The coming in of the Islamic finance will bring development in general for the Malawian state, says Mufti Ismail Ibrahim Desai, Chief Executive Officer for Global Islamic Financial Services Firm.
Coordinator for the event Sheikh Abdullah Omar Mdala said that his organisation believes that the workshop will provide the necessary knowledge to financial major players like Banks, Insurance industry; Brokers and Auditors just to mention a few.
Throughout history, smallholder farming has been considered to be the engine of growth as far as food security is concerned in Malawi. The industry has been contributing 80% to economic growth of the country. But for Mercy John of traditional authority Saimon in mwanza district, smallholder farming has not been as successful as she thought […]
Environmental expert Green Malunga has asked government not to interfere in the affairs of the Electricity supply Commission of Malawi (Escom) if the problems of power blackouts are to improve in Malawi. Malunga who served as the Minister of Energy and Mines in the Bingu administration said problems that we have now is because government […]
The Rapid Assessment Survey on the tenancy labour system in tobacco plantations in Malawi which was conducted by the International Labour Organization (ILO) following request by Malawi government shows that there is massive abuse of labour rights by the owners of the estates. The study revealed that there is generally widespread abuse of labour rights […]
Auction Holdings limited (AHL) says the future of Malawi’s Burley tobacco is still solid despite a few current hitches surrounding the production and pricing levels to match with the international demands. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the holding Evance Matabwa disclosed that the local leaf is still considered as the best and very attractive in […]
“We can see Malawi as an example of one of the countries that can successfully develop faster considering that it has a lot of resources such as mines and lakes and so many other which can bring a lot of money to this country.”
“We cannot be a country that values democracy by denying the freedom of worship. Democracy and religion must always reconcile,” he said.
The second coming of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), under the newly elected state president professor Peter Mutharika, gave some new hope to many Malawians. Among others, many Malawians hoped that the captaincy of Peter Mutharika, the younger brother to the late Bingu wa mutharika would work wonders to resuscitate the ailing economy the way it […]
It is evident that Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s) are playing a vital role in the social –economic development of Malawi. One simply has to go around the trading centres, the markets and the streets in our four cities to appreciate the expansion in economic activities being handled by SME’s. The 2012 Malawi financial scoping survey […]