Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: October 2015

Link Roundup Mining in Malawi


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: Indian for assistance to develop small-scale miningAfriem, 28 October 2015

Govt courts Vale on coal for Neno power plant, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 27 October 2015

Mining Company in employee share ownership plan, Mike Kamande, Daily Times, 26 October 2015

Malawi becomes an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Candidate Country, Matildah Mkandawire, Citizens for Justice, 26 October 2015

Livingstonia synod loses hope in mining deals, Thula Chisamba, Malawi24, 26 October 2015

Scotland to support Malawi in marketing investment opportunitiesNyasa Times, 21 October 2015

Air borne data interpretation to commence next year, Mandy Pondani, The Daily Times, 19 October 2015

Paladin yet to discharge treated water at Kayelekera Uranium Mine, Chikondi Chiyembekeza, The Nation, 19 October 2015

Govt: No special relief for Kanyika residents, George Singini, The Nation, 7 October 2015

Transparency: Malawi’s lost mining opportunityThe Daily Times, 6 October 2015

Malawian Media – Business Environment

No investor for pipeline, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 31 October 2015

Electricity tariffs up 13.5%, Kinsley Jassi, The Daily Times, 29 October 2015

Illicit transfers cripple Malawi, Grace Thipa, The Daily Times, 28 October 2015

Malawi up three steps on Doing Business ranking, Dumbani Mzale, The Nation, 28 October 2015

Corruption ups business cost, scares investors—ACB, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 28 October 2015

MW-Mozambique interconnection feasibility study out in 2017, Victoria Milanzi, Malawi24, 23 October 2015

Malawi taxes not investor friendly, Grace Thipa, The Daily Times, 23 October 2015

Millennium Challenge Account awards sixth contract, Kingsley Jassi, The Daily Times, 22 October 2015

China approves K950 billion projects, Macdonald Thom, The Daily Times, 22 October 2015

China approves K855bn Malawi projects, Suzgo Khunga, The Nation, 22 October 2015

Donors unlikely to resume aid in Malawi – Goodall, Nyasa Times, 19 October 2015

‘Trade portal programme on track’, Orama Chinamulungu, The Nation, 17 October 2015

The cost of indecision in power sector, Ephraim Munthali, The Nation, 17 October 2015

Economy in bad shape, says Ecama, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 12 October 2015

Reforms to transform land governance—minister , Lucky Mkandawire, The Nation, 8 October 2015

Malawi improves on budget transparency ranking—Mejn, Gladys Kamakanda, The Nation, 8 October 2015

Malawi down on global competitiveness index, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 6 October 2015

IMF decisionspells doom, Dumbani Mzale, The Nation, 2 October 2015

Revised energy policy ready end November, Orama Chinamulungu, The Nation, 2 October 2015

10 British Firms Keen To Invest In Malawi, Martha Chirambo, The Nation, 1 October 2015

IMF review faults Malawi, Kinsley Jassi, The Daily Times, 1 October 2015

International Media

Countries in court over ivory, Collins Mtika, African Independent, 27 October 2015

MALAWI : Investigation could lead to changes in next licensing round, Africa Energy Intelligence, 27 October 2015

Malawi admitted as EITI candidate, EITI International, 22 October 2015

Conserve natural resources: African govts toldThe Herald, 14 October 2015

When mining radioactive soil is your surest way to protect human rights, NomoGaia, 7 October 2015

Mining and oil threatens one in three natural world heritage sites — report, Fiona Harvey, The Guardian, 1 October 2015

Jobs and Consultancy

Mchenga Coal Mines, Accounts Assistant

Company Announcements 

Globe Metals & Mining, September Quarterly Activities Report, 30 October 2015

Globe Metals & Mining, September Quarterly Cashflow Report, 30 October 2015

Mkango Resources, Mkango Renews Thambani Licence And Provides Corporate Update On Dual Listing And Current Activities, 27 October 2015

Mkango Resources, Mkango Closes Private Placement Raising a Total of C$1,125,000, 20 October 2015

Globe Metals & Mining, Annual Report 2015, 7 October 2015

Mining in Malawi Blog Posts

Technical File: A Comparative Study of Malawi’s Mining Sector with Some Mining Countries – Mining & Trade Review (October 2015), 31 October 2015

Geological remapping to commence in 2016 – Mining & Trade Review (October 2015), 30 October 2015

Globe Metals & Mining wants royalties scraped as negotiates Agreement with Malawi – Mining & Trade Review (October 2015), 29 October 2015

Celebration of Malawi’s Approval as a Candidate Country for the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, 28 October 2015

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Board Approves Malawi’s Application to Join Global Transparency Initiative, 22 October 2015

Donors caution Malawi against expecting instant mining benefits – Mining & Trade Review (October 2015), 17 October 2015

Mzimba gemstone miner to scale up value addition- Mining & Trade Review (October 2015), 15 October 2015

Consultancy Opportunity: End of Project Evaluation for Malawi Mining Governance Projects (Tilitonse Fund, 16 October 2015), 13 October 2015

Eye on Malawi’s EITI: Using the EITI for Reform – Mining & Trade Review (October 2015), 12 October 2015

Applications Open for Australia Awards for Malawian students in the Extractives, 9 October 2015

Politics of Malawi’s Oil – Mining & Trade Review (October 2015), 7 October 2015

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