Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: December 2016

Link Roundup Mining in Malawi

December 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

Malawi Extractives industries Transparency Initiative potential for overturning tax holidays from investors-Former Energy Minister Malunga, Lloyd Mbwana The Maravi Post, 27 December 2016

Tanzania suspect Malawi secretly developing nuclear weapons at Kayerekela mine:Spies nabbed, Tiwonge Kumwenda, Nyasa Times, 26 December 2016

Despite ongoing disagreements on Lake Malawi Tanzania has agreed to partner with Malawi to provide ElectricityThe Maravi Post, 26 December 2016

Environmentalist to challenge Malawi Govt on Oil exploration, Chinsisi Moyo, Capital Radio FM, 22 December 2016

8 suspected Tanzanian spies arrested in Karonga, Alick Mhango, The Maravi Post, 22 December 2016

Malawi Police arrest 8 Tanzanians heading to Kayerekera mine, Tiwonge Kumwenda, Nyasa Times, 22 December 2016

Are we ready to face Tanzania?, Levi Zeleza Manda, The Nation, 17 December 2016

After ‘night shift’ Malawi MPs meet Friday full day: Committee for special mining fund, Wanga Gwede, Nyasa Times, 16 December 2016

African Business Women Network dares Malawian women on wealth creation, Lloyd Mbwana, The Maravi Post, 15 December 2016

Malawi lacks mining negotiating skills, Christopher Jimu, The Nation, 14 December 2016

Malawi, TZ to meet early next year, Lucky Mkandawire, The Nation, 13 December 2016

Malawi and Oman establish formal diplomatic relationsThe Maravi Post, 9 December 2016

Malawi, Tanzania plan meeting to strengthen ties, Bright Malenga, Malawi 24, 8 December 2016

Malawi to benefit from $122 million World Bank project to tackle TB, Yamikani Yapuwa, MANA, 8 December 2016

Mutharika faulted over Lake Malawi wrangle: urged to meet with Magufuli, Victoria Milanzi, Malawi 24, 6 December 2016

Malawi takes lake dispute to UN, AU, Lucky Mkandawire, The Nation, 5 December 2016

Malawi refers lake border dispute with Tanzania to UNNyasa Times, 5 December 2016

L. Malawi boundary should be handled with the seriousness it deserves, Steven Nhlane, The Nation, 3 December 2016

L. Malawi mediators push for talks resumption, Rebecca Chimjeka, The Nation, 3 December 2016

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

International Media

Abide By Foreign Laws While AbroadTanzania Daily News, 30 December 2016

Tanzania Investigates Malawi ‘Spies’ Reports, Athuman Mtulya, The Citizen, 27 December 2016

Rural Women, Empowerment and Mining: The issues rural women face from extractive activities in Malawi, Olivia Broome, Publish What You Pay, 19 December 2016

Humana starts Tuberculosis in mining sector programme, Mmegi Online, 16 December 2016

African Legal Support Facility (ASLF) hosts workshop on mining contract negotiations for Malawi, ALSF, African Herald Express, 15 December 2016

This is how Malawi and Tanzania can resolve their lake border dispute, Torinmo Salau, Ventures Africa, 7 December 2016

Ex-Wenela workers to get windfallThe Chronicle, 6 December 2016

Drilling Africa’s Great Lakes, Philip Kleinfeld, Offshore Technology, 5 December 2016

Govt creates database for former Wenela workers, Nqobani Ndlovu, NewsDay Zimbabwe, 5 December 2016

Malawian Media – Business and Economy

2016 bad year, gondwe admits, Rebecca Chimjeka, The Nation, 24 December 2016

Dzuka Malawi: Goodbye 2016, the year Malawi lost hope, Rudo Tariro, Nyasa Times, 24 December 2016

MCCCI forecasts Uncertain 2017, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 20 December 2016

Malawi Parliament passes ATI Bill, Sam Chunga, The Nation, 15 December 2016

Kwacha depreciation to stay on—WB, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 10 December 2016

Empty investment forums?, Faith Kamtambe, The Daily Times, 8 December 2016

On wooing investors to Malawi, Z Allan Ntata, The Maravi Post, 6 December 2016

Malawi lures k4.7tn investments in 5 years, Tinenenji Chalanda, The Nation, 6 December 2016

The year of blackouts, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 6 December 2016

Malawi fails to meet Extended Credit Facility deadline: IMF approves ‘more time’, Pius Nyondo, Nyasa Times, 6 December 2016

Company Announcements 

Mkango Resources, Mkango Enters Into Agreement With Noble To Collaborate In The Rare Earths Sector And Raises £450,000 In Connection With The Transaction, 19 December 2016

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