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APM Hails Norway’s Relationship With Malawi:’You Are A True Partner’

APM Hails Norway’s Relationship With Malawi:’You Are A True Partner’

State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika says the visit by Norwegian State Secretary is a strong expression of the commitment by Norway to strengthen its bilateral cooperation with Malawi. President Mutharika was speaking at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe on Wednesday, when he received in audience the Norwegian State Secretary Mr Hans Brattskar. He said since […]

Statement By Malawi President At N’cwala Cultural Festival In Chipata,Zambia

Statement By Malawi President At N’cwala Cultural Festival In Chipata,Zambia

REPUBLIC OF MALAWI  STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI AT THE N’CWALA ANNUAL FESTIVAL 2015 AT EASTERN PROVINCE, ZAMBIA ON 28TH FEBRUARY, 2015   Your Excellency, Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia; Your Excellency, Mr. Filipe Nyusi, President of the Republic of Mozambique Your Royal Highness, Inkosi Ya Makhosi […]

Malawi President Mutharika, Zambia’s Edgar Lungu Attends N’cwala Ngoni Traditional Ceremony In Chipata

Malawi President Mutharika, Zambia’s Edgar Lungu Attends N’cwala Ngoni Traditional Ceremony In Chipata

President Professor Peter Mutharika has left the country Saturday morning for Zambia to attend the N’cwala ceremony at Mutengula village in Chipata Province. Speaking on departure at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, Mutharika said this is a very important trip as the Ngoni people cerebrate the first harvests of the year especially the N’cwala tradition. “There […]

US Ambassador Presents Letter Of Credence To APM: Pledges To Support Public Service Reform Program

US Ambassador Presents Letter Of Credence To APM: Pledges To Support Public Service Reform Program

The United States of America (US) has pledged to support Malawi government’s Public Service Reform Program on top of other traditional areas of assistance raging from trade and investment to health. The new US ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer made the pledge in an interview soon after presenting her letters of credence to State President […]

Malawi Govt Acknowledges World Bank’s Clarification

Malawi Govt Acknowledges World Bank’s Clarification

Government has acknowledged the World Bank’s clarification on the recent media reports that Malawi is amongst the poorest countries in the world. Minister or Information, Tourism and Culture, Kondwani Nankhumwa said government does not wish to pretend that the people of Malawi are not poor, they are.   He said this is why as a […]

Malawi Govt Defends N. Korea Ties:Our Relationship Started 33 years Ago

Malawi Govt Defends N. Korea Ties:Our Relationship Started 33 years Ago

Government has been constrained to comment on misleading and ill-considered commentaries on different media platforms regarding Malawi’s relations with North Korea. The commentaries follow the occasion last week of His Excellency the State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika receiving letters of credence from the North Korean Ambassador to Malawi. In their view, the commentators suggest […]

IMF, African Development Bank Positive On Malawi:Set To Resume Budget Support

IMF, African Development Bank Positive On Malawi:Set To Resume Budget Support

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says preparations are at an advanced stage to bring the fifth and sixth reviews of the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Malawi to the attention of its Executive Board mid next month. Completion of the two reviews could bring the IMF-supported programme—which involves total lending of $147 million (about K66 […]

World Bank Promises Malawi US$50 Million To Maintain Areas Affected With Floods

World Bank Promises Malawi US$50 Million To Maintain Areas Affected With Floods

The World Bank has assured of assisting the country with US$50 million to help in maintaining areas that were affected by floods. Minister of Finance, Goodall Gondwe said,’’ The Bank decided to help the country having considered the diverse impact of the flooding and the desperate need for a quick response.’’ Gondwe said apart from […]

Malawi President Meets Seven Top Most World Bank Directors:Pleads With Them To Resume Budgetary Support

Malawi President Meets Seven Top Most World Bank Directors:Pleads With Them To Resume Budgetary Support

President Prof. Peter Mutharika on Friday asked the World Bank to consider resumption of the budgetary support to Malawi to fasten the social economic development of the country. Mutharika made the appeal at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe where he held a serious meeting with a group of seven most top Directors of the Bank. The […]

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