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Technocrats present five key policies to growing Africa’s Agriculture

Technocrats present five key policies to growing Africa’s Agriculture

Top players in African agriculture recently gathered in Nairobi to present five policies they hope if adopted, will result in rapid growth of the continent’s agriculture and improve on food security.

Airtel takes 3.75G mobile internet to Malawi, Madagascar

Airtel takes 3.75G mobile internet to Malawi, Madagascar

Airtel Africa has taken yet another huge step towards building the largest 3G network across Africa with the launch of its new 3.75G mobile internet network in Malawi and Madagascar.

Malawi’s Joyce Banda Probes Death Of President Mutharika

Malawi’s Joyce Banda Probes Death Of President Mutharika

Malawi’s new President Joyce Banda has announced a Commission of Inquiry to investigate the circumstances leading to her predecessor’s sudden death.

Malawi to receive a loan to fund rural agriculture

Malawi to receive a loan to fund rural agriculture

Malawi’s Ministry of Agriculture is set to receive for the first time 10 million dollars in loan from OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) for a rural livelihood and economic enhancement project set to benefit 24,000 rural farming households.

Africa’s 2nd Female President Banda Gives New Lease on Life to Malawi

Africa’s 2nd Female President Banda Gives New Lease on Life to Malawi

She has been in office for less than a week but Malawi’s, and the region’s, first female president, Joyce Banda, has given many people in this poor southern African country hope that its social and economic woes will soon end.

OPEC approves new funds to boost socio-economic development in Africa

OPEC approves new funds to boost socio-economic development in Africa

The Governing Board of the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID), meeting in its 138th Session, has approved over US$46 million in new loans and one grant to pursue socio-economic development in African countries.

A New Dawn Rises over Malawi

A New Dawn Rises over Malawi

It would be too simplistic to think that Malawi’s problems have ended with the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika. But it is an opportunity for newly appointed President Joyce Banda, who is also leader of the opposition People’s Party, to step up and offer a new and more responsive style of leadership.

Bingu wa Mutharika, President of Malawi reported dead

Bingu wa Mutharika, President of Malawi reported dead

Malawi President, Bingu wa Mutharika has died after a heart attack, medical and government sources are reporting.

Malawi seeks Chinese investment in cotton industry

Malawi seeks Chinese investment in cotton industry

Malawi this week expressed its willingness to attract more Chinese investment in its cotton industry, stressing that more value addition is needed.

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