Internship Program: A Game-changer For The Malawian Youth

The inverse proportion of the literacy levels against the available employment opportunities in Malawi plays negatively for the Malawian youths. The Malawian educational system is releasing more and more youths that the employment system cannot effectively absorb. For the Malawian youth, his/her opportunities are further challenged by the lack of prior apprenticeship as well as […]

Internship Program: A Game-changer For The Malawian Youth

The inverse proportion of the literacy levels against the available employment opportunities in Malawi plays negatively for the Malawian youths. The Malawian educational system is releasing more and more youths that the employment system cannot effectively absorb. For the Malawian youth, his/her opportunities are further challenged by the lack of prior apprenticeship as well as […]

Escom secretly hikes electricity tariffs by 7 %

Escom secretly hikes electricity tariffs by 7 % BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-The country’s utility body, Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom), has quietly hiked the electricity tariff by seven percent as consumers await the approval of a 60 percent electricity tariff hike. This means that K1,000, which was buying 18.5 units as at July 14 2018, is now […]

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Economist Intelligence Unit projects economic slowdown

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) says it expects the local economy to swell by 4.1 percent in 2017, down from 4.4 percent in 2017. According to Nico Asset Managers’ February 2018 Economic Brief, EIU’s downward revision emanates from the likely reduction in maize output this season, expected slow growth in tobacco production and the industrial […]

Economic sacrifice not for the poor only

In the Bible, specifically Matthew Chapter 23, verses 2 to 4, the founder of Christianity, Jesus Christ taught his followers to be wary of the teachers of law—the Pharisees and Scribes— admonishing them to take note of their debilitating hypocrisy. The Lord taught that these teachers of the Law of Moses bind up heavy loads […]

Malawi economy needs a Donald Trump—MCCCI

The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) says Malawi needs a leader of US President Donald Trump’s calibre to help bring the ailing economy back to its feet. In its inaugural edition of its monthly economic update, The Business Perspective, MCCCI says what Trump is implementing as part of his Tramponomics should […]

Economic situation affect share trading

The Malawi Stock Exchange (MSE) has attributed the local bourse’s poor performance in the first quarter of the year 2016 to poor economic environment that affected incomes and businesses in the country. A latest performance report from MSE shows that the market was bearish in the first three months of the year as it registered […]