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Malawi President Delivers Keynote Address At ICCF: Assured of $100million For Conservation

Malawi President Delivers Keynote Address At ICCF: Assured of $100million For Conservation

President Peter Mutharika says his administration will enhance measures aimed at preserving the country’s natural resources to prevent them from extinction. The president has since accepted the challenge to lead other African countries in the fight against the depletion of natural resources and wildlife crime. President Mutharika spoke at the Hart Senate Building in Washington […]

Overseas Private Investment Corporation Courts APM: Wants To Invest In Malawi

Overseas Private Investment Corporation Courts APM: Wants To Invest In Malawi

Government remains committed to creating the most conducive investment environment in Malawi as private capital is key to the development agenda of the country, President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika says. “Since taking office in May, 2014, my government has embarked on several legislative and administrative reforms to make Malawi attractive to private capital,” reiterated Mutharika […]

President Mutharika Negotiates For Better Tobacco Prices With Major US Buyer

President Mutharika Negotiates For Better Tobacco Prices With Major US Buyer

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 problems ranging from bank and group loans, farm inputs to natural disasters, an increase in […]

Consortium of Development Partners courts President Mutharika to Invest in Malawi

Consortium of Development Partners courts President Mutharika to Invest in Malawi

A Consortium of development partners on Monday called on the president Peter Mutharika to present their proposal to invest in power resource development in Malawi. Presenting the proposal on behalf of the Development Partners, Professor James Nicholas who is the Executive Partner stated that the proposal outlines the team’s capabilities and interest in assisting Malawi […]

Dream Lives On: Bingu’s Five Star Hotel Set For May 1 Opening

Dream Lives On: Bingu’s Five Star Hotel Set For May 1 Opening

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 Lilongwe which also includes the Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC). Information, Tourism and Culture Minister Kondwani Nankhumwa described the opening of the hotel as a milestone in […]

Africa Strikes Back:Nigeria, Mozambique Threaten To Shut Down SA Companies

Africa Strikes Back:Nigeria, Mozambique Threaten To Shut Down SA Companies

They were evacuated from their workplaces as several countries begin demanding answers from the South African government about the attacks on their citizens. Mozambicans, Malawians, Zimbabweans, Somalis and Congolese nationals have borne the brunt of xenophobic violence, which broke out in Durban three weeks ago before spreading to Johannesburg and Pietermaritzburg. At least five people […]

Straight To Serious Business: APM To Meet MCC Chief Dana Hyde On $350.7 million National Electricity compact

Straight To Serious Business: APM To Meet MCC Chief Dana Hyde On $350.7 million National Electricity compact

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika is not in Washington DC for vacation but serious business. On Thursday, he is going straight into office where he is scheduled to meet Dana Hyde the Chief Executive Officer for the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). Among other crucial areas, President Mutharika is expected to discuss with the MCC […]

President Mutharika Asks US Firms To Buy More Tobacco In Malawi

President Mutharika  Asks US Firms To Buy More Tobacco In Malawi

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has appealed to United States government to increase the quota of tobacco it purchases from Malawi. Mutharika made the appeal on Friday when US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Robert Jackson, had a meeting with him at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe. “Malawi’s quota of tobacco it […]

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