Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: May 2015

Link Roundup Mining in Malawi


Each month, Mining in Malawi produces a list of links to online articles that touch on the extractive industries in the country. 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

Race for coal ignores worker’s rights, James Chavula, The Nation, 30 May 2015

1 000 lose jobs in mining sector, Dumbani Mzale, The Nation, 29 May 2015

Globe Metals riles Kanyika community, Dumbani Mzale, The Nation, 27 May 2015

Malawi geophysical survey results deferred, Martha Sande, The Nation, 23 May 2015

Chiefs sign by-laws to protect Mulanje Mountain Forest Reserve, Taonga Mtambo, Nyasa Times, 19 May 2015

Malawians urged to submit $500000 bankable projects, Akimu Kaingana, Nyasa Times, 19 May 2015

Malawi Investment Trade Centre says no room for projects below $0.5m, Carol Kandiero, The Daily Times, 19 May 2015

M’mbelwa dates Msaka over Kanyika Mine, Martha Sande, The Nation, 16 May 2015

Prostitution remains high at Kayelekera mine, Thula Chisamba, Malawi24, 16 May 2015

Compendium On The Rise …………Making Malawi’s Investment Opportunities Visible, Austin Kakande, Malawi Voice, 16 May 2015

Malawians flashbacks of Kayerekera, James Chavula, The Nation, 16 May 2015

Kayerekera case on June 9, James Chavula, The Nation, 15 May 2015

Shayona to finalise expansion in 2017, Christopher Jimu, The Nation, 15 May 2015

Oil firms risk losing licenses, Tadala Kakwesa, The Daily Times,  14 May 2015

“We are not ready to go to war with Malawi “, says Tanzania High Commissioner, Happy Soko, Malawi24, 12 May 2015

Tanzania cannot go to war with Malawi—outgoing TZ AmbassadorThe Nation, 12 May 2015

Tanzania says cannot go to war with Malawi over lake: ‘We are cousins’Nyasa Times, 12 May 2015

APM sells Malawi’s investment compendium to Chinese, Ephraim Nyondo, Nyasa Times, 12 May 2015

Mutharika Applauds China As Beijing Pledges Continued Support, Tikondane Veg, Malawi News Agency, 11 May 2015

MITC Calls for Bankable Projects Ahead of June Investment ForumMalawi News Agency, Donnex Chisala, 11 May 2015

Paladin rejects court order claim by Wavisanga over discharging of treated water, Nyasa Times, 11 May 2015

All set for Malawi International trade fair as MITC organizes Investment Forum 2015, Yankho Msukwa, Nyasa Times, 11 May 2015

Don’t table Mining Bill—MP tells govt, Boniface Phiri, The Nation, 9 May 2015

Locals in Karonga stop Paladin from disposing treated water in riversMalawi24, 8 May 2015

Body lobbies for mining benefits, Tom Sangala, The Daily Times, 7 May 2015

Illicit financial flows affect Malawi economy -MEJN, Chancy Namadzunda, Nyasa Times, 6 May 2015

Malawian Blogs

SA documentary begs tears and questions over mining governance, Golden Matonga, 23 May 205

International Media

Vale to ship coal along Mozambique Nacala Corridor in Q3 –exec, Stephen Eisenhammer, Reuters, 29 May 2015

Working for a better future for all in Malawi, Isabel Conway, Irish Examiner, 16 May 2015

Paladin Energy narrows nine-month net loss, Henry Lazenby, Creamer Media’s Mining Weekly, 14 May 2015

Malawi warned against reopening uranium mineVentures Africa, 12 May 2015

Joyce Banda, Africa’s first female ex-president: ‘I shall always be proud of what I have done’, David Smith, The Guardian, 7 May 2015

International Blogs

Malawi to join the EITI, EITI, 13 May 2015

Company Announcements 

Paladin Energy, 31 March 2015 Interim Financial Report and MDandA, 14 May 2015

Paladin Energy, March Quarter 2014 Conference Call Presentation, 14 May 2015

Mining in Malawi Blog Posts

Editorial: Congrats Hon. Msaka, word of thanks to Hon. Muluzi – Mining Review (May 2015), 24 May 2015

Govt. to recruit Registrar of Mineral Tenements – Mining Review (May 2015), 21 May 2015

Malawi conducts scrutiny on mines bill – Mining Review (May 2015), 19 May 2015

Event: Miners Shot Down Screening and Discussion, Friday 22 May, Crossroads Hotel, Lilongwe, 18 May 2015

Malawi to enact new mining law this year/Minerals sector welcomes new Minister – Mining Review (May 2015), 15 May 2015

No to secret mining deals, Government committed to EITI process – Mining Review (May 2015), 12 May 2015

Speech: Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining (Bright Msaka) at Consultation of Draft Mines Bill, 6 May 2015

State of the Nation Address: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative remains on Malawian President’s agenda, 6 May 2015

Government Statements

APM Statement At The Official Opening Of The 27th Malawi International Trade Fair, President Arthur Peter Mutharika, 22 May 2015

Full transcript: May 2015 State of The Nation address by President Peter Mutharika, President Arthur Peter Mutharika, 5 May 2015

Project Updates

World Bank, Mining Governance and Growth Support Project : P120825 – Implementation Status Results Report, 6 May 2015

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