Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: May 2016

Link Roundup Mining in Malawi

May 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

Cement output cut by over 50%, Yohane Symon, The Daily Times, 25 May 2016

Malawi‘s Kanyika Niobium Mining project flops as landless communities demand compensation, Lloyd M’bwana, The Maravi Post, 25 May 2016

Mutharika goes soft on Lake Malawi row, Joseph Dumbula, Malawi24, 20 May 2016

Mutharika refuses to budge on Lake Malawi: Talks of ‘amicable solution’ with TanzaniaNyasa Times, Wanga Gwede, 20 May 2016

Malawi intercepts Tanzania boat, arrests 16, Josephine Chinele, The Daily Times, 19 May 2016

Uladi should pay K7bn for being reckless : Attorney General  says miner’s lawsuit to Malawi govt should be directed to PP leaderNyasa Times, 14 May 2016

Malawi impound Tanzanian boat, arrest 16 : Magufuli deploying 3 ships on disputed Lake Malawi, Tiwonge Kumwenda, Nyasa Times, 14 May 2016

Govt wants Uladi to pay miner K7bn, Edwin Nyirongo, The Nation, 14 May 2016

Malawi coal on death bed, Rex Chikoko, The Nation, 14 May 2016

Tanzania deploying 3 ships on Lake Malawi, Josephine Chinele, The Daily Times, 14 May 2016

Malawians  being duped on oil exploration and drilling deals –  Activist MfitiNyasa Times, 12 May 2016

Chinese miner warned on Malawi uranium mine at KayerekelaNyasa Times, 11 May 2016

Malawi holds enormous bounty of rare earths – Report, Luke Bisani, Malawi24, 10 May 2016

LafargeHolcim invests K300m in new technology, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 9 May 2016

Lafarge unveils modern K305m packing machine, Taonga Sabola, The Daily Times, 9 May 2016

Malawian Blogs & Music

President Mutharika Happy with MCA Energy Compact Project, State House, 10 May 2016

Data on Lake Malawi – Population and Biodiversity, The Maru Lake Malawi Research Station

International Media

Rare Earths Market 2016 Q&A With Ryan Castilloux, Teresa Match, Investing News Network, 30 May 2016

World Bank Boosts Southern Africa Efforts to Fight TB & Lung Disease, World Bank Group, 26 May 2016

Protection Vessels International: Weekly Maritime Security Report, Hellenic Shipping News, 19 May 2016

Malawi: updates on energy compact projectESI Africa, 11 May 2016

Africa Mining Vision workshop on capacity building and transparent contract negotiation comes to Malawi, UNECA/AMDC, 25 May 2016

Workshop to communicate on the Africa Mining Vision process in Malawi, UNECA/AMDC, 25 May 2016

UDM asks public protector to probe action on PIC’s SacOildeal, Buchule Raba, Times Live, 13 May 2016

Miners’ exploitation: A legacy of unfulfilled promises, Chrispin Inambao, New Era, 12 May 2016

Paladin posts Q3 loss despite Langer Heinrich performing well, Henry Lazenby, Mining Weekly, 10 May 2016

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa may witness weak economic growth in 2016 – IMFChukwudi Eze-Kanu, Today, 8 May 2016

Another Mozambique coal railway project develops, while country is hit by debt scandal, Keith Campbell, Mining Weekly, 6 May 2016

Protection Vessels International: Weekly Maritime Security Report, Hellenic Shipping News, 5 May 2016

Malawian Media – Business and Economy

Firm forecasts hostile tax regime, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 29 May 2016

Brave budget, Suzgo Khunga, The Nation, 28 May 2016

Bold budget, Ephraim Munthali, The Nation, 28 May 2016

Indian power company plans k10bn investment, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 25 May 2016

Chinese envoy gets down to work, Yvonnie Sundu, The Nation, 19 May 2016

Poor start mars Malawi International Trade Fair, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 19 May 2016

APM says Malawi moving from aid to trade, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 18 May 2016

Bill to create independent environmental authorityThe Daily Times, 17 May 2016

Global energy firm courts Escom, private sector, Precious Chilundu, The Nation, 12 May 2016

Financiers’ forum attracts more investment pledges, William Kumwembe, The Daily Times, 11 May 2016

‘Government committed to table ATI Bill’, MANA, The Times, 10 May 2016

150 local companies to attend MIF financiers meetThe Nation, 6 May 2016

Company Announcements 

Mkango Resources, Placing of 30,303,030 Placing Shares at a price of 3.3 pence per share and Admission of the Common Shares to trading on AIM and issue of 1 Placing Warrant for each Placing Share, 31 May 2016

Mkango Resources, Mkango Resources Issues Schedule 1 Pre-Admission Announcement in Relation to Admission to AIM, 31 May 2016

Mkango Resources, Management Discussion & Analysis, 26 May 2016

Mkango Resources, Mkango Resources Raises £1m (C$1.9m) In Oversubscribed Placing, Conditional On Admission To Aim, 24 May 2016

Mkango Resources, Mkango Resources Announces Placing To Raise £1 Million In Conjunction With Dual Listing On The London Stock Exchange, 18 May 2016

Paladin Energy, March Quarter 2016 Conference Call and Investor Update Presentation, 10 May 2016

Paladin Energy, 31 March 2016 Interim Financial Report and MD&A, 10 May 2016

Paladin Energy, Third Quarter Conference Call and Investor Update, 4 May 2016

Government Announcements

President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika, State Of The Nation Address Here:”Towards Recovery and Sustainable Socio-Economic Development”, 20 May 2016

Leader of Opposition, Rev Dr Lazarus Chakwera, Response to the State of the Nation Address, 23 May 2016

Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Goodall Gondwe, 2016/2017 Budget Statement, 27 May 2016

Mining in Malawi Blog Posts

Technical File with Grain Malunga: The Nature of Mining Contracts – Mining & Trade Review (May 2016), 27 May 2016

Malawi eyeing several interconnectors to solve power woes – Mining & Trade Review (May 2016), 25 May 2016

CEPA reports substantial progress in Mining Governance Project – Mining & Trade Review (May 2016), 20 May 2016

Editorial: Malawi needs sound policies to nurture local industries – Mining & Trade Review (May 2016), 18 May 2016

Aussie firm pens deal with Malawi’s Escom for 120MW power plant – Mining & Trade Review (May 2016), 16 May 2016

Eye on Malawi’s EITI: MWEITI and the Africa Mining Vision – Mining & Trade Review (May 2016), 13 May 2016

Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: April 2016, 11 May 2016

Malawi Government slammed! Policies threatening local cement and coal industries – Mining & Trade Review (May 2016), 9 May 2016

Reports and Publications

State of Conservation: Lake Malawi National Park, UNESCO, 2016


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