Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: October 2016

Link Roundup Mining in Malawi

October 2016

Each month, Mining in Malawi produces a list of links to online articles, blog posts, publications and announcements that touch on the extractive industries and business environment in Malawi. If we have missed anything, please let us know. If the article is no longer available online we can send you a PDF version.

Malawian Media – Extractive Industries

Lafarge in road safety initiative, Feston Malekezo, The Daily Times, 31 October 2016

Paladin, govt still upbeat on KUM, Orama Chinamulungu, The Nation, 31 October 2016

Mkango Resources gets 2-year licence extension, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 26 October 2016

Malawi Yet To Reap From Mining, MarcFarlane Mbewe, Capital FM, 25 October 2016

Coal power project awaits government, Kingsley Jassi, The Daily Times, 25 October 2016

Malawi Investment Forum dangles $2bn projects, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 12 October 2016

Minister keen to invest in more mining research, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 10 October 2016

Manufactures cry foul over imported cement, Mabvuto Kambuwe, The Daily Times, 10 October 2016

Malawi targeted as new producer of rare earths, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 6 October 2016

Malawi hosts international geologists conference, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 4 October 2016

“Child abuse rampant in informal mining sector”, Moses Chitsulo, The Daily Times, 3 October 2016

Mining practice and promises: The case of MalawiThe Daily Times, 1 October 2016

Mining in Malawi brings forced evictions, report saysThe Nation, 1 October 2016

International Media

UK Embassies In Africa Accepted £57000 From Oil Companies To Host Parties, James Ball, Buzzfeed News, 27 October 2016

Continental vision identifies mining’s role in transforming economies, David Oliveira, Mining Weekly, 21 October 2016

Mkango’s Songwe Hill Phalombe licence renewed until January 2019Mining Review, 20 October 2016

African Women Scale Heights in Land Rights Protest, Juliana Nnoku-Mewanu and Katharina Rall, Human Rights Watch, 14 October 2016

Malawi starts geological mapping programme, Mining Weekly, 14 October 2016

Malawi: Down in the dumps, Charlotte Mathews, Financial Mail, 7 October 2016

Unregulated promotion of mining in Malawi brings hazards, hardships, NewsDay (IPS), 3 October 2016

Malawian Media – Business and Economy

Malawi government reviews foreign policy, Linda Likomwe, MANA – Nyasa Times, 31 October 2016

Malawi improves on doing business index, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 27 October 2016

Malawi-comesa  Trade gap widens, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 27 October 2016

Govt dangles tax incentives to IPPs, Paida Kadzakumanja, The Nation, 20 October 2016

Stepping into the investor’s shoes, Taonga Sabola, The Daily Times, 12 October 2016

Malawi Investment Forum 2016: Govt Unveils Ambitious Electricity ProjectMalawi Voice, 10 October 2016

2016 Malawi Investment Forum (MIF): VP Chilima Says Investment, Trade Key In Development Agenda, Malawi Voice, 10 October 2016

IMF REP rues double digit inflation rateThe Nation, 10 October 2016

New industrial, trade policies launch Friday, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 7 October 2016

Government continues land laws talk, Audrey Kapamalula, The Daily Times, 7 October 2016

Multi-billion lab to boost export potential, Taonga Sabola, The Daily Times, 6 October 2016

Company Announcements 

Intra Energy, Quarterly Activities Report September 2016, 31 October 2016

Sovereign Metals, First Diamond Drilling Assays Confirm Thick, High Grade Saprolite at Malingunde, 26 October 2016

Mkango Resources, Mkango Renews Phalombe Licence Until January 2019 and Provides Corporate Update, 18 October 2016

Paladin Energy, Quarterly Activities Report for Period Ending 30 September 2016, 17 October 2016

Paladin Energy, Notice of Annual General Meeting, 17 October 2016

Sovereign Metals, Placement to Strategic Institutional Investor, 14 October 2016

Sovereign Metals, Highest grade hand auger results to date at Malingunde, 12 October 2016

Mining in Malawi Blog Posts

Tonse Tipindule Project empowers mining communities in Malawi’s Mwanza, Phalombe – Mining & Trade Review (October 2016), 31 October 2016

Malawi Director of Mines Kaphwiyo retires in style – Mining & Trade Review (October 2016), 28 October 2016

Govt changes tune on Lake Oil Deals – The Nation (Malawi), 27 October 2016

Technical File with Grain Malunga: Possible sources of lithium in Malawi – Mining & Trade Review (October 2016), 26 October 2016

A resource curse that is Mwaulambo Village in Malawi – Mining & Trade Review (October 2016), 21 October 2016

Eye on Malawi’s EITI: Where does the money go? Sharing mining revenues with District Councils – Mining & Trade Review (October 2016), 19 October 2016

Tonse Tipindule project improves investor-community relations in Malawi’s mining sector – Mining & Trade Review (October 2016), 17 October 2016

Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: September 2016, 14 October 2016

Minister’s powers queried: Malawi Petroleum Act needs review – Study – Mining & Trade Review (October 2016), 13 October 2016

Malawi Investment Forum 2016: Opportunities in Mining and Energy, 11 October 2016

Views from Malawi’s ASM sector: Malawi losing out through gemstone smuggling, 5 October 2016

Mkango Resources hosts over 40 geologists in Malawi for Expert Council under HiTech AlkCarb project, 3 October 2016

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