Mutharika Contemplates Bringing China to Malawi

President Arthur Peter Mutharika says he is personally anxious to learn how China managed to move from poverty to prosperity within a reasonable period of time. Speaking when he paid a courtesy call to Chinese President, Xin Jimping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing- China on Saturday, Mutharika said he often marvels at how China, who used to beg from other countries, could turn into such a prosperous nation within a short time. “I understand when…

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Lozani Zanu: Mutharika Doubles as Professor

The University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) of China on Friday conferred on Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika an honourary professorship in recognition of the role he has played in salvaging Malawi from the ravages of poverty to economic stability. Mutharika was conferred the professorship at the university’s compass in Beijing China where he is to attend the 2018 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit slated for September 3 and 4, 2018. UIBE is widely considered to be the…

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Mutharika Tips Chinese Companies on Having Steady Financing

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has tipped Chinese companies wishing to invest in Malawi to secure steady financing of their projects to ensure speedy and uninterrupted implementation of the projects. He made the sentiments when he made audience with officials from the China Jiangxi International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co. Limited and the China Railway Construction company (CRCC) on Thursday. Mutharika said he has observed that some companies wanting to invest in Malawi do not have financial resources…

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China Pledges to Continue Supporting Malawi

New Chinese ambassador to Malawi, Liu Hong Yong has hailed the 10 year old diplomatic relations between the two countries as successful. Liu made the remarks when he addressed the media at the New State House in Lilongwe after presenting his letters of credence to Malawi’s President, Professor Peter Mutharika. He said he was looking forward to another successful decade of diplomatic relations with Malawi based on mutual trust. Liu further said the Chinese government would continue to work…

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Huawei Technologies Train Malawian University Students in China

Huawei Technologies believes Malawian students need to be exposed to emerging Information Communication Technologies (ICT) in order to contribute positively to the sector in the country. Huawei Public Relations Officer (PRO) Leo Liu said this Saturday at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe when he welcomed six Malawian University students who were in China trainedin modern technological trends at their headquarters in China under the seeds for the future training programme. He noted that such visits would help Malawi…

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Nobody Will Starve, Veep Chilima Assures Malawians

Vice President Dr Saulos  Chilima says government is making all efforts to ensure that no one dies of hunger in the country. The Vice President who is also Minister responsible for Disaster Affairs made the remarks on Tuesday in Ntcheu when he presided over the handover ceremony of parboiled rice by the Chinese government to Malawi government. Chilima said government is aware that some quarters in the country are facing food deficit this year, hence engaging into various efforts…

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Third Consignment Of Donated Rice Arrives In Malawi

The third consignment of rice donated by the People’s Republic of China has arrived in the country from Beira, Mozambique, via Mwanza Border. Department of Disaster Management Affairs’ (DoDMA) Deputy Director of Response and Recovery Dyce Nkhoma said the consignment, comprising 1520 metric tonnes of rice 57 trucks ferrying the rice arrived in the country….

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Malawi Profit from China Relations, Says Ambassador Shi Ting Wang

Malawi has benefited a lot from the bilateral relationship she established with the Peoples Republic of China over a decade ago; Chinese ambassador to Malawi Shi Ting Wang says. Shi Ting said the relations between the two countries have yielded positive results for Malawi in different sectors ranging from education, finance and human resource capacity building. He was speaking during a presentation ceremony of a K7.2 million worth donation of music instruments from some Chinese students to their counterparts…

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Chinese Investor Donates MK50 Million to Blantyre City Council

Chinese investors, owners of Sogecoa Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe who are set to construct Sogecoa Business Park in Blantyre have donated K50 million to Blantyre City Council to help in promotion of sanitation and improve waste management. Executive Vice President for Anhui Foreign Economic Construction (Group) Company Limited, Xia Fang presented the cheque to Mayor for Blantyre City Council, Wild James Ndipo on Tuesday during the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of Sogecoa Business Park at Chichiri…

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Mutharika Hails Chinese Govt for Developing the Country

President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has hailed the Chinese Government for initiating various development activities which he said have been influential in changing the economic status of the country. He was speaking on Tuesday during the ground breaking ceremony for the construction SEGECOA Business Park in the Commercial City of Blantyre. “l should commend China through the Anhui Foreign Economics Construction (Group) Company Limited for expanding development         activities in the country,” Mutharika acknowledged. The President appealed to Malawians…

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