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NOCMA IN $50MILLION SCANDAL: Chikhosi, Buluma, Mkaka Caught Pants Down

NOCMA IN $50MILLION SCANDAL: Chikhosi, Buluma, Mkaka Caught Pants Down

National Oil Company of Malawi(Nocma) has been caught pants down after forcing Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) to award two companies contracts without following procurement procedures as laid down in an Act of Parliament. According to impeccable source from Nocma, the companies being illegally awarded are Tanzanian based Lake Oil Limited and Liquefied Petroleum Gas […]

NBM Transfers Pensioners’ Benefits to Nico Life

NBM Transfers Pensioners’ Benefits to Nico Life

By Mc Donald Chapalapata, a Contributor The Trustees of National Bank of Malawi (NBM) Pension Fund have migrated  NBM plc ex-employees’ benefits from the Fund to Nico Life Assurance Company effective 1st January 2021. Announcing the change in Blantyre, NBM Pension Administration Limited Chief Executive Officer William Mabulekesi said the move has been necessitated because of […]

INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN THE DIGITAL ERA: Where Does Malawi Stand?

INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN THE DIGITAL ERA: Where Does Malawi Stand?

By Stephen Mmodzi and Chimpele Kelvin Tsamwa It’s funny how we have shifted almost every aspect of our lives online: dating, shopping, news, attending weddings/ funerals, gossiping, you name. It won’t be too surprised if we shall be able to download food over the internet soon. “Can I please have a double cheeseburger, one Kombeza […]

MALAWIAN ECONOMIST KENNEDY MBEKEANI APPOINTED AS AfDB’S SOUTHERN AFRICA’S DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 appointed Malawian economist Kennedy K. Mbekeani as a Deputy Director General for Southern Africa Region. Mbekeani is among five deputy directors and three directors ADB appointed for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and Deputy Directors General for the East, Central, Northern, Southern and […]

YOUTH MINISTER MSUNGAMA FACES CHOP ON HAIR TRANSPLANT SCANDAL

YOUTH MINISTER MSUNGAMA FACES CHOP ON HAIR TRANSPLANT SCANDAL

Beleaguered Minister of Sports Ulemu Msungama faces the chop upon return from India where he blew millions of taxpayers for his hair transplant. Insiders at Kamuzu Palace said President Chakwera is livid with reports that his minister could disrespect hard working Malawians with his hair surgery stunt. “The President is definitely going to sack Minister […]

MANGOCHI, MOZAMBICAN DCs SETTLE BORDER ROW… To Have Joint Boarder Patrols

MANGOCHI, MOZAMBICAN DCs SETTLE BORDER ROW… To Have Joint Boarder Patrols

Mangochi District Council has taken an extra gear in resolving border issues with their counterparts from Mandimba, Ngauma and Macanyela districts in Mozambique bordering Mangochi following a meeting held on 11- 12 November in Mangochi. On Saturday, December 19, the District Commissioner for Mangochi Dr. Raphael Piringu accompanied by some officers from the Malawi Defence […]

TNM CONNECTS YAMBA CDSS IN CHITIPA

TNM CONNECTS YAMBA CDSS IN CHITIPA

Malawi’s premier mobile network and ICT services provider, TNM plc on Tuesday delivered computers to Yamba Community Day Secondary School (CDSS) in Chitipa District.  The company donated 12 sets of computers replete with internet connectivity tools (Wi-Fi)as  part of the company’s ‘ICT for Schools’ initiative, which will see selected public education institutions benefitting from TNM’s digital […]

PCL STAFF DONATE CHRISTMAS PRESENTS TO QECH PATIENTS

PCL STAFF DONATE CHRISTMAS PRESENTS TO QECH PATIENTS

By Mc Donald Chapalapata, a Contributor Press Corporation plc staff members on Friday took time off their duties to cheer and donate presents to patients at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre as part of festive season. Staff members presented assorted humpers worth K2 million to patients in various wards including children oncology wards. […]

THUMBS UP:FDH BANK COUGHS K30MILLION FOR MBC TOP OF THE CLASS

THUMBS UP:FDH BANK COUGHS K30MILLION FOR MBC TOP OF THE CLASS

FDH Bank plc has committed another K30 million sponsorship towards Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Top of the Class in 2021 which will mark six years of ongoing sponsorship from the bank. The bank’s Head of Marketing and Communication Levie Nkunika made the announcement during the 2020 MBC Top of the Class Finals that were held […]