentralization programme is on track with the council able to transfer salaries to 20 departments on time. The new system faced a number of hurdles in a number of districts during the months of January and…
Lilongwe, April 12, 2017: Police at Chileka International Airport in Blantyre have arrested a British National for attempting to externalize foreign currency without permit. Confirming the incident to Malawi News Agency on Wednesday Airport Police Branch Public Relations Officer, Sergeant Sapulani Chitonde identified the British suspect as Arif Mustafa, 21…
 Thyolo, April 11, 2017: Users of Limbe-Thyolo-Nsanje Railway have to wait a little longer before they start using the locomotion as rehabilitation works for the railway earmarked to start this year are expected to take two years. Recently, people complained that the breakdown of the Limbe-Luchenza-Makhanga Railway has caused prices…
Thyolo, April 11, 2017: Thyolo-Luchenza Sex Workers Association has elected new leadership during elections held on Friday at Luchenza Community Centre Hall. According to the newly elected President Odeta Tsikulamowa who has retained her position, said the newly elected leaders are for the grouping to help them ease challenges sex…
Blantyre, April 7, 2017:  SPAR, a Dutch multinational retail chain and franchise brand with approximately 12,500 stores in 42 countries has expanded its city squares to Southern Region to open a new shop at Ginnery Corner in Blantyre City Thursday. The SPAR shop at Ginnery Corner will be the third…
Lilongwe, March 3, 2017: Government said travel and tourism is one of the fastest growing industries which can help to boost the country’s economy. Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Joseph Mwanamvekha noted this Monday during the press briefing on the 1st ever National Tourism Conference at its headquarters in…
Lilongwe, March 30, 2017: UN Resident Coordinator, Mia Seppo has urged media to thoroughly investigate and comprehensively report stories on minority groups, who she asserts, are still being marginalised in pro Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) activities.  Seppo made the call Tuesday evening at a UN-media interface which was designed to…
Lilongwe, March 30, 2017: Ministry of Labour, Sports and Manpower Developmenthas appealed to ex-miners in the country to exercise patience on the long awaited monetary South Africa compensation, saying currently processes are underway to meet the compensators’ demands.  This comes against a background of complaints by district labour offices in…
Lilongwe, March 29, 2017: A 33-year-old Malawian woman was on Friday March 24, 2017 was arrested at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) for attempting to externalize foreign currency. KIA Public Relations Officer (PRO) Sapulain Chitonde said the money in the suspect’s possession were 20, 600 Rands which after exchanging them in…
Blantyre, March 29, 2017: TheMalawi Revenue Authority (MRA) says Everyone Must Pay Tax Campaign  (EMPTC) which was launched in February 2017 is going on very well and proving to be a success. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) Tuesday, MRA Director of Corporate Affairs, Steven Kapoloma, said the…

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Focus on dwindling wheat farming

Focus on dwindling wheat farming

Karonga, March 19, 2019: Wheat demand is over 100, 000 metric tons per year in Malawi but the country is failing to produce locally to meet the demand for the major raw material for bread and cake flour production. Locally, wheat is favourably grown in Mzimba, Rumphi, Mwanza, Neno, Mangochi, Mulanj...