Malawians should expect more economic tough times ahead warn economists as the prices of goods are expected to go up following the latest move by the Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) to hike fuel prices. According to the document dated 3 November, 2016 and signed by MERA board chairman Rev Joseph Vumbwe, petrol has risen by 4.62 percent while diesel and paraffin have both risen by 6.38 percent.Read More
President Arthur Peter Mutharika dressed in clothing more befitting a pimp or entertainer says he is fit and ready to deliver his promises on development to Malawians during his five-year term and beyond. A visibly physically fit Mutharika was speaking at Kamuzu Palace during a press briefing he convened to inform the nation of his official trip to the 71st United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)Read More
Blantyre–As Malawians are still struggling to access maize in many Agricultural Development Marketing Cooperation (ADMARC) depots, it has been established that the situation is being escalated by vendors.
A snap survey by Maravi post in Ntcheu and Balaka districts has found that despite the rationing of maize sales to 10 Kilogrammes per customer by Ministry of Agriculture, vendors are still contributing to the unavailability of maize stocks in Admarc depots as they use dubious means to buy the grain denying the locals an access to the country’s major staple food.Read More