Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: November 2016

Link Roundup Mining in Malawi

November 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

Capitol Hill Still Givin Go Ahead For Oil Exploration, Earlene Chimoyo, Capital Radio Malawi, 1 December 2016

Unesco pens government on oil exploration again, Moses Chitsulo, The Daily Times, 28 November 2016

World Heritage demands report on Malawi oil exploration, Lukcy Mkandawire, The Nation, 26 November 2016

UK eyeing Malawi oil deposits, Luke Bisani, Malawi 24, 23 November 2016

Questions over oil exploration, Kingsely Jassi, The Daily Times, 23 November 2016

Communities Demand Disturbance Compensation, Kelvin Tembo, Capital Radio Malawi, 21 November 2016

The Errors of Our Ways: The Out-Of-Control Thieving (Government Business Unusual) Urge, Maxwell Chisala, The Maravi Post, 18 November 2016

Civil Society Organisations bemoan corruption in mining, Macdonald Thom, The Daily Times, 17 November 2016

Activist tells Govt to withdraw oil drilling permission on Lake Malawi, Archangel Nzangaya, Malawi24, 16 November 2016

Malawi to open mining school in Mzuzu, Joseph Mwale, The Nation, 16 November 2016

‘Malawi’s mining potential exaggerated’, Rebecca Chimjeka, The Nation, 16 November 2016

Govt moves towards transparency in extractive industry, Watipatso Mzungu, The Nation, 15 November 2016

Mining, governance project empowers communities, Yohane Symon, The Daily Times, 15 November 2016

EITI urges Malawi government to disclose mining benefits to the public, Misheck Kamoto, Malawi Punch, 9 November 2016

Draft policy tough on border disputes, Golden Matonga, The Nation, 1 November 2016

International Media

Oil frontiers: British government uses aid money to back oil drilling in UNESCO World Heritage Site, Greenpeace, 30 November 2016

British Government Uses Aid Money To Back Oil Drilling In UNESCO World Heritage Site, Joe Sandler Clarke, Lawrence Carter and Maeve MacClenaghan Mintpress News, 22 November 2016

Malawi: Human Rights Watch Submission to the Committee On the Rights of the Child Concerning MalawiHuman Rights Watch, 21 November 2016

UK aid money spent trying to boost British role in Malawi oil sector, Alice Ross, The Guardian, 21 November 2016

New research in Malawi will help to secure raw materials for green technologies, University of Exeter, 18 November 2016

UN Environment Assesses Oil and Gas Threat to African Biodiversity, Wangu Mwangi, SDG Knowledge Hub, 15 November 2016

Paladin Energy Ltd still considering US$175 million cash injectionProactive Investors Australia, 14 November 2016

Mining in Malawi: Understanding the Conflict, Larkin Smith, The Borgen Project, 14 November 2016

Sovereign Metals Ltd chairman buys 1 million shares on market, Proactive Investors, 10 November 2016

Malawian Media – Business and Economy

World bank warns on Rising domestic debt, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 23 November 2016

Govt goofs on K260m PR deal with US firm, Golden Matonga, The Nation, 22 November 2016

Parliament to approve Chinese K16.5 bn loan to improve internetNyasa Times, 15 November 2016

Malawi ranked ‘partly free’ on Freedom House index: ‘Mutharika showing autocratic tendencies’, Thom Chiumia, Nyasa Times, 14 November 2016

Fuel price hike irks pvt sector, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 12 November 2016

UK signs Energy Africa compact with Malawi, Jacob Nankhonya, The Nation, 11 November 2016

Cear invests $6 million in rail rehabilitation project, Vyaleme Kaluluma, The Daily Times, 10 November 2016

Malawi, MOZ kick-start power interconnection project, Mercy Malikwa, The Nation, 10 November 2016

Company Announcements 

Mkango Resources, Management Discussion and Analysis – September 2016, 29 November 2016

Mkango Resources, Consolidated Financial Statements – September 2016, 29 November 2016

Mkango Resources, Mkango Releases Financial Statements And Management’s Discussion And Analysis For The Period Ending September 30, 2016, 29 November 2016

Sovereign Metals, Continued metallurgy improvements for Malingunde Saprolite, 23 November 2016

Paladin Energy, 30 September 2016 Quarterly Financial Report and MD&A, 15 November 2016

Paladin Energy, 30 September 2016 Quarterly Conference Call Presentation, 15 November 2016

Paladin Energy, Update on Strategic Process, 11 Noember 2016

Mining in Malawi Blog Posts

Malawi Government taken to task on power crisis – Mining & Trade Review (November 2016), 30 November 2016

Malawi’s top minerals sector projects of 2016 – Mining & Trade Review (November 2016), 29 November 2016

The impact of EITI: What should Malawi strive for? – Mining & Trade Review (November 2016), 28 November 2016

Technical File (Grain Malunga): Rare Earths in Malawi – Mining & Trade Review (November 2016), 26 November 2016

Journalists drilled on Malawi Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative – Mining & Trade Review (November 2016), 24 November 2016

UNESCO writes to Malawian civil society on oil exploration in Lake Malawi National Park, 23 November 2016

Rare opportunity: Malawi’s world class rare earth potential attracts international experts – Mining & Trade Review (November 2016), 22 November 2016

‘British officials using aid money to support oil drilling in World Heritage Site’ in Malawi – Greenpeace, 21 November 2016

Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: October 2016, 17 November 2016

Apply for Earth Sciences PhD on Malawi’s Chilwa Alkaline Province, University of Exeter, 15 November 2016

Malawi’s Kayelekera Mine needs uranium price to more than double before production can restart, 10 November 2016 


Potential threat to areas of biodiversity importance from current and emerging oil and gas activities in Africa, United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Future Mining Revenues for Malawi: A case of Songwe Hills Rare earth Project, Oxfam Malawi

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