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Delegates at COP 23 in Bonn, Germany Bonn, Germany, November 8, Mana: The 25 like-minded developing countries attending the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany have pushed for developed countries to deliver on their commitments under the Kyoto Protocol which has three years to go before its second…
Bonn, November 8, Mana:  HSBC, a private bank in the United States of America has pledged to provide US$100 billion in financing and investment to all developing countries by 2025 to help combat climate change. The pledge comes amidst the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP 23) that is under way…
Bonn, November 06, Mana: The twenty-third Annual Conference of the Parties (COP 23) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) started on Monday in Bonn, Germany with over 10,000 government delegates from across the world including Malawi in attendance. This year’s conference, which runs from 6 -17 November,…
Nkhotakota, November 4, 2017: Nkhotakota First Grade Magistrate (FGM) Court has convicted and sentenced Faliki Simeon and Thomson Zindo to 13 years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for killing an elephant in Nkhotakota Wild Life Reserve. The court  through Central Region Prosecution Officer, Levison Mangani heard that the two  during…
Lilongwe, November 3, 2017: Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) through the Department of Animal Health and Livestock said they are committed to raise the status of animal welfare standards in Malawi and around the globe. LSPCA Humane Education Coordinator, Edson Chiweta made the remarks Friday…
Lilongwe, November 3, 2017: Government has urged journalists in the country to report issues on environment effectively Deputy Director of Biodiversity and Planning at Environmental Affairs Department Ben Yasin said this Friday in Lilongwe during the official opening of a-two-day media training on sustainable environment. He said it is important…
PHALOMBE, November 1, 2017: Rampant deforestation activities have resurfaced around Mulanje Mountain with people of Phalombe and Mulanje districts turning part of the Mountain into a market place supplying illegal charcoal producers and timber sawyers with food stuffs. The development comes barely some months after government stopped deploying Malawi Defense…
Mangochi, October 30, 2017: Stormy rain Saturday disrupted afternoon activities of the Mangochi District Democracy Fair that National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Public Trust organized to allow civil society organizations and government sectors showcase their services to the public. The Fair started in earnest at around 10:30 am with…
Nkhata Bay, October 26, 2017: Hamra Holdings Limited consultant, Grain Malunga has disclosed that the Airborne Geophysical Survey, popularly known as Kauniwuni on Lake Malawi has established the presence of oil deposits on the lake in Nkhata Bay, Rumphi and Karonga districts. He made the remarks Thursday when his company…
Nkhotakota, October 26, 2017: Members of Kanyenda Area Development Committee (ADC) on Tuesday expressed satisfaction with Hamra Oil Company’s plan to explore oil and gas on the shore of Lake Malawi. Speaking during ADC meeting at Kanyenda Teacher Development Committee (TDC), Senior Group Village Headman Kalewa who represented Senior Chief…

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2018/2019 BUDGET STATEMENT: Full Text

2018/2019 BUDGET STATEMENT: Full Text

Minister of Finance Goodal Gondwe presents the 2018-19 National Budget on Friday - Pic by Govati Nyirenda Mr. Speaker, Sir, I beg to move that the estimates on the Recurrent and Development Accounts for the 2018-19 Budget be referred to the Committee of the Whole House, to be considered vote by v...