Tanzania, Malawi Sign Fair Competition Trading MoU

FAIR Competition Commission (FCC) of Tanzania and the Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) of Malawi yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening international cooperation in the enforcement of competition and consumer protection laws in the respective countries. Speaking during the ceremony in Dar es Salaam, CFTC Chairpersons Dr Gerard Chigona said that the agreement will help to build confidence in each other and gain public confidence. He said that it will also help work together…

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Zimre Gets U.S $1,3 Million for Malawi Subsidiary

ZIMRE Holdings will receive about $1,3 million from NicozDiamond for the disposal of a 49 percent stake in its Malawi subsidiary United General Insurance Company as the group steps up efforts to raise about $7 million to shore up its liquidity situation. The group said last month it will sell off non-core assets to raise about $7 million to shore up its liquidity situation. It is envisaged that a further $10 million will be raised through borrowings. The disposal…

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APM Has Not Let Malawi Down, Some Few Selfish Individuals And Politicians

Blaming President Peter Mutharika for the mess that Malawi is in today is another big joke. In fact, when the President took over the mantle of leadership. Things in the country were already messed up and to whom do we have the blame now? The ones that caused them or those who took over from where the mess had been left? By the time Mutharika was sworn in the fifth President of the Republic of Malawi, it is no…

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Man assaulted for ‘disturbing’ wife’s sex session with another man

A Zimbabwe man told the court that his wife lashed out at him for calling her while she was having sex with her boyfriend. According to myzimbabwe.co.zwmyzimbabwe.co.zw, Elisha Mandirahwe told Chitungwiza court that Teresa “came from her boyfriend’s place drunk, fuming and started scolding me as to why I was calling her and disturbing when she was having sex when I only wanted to tell her to come and cook for our child. “She even threw a wiper at…

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ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda withdraws President Uhuru Kenyatta’s case

ICC has withdrawn criminal charges against President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a statement the court said in light of the Trial Chamber’s December 3 “Decision on Prosecution’s application for a further adjournment”, the Prosecution withdraws the charges against Mr Kenyata. The court said the evidence has not improved to such an extent that Mr Kenyata’s alleged criminal responsibility can be proven beyond reasonable doubt. For this reason, and in light of the Trial Chamber’s rejection of the Prosecution’s request for…

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Banda, Lutepo CCTV footage surrendered to ACB – Government

The Malawi government has surrendered Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) footage of private meetings between former President Joyce Banda and cashgate suspect Oswald Lutepo to the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). According the Ministry of Information the private CCTV Footage shows a series of meetings between Banda and Lutepo held at State Residences in Lilongwe, Blantyre, Mzuzu and Mangochi. The government has also surrendered copies of Gate entry registers and appointment bookings for business tycoon Lutepo to see the Former President. The…

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MCCI COMMENDS THE GOVERNMENT FOR LIMITING MISUSE OF PUBLIC RESOURCES.

By Chance Chingwalungwalu The Malawi Confederation of  Chambers  of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) has commended the Malawi government for limiting the misuse of public resources. Speaking at the Launch of Malawi Investments Projects Handbook at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, Chief Executive Officer of MCCI Chancellor Kaferapanjira said that the Private Sector has so far observed the progress by the government in limiting the culture of misusing public resources. “We have so far not heard that this government has misused…

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Bharti Airtel to sell mobile phone towers in Tanzania, Malawi:

Bharti Airtel’s planned disposal of mobile phone towers in Africa will see it sell masts in Tanzania to Helios Towers, while units in Malawi will go to Eaton Towers, a person with knowledge of the deal said on Wednesday. Mobile operators such as India’s Bharti have been selling masts to specialist tower firms and leasing them back to cut maintenance costs on a continent with poor access to electricity and shoddy roads. The Tanzania sale will include about 1,000…

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Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans

President Obama quite succinctly summed up the absurdity of the Republicans’ issues with his immigration reform in Chicago yesterday, arguing that perhaps the only people who can legitimately be pissed off about illegal immigrants are Native Americans. Returning to his hometown to speak, the president tried to place his recent executive action, which saved five million immigrants from deportation, within a great American tradition of welcoming foreigners. “If you look at the history of immigration in this country, each…

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Exclusive-Holier NPL Editor George Kasakula Bribes Journalists for NAMISA Chairmanship

Just few days after he criticized President Mutharika for giving journalists MK 50,000 Kwacha allowances at Sanjika Palace when the President had the audience with the media fraternity. We can confidently reveal that the National Publication Editor,George Kasakula   bribed journalists with Mk 10,000 envelopes from the cash gate money he got from Joyce Banda’s son,Honorable  Roy Akajuwe Kachale at Ryalls Hotel in Blantyre a day before he met the Journalists. Our informant who attended the bribing ceremony has revealed…

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