Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: September 2016

Link Roundup Mining in Malawi

September 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

Human Rights Watch report faults Malawi govt on abuse in mining: ‘They destroyed everything’, Judith Moyo, Nyasa Times, 29 September 2016

APM cautioned on Lake Malawi row, Lucky Mkandawire, The Nation, 29 September 2016

Mining report reveals human rights violations, Moses Chitsulo, The Daily Times, 28 September 2016

Unregulated promotion of mining in Malawi brings hazards and hardshipsThe Daily Times, 28 September 2016

Mining industry not benefiting Malawians – report, Bright Malenga, Malawi24, 28 September 2016

Report faults govt on human rights abuse in mining, Golden Matonga, The Nation, 28 September 2016

No let-up in cold war: Dr Kamuzu Banda and Mwalimu’s ghosts continue sparring over Lake Malawi, Wise One from the East The Maravi Post, 27 September 2016

Lake Malawi boundary should be handled with the seriousness it deserves, Steven Nhlane, The Nation, 24 September 2016

Law expert Kanyongolo tips Mutharika on Lake Malawi border dispute with Tanzania, John Paul Kayuni, Nyasa Times, 22 September 2016

APM, Magufuli talks deferred, L2cky Mkandawire, The Nation, 22 September 2016

Forget meeting Magufuli at the UN over Lake Malawi row – Mutharika told, Richard Jimu, Malawi24, 20 September 2016

Analyst faults African Union on Lake Malawi compromise, Whyghtone Kapsule, The Daily Times, 19 September 2016

Kanyongolo advises Mutharika on lake dispute, John Paul Kayuni, Malawi24, 19 September 2016

Cement Products Limited impresses Mining Minister with multi – million investments in Malawi, Arnold Namanja, MANA, 16 September 2016

Dangote fever hits, Grace Phiri, The Nation, 15 September 2016

Prophet Bushiri launches Shepherd Mining Ltd in Zambia ahead of  PSB network launch in South AfricaNyasa Times, 14 September 2016

APM to meet Magufuli over lake row, Lucy Mkandawire, The Nation, 14 September 2016

Silence of cemetery: L. Malawi dispute, Africanism, Yokoniya Chilanga, The Daily Times, 13 September 2016

Mutharika dates Tanzania’s Magufuli at UN as Lake Malawi border dispute rages onNyasa Times, 13 September 2016

African Union leaves it to Malawi, Tanzania, Macdonald Thom, The Daily Times, 12 September 2016

Malawians, Mozambicans fall out in Makanjira, Yohane Symon, The Daily Times, 12 September 2016

Sort out the mess over lake boundary first, Emmanuel Luciano, The Nation, 10 September 2016

Malawi fury over Tanzania new map ‘propaganda’ claiming portion of Lake Malawi: Magufuli and Mutharika faceoff, Thom Chiumia, NyasaTimes, 8 September 2016

Tanzania angers Malawi over new mapMalawi24, 7 September 2016

Teba ex-miners fail to access K1 billion, Bonnex Julius, The Daily Times, 7 September 2016

An unadulterated verity on the ‘mysterious’ payment to Malawi govt related to oil, gas concessions, Ndiza Mwafongo, Nyasa Tims, 7 September 2016

Government fooled again, Mandy Pondani, The Daily Times, 5 September 2016

Get a social license do not bulldoze development , demands activist Mfiti, Godfrey Mfiti, Nyasa Times, 5 September 2016

Should we go ahead drilling oil, gas on Lake Malawi? Watipatso Mzungu, The Nation, 2 September 2016

International Media

Malawi slammed over failure to protect people living in mining areas, Brian Ligomeka, News24, 30 September 2016

“Aiding” Canada’s Mining Companies, Yves Engler, Dissident Voice, 28 September 2016

Mining in Malawi brings forced evictions and ruined crops, report says, Kate Hodal, The Guardian, 27 September 2016

