24 September 2017
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Blantyre, September 19, 2017: Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) says it is in the process of doubling its transmission capacity to over 140 megawatts come December, 2018. Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Aggrey Massi made the revelation Monday during a familiarization tour of ESCOM Chichiri Power House…
Mzimba, July 7: Mzimba District Education Network (Mziden), an organization that advocates for quality basic education has called on government to consider pumping more resources towards training of more teachers in special needs education. Speaking in an interview on Tuesday, Mziden chairperson, Teckson Amadu said there is significant shortage of…
Lilongwe, June 7: President Pro. Peter Mutharika said Government will continue taking development to every community and Malawian to make the country’s Independence meaningful to everyone.   He made the remarks in Lilongwe on Thursday during the National Service of Worship at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC).   Malawi leader…
Lilongwe, June 16: President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika has said Malawi shares the commitment and vision of the World Bank in promoting early child development (ECD) initiatives towards a more productive and competitive nation. The President said this on Thursday at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe when he had an audience…
Lilongwe, June 6, 2017: The Public Works Programme being implemented in all 28 districts of the country has resulted in a lot of people achieving food security at household level, a study conducted by the Centre for Agriculture Research and Development (CARD) of theLilongwe University for Agriculture and Natural Resources…
Blantyre, June 5, 2017: Blantyre District Council on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Blantyre District Civil Society Organizations Network (BDCSON) to help track and accomplish development projects in the district. In her remarks, BDCSON Chairperson, Linnah Matanya promised to support and collaborate with government as the…
Lilongwe, May 30: 25 Malawian young entrepreneurs from across the country on Monday returned home from China where they went to learn various entrepreneurial skills. Speaking on arrival at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA), one of the participants at the seminar Deliwe Makata said they have learnt a number of things…
Chikwawa, May 29: The National Initiative for Civic Education (Nice) Trust says there is need for communities to closely engage duty bearers saying the culture of silence among communities has greatly derailed development in various parts of the country. The remarks were made on Friday at the end of a…
Lilongwe, May 25: Ambassador of Egypt to Malawi, Maher El-Adawy has described this year’s Africa Day as a celebration of the founding fathers of Pan-Africanism.   Commenting on the African Union (AU) 54 years of existence, El-Adawy, who is chairperson for this year’s celebration, in an interview with Malawi News…
Dedza, 24 May : President Professor Peter Mutharika on Tuesday officially launched construction works for a multipurpose dam in Bwanje Valley in the area Senior Chief Kachindamoto in Dedza which is budgeted for K6.4 billion.   Speaking after laying a foundation stone for the project, Mutharika said the dam is…
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Q&A with MEDF COO Dingiswayo Jere

Q&A with MEDF COO Dingiswayo Jere

Government through Parliament instituted the Malawi Rural Development Fund (MARDEF) which later changed to MEDF ( Malawi Enterprise Development Fund) to act as a reliable public money lending office for Malawians. Some years have passed and MPHATSO LASTONE NKUONERA caught up with Chief Operations Of...