Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: August 2016

Link Roundup Mining in Malawi

August 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

Mining sector courts further investments, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 26 August 2016

Communities Mad At Mining Firms, Norbert Mzembe, Capital Radio FM, 22 August 2016

Mystery payment to Malawi govt related to oil, gas concessionsNyasa Times, 22 August 2016

Mkango Resources CEO says Malawi is a serious mining destinationNyasa Times, 22 August 2016

Activist slams Msaka on Lake Malawi oil extraction: Is this our shared Vision?, Dan Msowoya, Nyasa Times, 19 August 2016

Undule to carry out mass sensitisation on Malawi oil exploration, Tiwonge Kumwenda, Nyasa Times, 18 August 2016

Geophysical data reveals exploration targets in Phalombe, Caroline Kandiero, The Daily Times, 16 August 2016

Government wants Nyala Mines licence cancelled, Golden Matonga, The Nation, 14 August 2016

Malawi seeks to mine a fortune out of its earthMANA in The Daily Times, 13 August 2016

Mining needs skillful scientists—expert, Holyce Kholowa, The Nation, 12 August 2016

Vale awaits government nod in Mitsui deal, Taonga Sabola, The Daily Times, 11 August 2016

Minister Msaka rejects warning on Malawi oil exploration: ‘Anxiety unfounded’, Wanga Gwede, Nyasa Times, 11 August 2016

Experts warn on oil exploration, Josephine Chinele, The Daily Times, 9 August 2016

Govt cautioned on Lake Malawi oil explorationMalawi24, 8 August 2016

World Heritage centre warns Malawi over oil exploration: Mfiti says Lake Malawi should be protectedNyasa Times, 8 August 2016

Lack of capital, expertise chocks coal industry, Joseph Mwale, The Nation, 5 August 2016

Nobium Mining Yet To Commence In Malawi, Kelvin Tembo, Capital FM Malawi, 2 August 2016

Malawi: Mining an Economic Opportunity for Malawi, Maston Kaiya, MANA, 1 August 2016

Malawi Govt cools Kanyika residents tempers, Thula Chisamba, Malawi24, 1 August 2016

International Media

Watchdogs suspicious of mysterious Malawi oil paymentsInterfax Global Energy, 23 August 2016

Joyce Banda allegedly implicated in mystery payment related to oil, gas concessions, Collins Mtika, amaBhungane, 22 August 2016

Paladin Energy Ltd receives Speculative Buy, A$0.35 target from Perth-broker, Proactive Investors, 22 August 2016

Malawi starts providing mineral digital data, Gregory Gondwe, Biztechafrica, 16 August 2016

Malawi: Chances of exploring for oil and gas in Lake Malawi still uncertain, Anita Fatunji, Ecofin Agency, 16 August 2016

Malawi aligns mining policy to Africa Mining VisionAfrica Review of Business and Technology, 15 August 2016

Doubts persist over Lake Malawi exploration, Miriam Malek, Interfax Global Energy, 15 August 2016

Malawi reviews mining act to unlock mineral potentialMining Review, 15 August 2016

Minister Rejects UNESCO Warning about Lake Malawi Oil ExplorationOoskaNews, 12 August 2016

East Africa’s LNG race, John Roper, Oil & Gas Financial Journal, 11 August 2016

Malawi aligns its Mining Policy to the AMVUNECA, 12 August 2016

Mkango Resources’ Songwe Hill has the rare earths X-factorMining Review Africa, 8 August 2016

UAE company has its eye on gas supply from Malawi, Gavin du Venage, The National, 1 August 2016

East Africa’s LNG: The Global Race Intensifies, Emily Jarvis, Africa Outlook, 1 August 2016

Closure of Vale/Mitsui & Co. agreement on Mozambique expected in SeptemberMacauhub, 1 August 2016

Malawian Media – Business and Economy

Malawi receives K28bn in remittances in 2015, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 24 August 2016

Inflation rate Rises to 23.5%, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 22 August 2016

IPPs pricing to have a cap—Govt, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 11 August 2016

Water shortage in Lilongwe hits industry—MCCCI, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 10 August 2016

Govt lacks strategic direction on fiscal policy—Experts, Precious Kumbani, The Nation, 9 August 2016

World Bank rates Malawi highly on trade, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 5 August 2016

Shareholders pump life into CEAR operations, Taonga Sabola, The Daily Times, 5 August 2016

Company Announcements 

Mkango Resources, Mkango Releases Financial Statements And Management’s Discussion And Analysis For The Period Ending June 30, 2016, 31 August 2016

Paladin Energy, June 2016 Full Year Conference Call Presentation, 24 August 2016

Paladin Energy, 2016 Annual Report, 24 August 2016

Intra Energy, Addendum to the June 2016 Quarterly Activities Report, 15 August 2016

Mkango Resources, Airborne Survey Highlights Rare Earths Exploration Targets In The Phalombe Licence, 9 August 2016

Mining in Malawi Blog Posts

Technical File with Grain Malunga: Graphite in Malawi – Mining & Trade Review (August 2016), 31 August 2016

Chamber of Mines calls on Malawians to invest in mining – Mining & Trade Review (August 2016), 28 August 2016

Mkango Resources and Nyala Mines respond to Norwegian Church Aid study on community experiences of mining in Malawi, 30 August 2016

Malawian CSOs drilled in corporate social responsibility norms in mining – Mining & Trade Review (August 2016), 26 August 2016

Mkango shines on corporate social responsibility in Phalombe, Malawi – Mining & Trade Review (August 2016), 23 August 2016

Eye on Malawi’s EITI: Increasing transparency in the management of rights to Malawi’s minerals – Mining & Trade Review (August 2016), 21 August 2016

Stakeholders bemoan delays in enacting new Malawi Mines Law – Mining & Trade Review (August 2016), 19 August 2016

Oil Exploration in Lake Malawi – What Does It Mean for Malawi? Timveni TV [Video], 15 August 2016

Police brutality! Business Captains Cry Foul and Mining Journalist Harassed – Mining & Trade Review (August 2016), 12 August 2016

Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: July 2016, 11 August 2016

Malawi’s Mining Cadstre Portal now online – Take a look at Malawi’s active mining licences, 10 August 2016

Chamber of Mines and Energy Malawi elects Council, 4 August 2016

Paladin and Nyala Mining Agreements with Malawi Government are now public and available for download, 3 August 2016


Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, Malawi: Report raises human rights concerns including workers’ safety in mining areas; Mkango Resources & Nyala Mines respond, August 2016


One response to “Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: August 2016

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