Witness: “The Mining Company Brought Me Problems”:Unregulated Promotion of Mining in Malawi Causing Hazards and Hardships, Birgit Schwartz, Human Rights Watch, 27 September 2016

British Government Backing Big Oil’s Plans For Drilling In Africa’s National Parks, EnergyDesk Staff (Lawrence CarterMaeve McClenaghaJoe Sandler Clarke), Mint Press News, 26 September 2016

Malawi: Mining Puts Residents at Risk: Urgent Need to Protect Rights of Lake Malawi Communities, Human Rights Watch, 27 September 2016

Professor contributes to new mining curriculum for Malawi, Cardiff University News23 September 2016

Uranium suppliers dig in for long haulWorld Nuclear News, 16 September 2016

Malawian Media – Business and Economy

Goodall eyes 30% spending cuts, Suzgo Khunga, The Nation, 27 September 2016

Malawi Investment Forum: time to write our story wellThe Daily Times, 27 September 2016

ESCOM split, Lucky Mkandawire, The Nation, 23 September 2016

Malawi energy minister says persistent blackouts ‘unacceptable’, Zawadi Chilunga, Nyasa Times, 21 September 2016

MCTU wants minimum wage to more than double, Christopher Jimu, The Nation, 19 September 2016

IMF wary over Malawi high inflation, bank interest rates, Owen Khamula, Nyasa Times, 17 September 2016

Mutharika assents to Land Bills, Paida Kadzakumanja, The Nation, 14 September 2016

Malawi told to brace for extended black out: Poised for ‘failed state’, Zawadi Chilunga, Nyasa Times, 13 September 2016

Malawi Kwacha depreciates 7% in eight months, William Kumwembe, The Daily Times, 8 September 2016

Peter Mutharika shakes up cabinet, Madalitso Musa, The Daily Times, 7 September 2016

Govt to upscale alternative power sources—Msaka, Christopher Jimu, The Nation, 5 September 2016

Over 50 investors to attend second Malawi Investment Forum, Audrey Kapalamula, The Daily Times, 2 September 2016

Company Announcements 

Intra Energy, Annual Financial Report, for year ended 30 June 2016, 30 September 2016

Sovereign Metals, Outstanding metallurgy with simple process flowsheet for Malingunde saprolite, 7 September 2016

Sovereign Metals, Drilling significantly increases scale of Malingunde Saprolite- Hosted Graphite Deposite, 5 September 2016

Mining in Malawi Blog Posts

Technical File (Grain Malunga): Uranium in Malawi – Mining & Trade Review (September 2016), 30 September 2016

Mining Minister Msaka pushes for sanity in Malawi’s ASM sector – Mining & Trade Review (September 2016), 29 September 2016

“They Destroyed Everything”: Human Rights Watch releases report on mining and human rights in Malawi, 29 September 2016

Event: Human Rights Watch to launch report ‘They Destroyed Everything’ Mining and Human Rights in Malawi (27 Sep 2016, Lilongwe), 22 September 2016

World Bank, EU fund geosciences curriculum review for Malawi’s tertiary institutions – Mining & Trade Review (September 2016), 20 September 2016

Communities anticipate benefits from Malawi’s new mining law – Mining & Trade Review (September 2016), 19 September 2016

Link Roundup for Extractive Industries in Malawi: August 2016, 15 September 2016

Malawi participates in first Africa Mining Vision Civil Society Forum in Nairobi, 14 September 2016

Rocks for Crops: Interview with Annock Chiwona, PhD Student and Chief Geologist in Malawi Geological Survey Department, 12 September 2016

SacOil reports progress on oil exploration in Chitipa, Malawi – Mining & Trade Review (September 2016), 9 September 2016

Malawi’s Youth Action Against Climate Change takes on illicit mining in Tchemba Forest, 6 September 2016

Who benefits from our resources? Malawi EITI starts work on beneficial ownership disclosure, 2 September 2016


Human Rights Watch, ‘They Destroyed Everything: Mining and Human Rights in Malawi‘, 27 September 2016



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