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Closed: Game Stores in in Lilongwe - Pic by Abel Ikiloni  Lilongwe / Blantyre, April, 24: In the wake of a boycott call by the Consumer Association of Malawi (CAMA), of South African shops and businesses, major South African outlets like Game, PEP and Shoprite closed shops in Blantyre and Lilongwe. This despite…
Blantyre, April 23: The Kalondolondo Programme has rated Blantyre Water Board the poorest in delivery of services, blaming it for the intermittent supply of water and the associated exorbitant bills.  Results of an assessment Kalondolondo made were revealed recently at Sun and Sand Holiday Resort in Mangochi. CAVWOC and GENET…
Malawians demontrationg on Tuesday - Pic by Brian Itai Lilongwe, April 23: Business came to a standstill in Lilongwe’s City Centre on Tuesday morning when civil society organizations led Malawians in anti-xenophobia peaceful demonstrations where they presented a petition to South Africa High Commission Offices. The protestors started marching from…
Blantyre, April 22: Carlsberg Malawi Limited has assured customers that Sobo Squash drink would no longer be missing on the market.  In a press statement on Tuesday, Carlsberg Ltd attributed the recent missing of the drink on the market to changes in packaging. “We at Carlsberg Malawi Ltd would like…
  El-Adawy: We have a good relationship with Malawi Lilongwe, April 22: The Egyptian government says it will construct two tobacco processing factories in Malawi as a way of supporting the tobacco industry in the country. The Egyptian Ambassador to Malawi, Maher El-Adawy disclosed this in an interview with Mana…
Nankhumwa: Malawi govt appreciates support from Egypt Lilongwe, April 22: Government says it appreciates the support the Government of Egypt renders to Malawi citing capacity building as one major area. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency, Government spokesperson Kondwani Nakhumwa said the Egyptian Government has been very supportive…
President Mutharika shakes hands with Morris Washington, USA, April 21: President Peter Mutharika has appealed to Phillip Morris International (PMI) of USA to consider increasing their tobacco buying prices depending on the market forces to enable farmers meet at least some of their economic challenges. “Farmers face a lot of…
    Blantyre, April 20, 2015: The Malawi Revenue Authority-MRA collected K34.34 billion in March, against a projected K38.11 billion revenue, missing the set target by K3.77 billion. According to a statement from MRA, the under-collection was due to underperformance in domestic VAT, Excise Taxes, Trade Taxes and Corporate Taxes.…
Lilongwe, April 18:  Malawi's first Five Star Hotel will be officially opened on May 1 under the name Peermont President's Hotel, government has announced. The Hotel is located at Umodzi Park in Lilongwe which also includes the Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC). Information, Tourism and Culture Minister Kondwani Nankhumwa described…
Blantyre, April 17: The Blantyre City Council has stressed the need for employees to acquire and understand safety measures to avoid unnecessary accidents at work. A representative from BCC’s Human Resource Department, Thokozani Dzekedzeke made the remarks in Blantyre Wednesday when the council concluded a three- day training workshop for…

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Building resilience through fish farming

 Building resilience through fish farming

Mchinji, July 19: Fisheries and aquaculture are a vital source of nutritious food, says the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Yet their current production and supply is failing to meet the global demand in terms of nutrition requirements and sustaining the livelihoods of many. In Malawi,...