Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: March 2016

Link Roundup Mining in Malawi

March 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

‘Kim’ Pokani Kaunda releases new single ‘Lake Malawi’, Chibambiso Mhango, Nyasa Times, 27 March 2016

Malawi pushes for best mining deals, Sam Chunga, The Nation, 24 March 2016

Govt appeals K69.5bn order in favour of SA geologist, Mercy Malikwa, The Nation, 23 March 2016

Malawi mineral-gate scandal: K69.5bn awarded to South African geologist – paper ‘buries’ story, Thom Chiumia, Nyasa Times, 21 March 2016

Malawi relax cement imports to benefit consumerNyasa Times, 21 March 2016

Court awards SA geologist K69.5bn, Mercy Malikwa, The Nation, 21 March 2016

CCJP to impart knowledge to Malawian communities, Nobert Mzembe, Capital FM Radio, 17 March 2016

Chaponda trivialises mediation on Malawi, Tanzania lake row: Says ICJ was ideal, Owen Khamula, Nyasa Times, 13 March 2016

Chiefs summon Karonga youth activist for branding them ‘bootlickers’, demand apology, Tiwonge Kumwenda, Nyasa Times, 12 March 2016

Seven investors buy geophysical data, Martha Chirambo, The Nation, 11 March 2016

Kanyika mine residents to drag govt, Globe Metals to court, Luke Bisani, Malawi24, 10 March 2016

Malawi, France to launch $12 mil mapping of geological resources, Gladys Kamakanda Nyasa Times, 9 March 2016

Lake Malawi row blamed on Joyce Banda, Victoria Milanzi, Malawi24, 9 March 2016

Lake Malawi oil licences retained, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 8 March 2016

Mining company irks Church and Society, Nobert Mzembe, Capital FM Radio, 4 March 2016

Malawi seeks fair returns from mining investments – The Maravi Post, Tenson Zobo, The Maravi Post, 4 March 2016

Malawi survival lies in taxing corporation: Seeks fair returns from mining investments, Zawadi Chilunga, Nyasa Times, 4 March 2016

Shayona hails mining indaba, Taonga Sabola, The Daily Times, 2 March 2016

Malawian Blogs & Music

Kim, Lake Malawi [song], 18 March 2016

CFJ in Lima, Peru: Publish What You Pay Global Assembly and Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Global ConferenceCitizens for Justice, 8 March 2016

International Media

Mystery firm promotes Moz-Malawi-Zambia-Congo pipeline projectZitamar News, 30 March 2016

The Rise of Investor-State Dispute Settlement in the Extractive SectorsKinda Mohamadieh and Daniel Uribe, Inter Press Service, 28 March 2016

Botswana, Malawi Sign Agreement On Avoidance of Double Taxation, Portia Ikgopoleng, Botswana Daily News, 16 March 2016

Huge injection to fight TB in minesThe Citizen, 1 March 2016

Malawian Media – Business and Economy

Mutharika visiting UK in April: To speak at London School of EconomicsNyasa Times, 30 March 2016

Chamber takes on foreign investors, Martha Chirambo, The Nation, 30 March 2016

Malawi passes IMF test, Alick Ponje, The Nation, 24 March 2016

New RBM forex trading guidelines, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 23 March 2016

Govt fails to table Information Bill as Malawi Parliament adjourns sine dieNyasa Times, 18 March 2016

MPs reject amendments to corruption law, Macdonald Thom, The Daily Times, 18 March 2016

February inflation eases to 23.4%, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 18 March 2016

APM Statement At The Launch Of Buy Malawi Strategy:This Is An Oath Of Patriotism Pledged To Our CountryMalawi Voice, 18 March 2016

Nacala port to unlock business opportunities, Chikondi Chiyembekeza, The Nation, 17 March 2016

Nacala transit time reduced 50 percent, Taonga Sabola, The Daily Times, 17 March 2016

Malawi drafts new cyber laws to control social medianews24, 16 March 2016

Tying ‘Best Buy Malawian’ Campaign to Three National PillarsState House Malawi, 16 March 2016

Malawi, Mozambique strategic neighbours, Thom Khanje, The Daily Times, 9 March 2016

Malawi, others yet to ratify TFTA agreement, Grace Thipa, The Daily Times, 9 March 2016

Malawi govt must pay K30bm private sector debt – MP, Owen Khamula, Nyasa Times, 9 March 2016

Malawi, Mozambique agree to tackle hurdles, Thom Khanje, The Daily Times, 7 March 2016

Escom disaster recovery, business plan ready in 18 months, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 7 March 2016

Malawi can raise more from corporate taxMANA – The Nation, 5 March 2016

Malawi delegation in Mozambique to discuss trade, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 3 March 2016

Company Announcements 

Globe Metals & Mining, Half Year Accounts 2015/2016, 15 March 2016


CPL Mchenga Coal Mines Ltd, Human Resources Officer

Paladin Africa Ltd, Security Guard Jobs 

Mining in Malawi Blog Posts

Malawi’s Ministry of Industry and Trade Ups Investment Promotion Drive [Interview] – Mining & Trade Review (March 2016), 31 March 2016

Malcoal suspends Nkhachira mining operations in Malawi – Mining & Trade Review (March 2016), 30 March 2016

Nedbank Malawi flies corporate customer to international mining indaba – Mining & Trade Review (March 2016), 29 March 2016

How to join the Malawi Chamber of Mines and Energy, 22 March 2016

Interview with Geologist and Managing Director of Malawian Company Akatswiri Mineral Resources, 18 March 2016

Grain Malunga’s Technical File: Kangankunde Carbonatite in Malawi – Mining & Trade Review (March 2016), 16 March 2016

Jobs (3): Malawi Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative National Secretariat, 14 March 2016

Open for Malawians to Apply: Regional Training Workshop on Quarry Management of Dimension Stones and Construction Materials (EU-UNDP), 11 March 2016

Eye on Malawi’s EITI: MWEITI at the EITI Global Conference in Lima, Peru – Mining & Trade Review (March 2016), 10 March 2016

Artisanal Mining Training Centre established by Northern Region Miners in Malawi, 10 March 2016

Lake Malawi and oil exploration: Times TV’s Brian Banda interviews activist Godfrey Mfiti [Video], 4 March 2016


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