Our Reporter on 19th Nov

By: Lloyd M’bwana   The main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP)’s Member of Parliament (MP) for Dedza East constituency has questioned government’s wisdom behind too much borrowing funds from local and international financial bodies saying if not careful the future generation will feel the pitch of repaying the loans.   Linguzi...

Our Reporter on 18th Nov

By: Lloyd M’bwana The establishment of the Poverty Dynamic Australia in Malawi is expected to address poverty from the grassroots up and inspire a movement for change using the principles of community organisation with the top-down approach. Poverty Dynamics in the country tends to pioneer grassroots and community based projects in various thematic...

Our Reporter on 18th Nov

Mobile money is on a journey.   What started as a simple way of paying people using a phone is on the cusp of becoming the next global communications platform. Not just a means of buying goods and services, but a way of connecting with other human beings.   To understand what is coming next, we need to look back at where this journey began.   Long...

Our Reporter on 18th Nov

(Lilongwe) – The international competitiveness of Malawi’s businesses has been given a boost by the launch of two new trade information systems: the Trade Map Malawi, and the Malawi Investment and Trade Centre (MITC) Trade Information Portal. ITC Trade Map, which provides online access to one of the world’s largest trade databases, has been customised...

Our Reporter on 18th Nov

Isn’t it strange to still use a 21st century phrase to describe the complex and delicate art of trying to get the best from the people who drive our businesses? The terminology is rooted in industrial age thinking – leftover from a time that organisations thought of their workers as commodities, at worst and as assets, at best. It reflects a...

Our Reporter on 18th Nov

PRESS RELEASE Today, Sonke Gender Justice in collaboration with Africa Child Policy Forum, The Africa Experts Committee on the Rights and the Welfare of the Child, Child Helpline International, Plan International, Save the Children and UNICEF launched the Action on Violence against Children campaign.   This is a multi-country campaign initially focusing...

Our Reporter on 18th Nov

SECRETARY KERRY: I have said many times, as have all of my predecessors, that France is America’s oldest friend, our first ally. And during our darkest hours, that fact rings truer than ever. It was true when Lafayette crossed the Atlantic some 238 years ago and helped Americans achieve liberty. It was true in 1917, when General Pershing’s...

Our Reporter on 18th Nov

By Tebego Motalaote The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has confirmed that 274 Nigerian pilgrims died in the Hajj stampede, while 44 are missing and two are still receiving treatment in a Saudi hospital. Dr. Saleh Okenwa, Commissioner Planning, Research Statistic Information and Library Service (PRSILS) of the commission, told journalists...

Our Reporter on 17th Nov

Lilongwe, November 17, 2015: Members of Parliament Monday passed bill number 11 of 2014, after a heated debate from both opposition and government sides of the August House.   During its second reading, Minister of Finance, Goodall Gondwe said the depreciation of the kwacha over the years has had a negative impact on the inheritance procedures for...

Our Reporter on 17th Nov

Washington, D.C,  17 November 2015, (MaraviPost): According to a press invitation to the Maravi Post by Daniel Burnett, Media Relations Specialist for International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the youthful looking Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima is expected to attend Compact2025 to be held in Washington DC starting Thursday, November...