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Bank of America to Energize Malawi Private Sector- Mutharika

President Peter Mutharika says there is a possibility for the private sector to be energized following interest of The Bank of America to invest in the country. Mutharika made the remarks after meeting Yvone Ike who is the Managing Director and Head of Sub-Saharan Africa at the Bank of America. …

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Telecommunications Sector Contributes 4 percent to Malawi GDP- Botomani

Minister of Information in the President Peter Mutharika’s led Government , Mark Botomani says telecommunications sector contributes to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Botomani made the remarks on Monday during Airtel Malawi Pre-listing Stakeholders Cocktail at BICC in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe. Botomani said telecommunications companies including Airtel Malawi are …

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Organisation constructing cassava factory in Nkhotakota

A Nkhotakota based organisation called Tingathe Development Forum (TIDEF) is constructing a factory for processing cassava in the district. The Co-founder of the organisation Hussein Collins Chipala told Malawi Muslim Website that the work will benefit marginalised women and girls in Mpondagaga area in the lakeshore district. “We are empowering …

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#Opinion: Malawi’s Shire -Zambezi Water Way Can be Economically Vital as Egypt’s Suez Canal

Landlocked Malawi still has a chance of boosting its economy using water transport just as how Egypt made it using a man-made marvel, Suez Canal, connecting Mediterranean and Red sea. From zero, Egypt turned things around by becoming the centre of International trade using the canal. The scenario can be …

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Americans ban tobacco from Malawi

On 1st November 2019, USA suspended imports of tobacco and tobacco products from Malawi for allegedly child labour practices in tobacco farms. According to Cable News Network (CNN), US customs and border protection ,”which holds the authority to detain imports” has issued a withhold release order on tobacco from Malawi. …

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Fruitful Trip – MAM Chairman Courts Turkish to Develop Malawi

When a picture of the Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM) national chairman Sheikh Idrissa Muhammad holding hands with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan went viral on social media, people thought it was a mere photo. But that handshake had hundreds of opportunities because the Muslim leader was there for serious business. The MAM Chairman says his trip to Turkey was fruitful as he lobbied Turkish entities to bring various projects in the country.

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