Icam urges Mips to fight corruption

  Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi (Icam) has advised procurement and supply chain management professionals to “crack the whip” on all those contravening the code of conduct for procurement and supply. Speaking at this year’s Malawi Institute of Procurement and Supply (Mips) annual dinner and dance in Blantyre on Friday, Icam president Henry Chowawa…

Limbe Leaf in forestry plantation drive

  In response to climate change and the demand for tobacco curing wood, Limbe Leaf Tobacco Company Limited has embarked on a commercial forestry plantation initiative on four leased farms in Kasungu District. The company has planted over one million trees since March 2014 to support flue cured smallholder tobacco production. Limbe Leaf forestry manager…

ETHCO in expansion drive, creates 100 jobs

Ethanol Company Limited (EthCo), a subsidiary of conglomerate Press Corporation Limited (PCL), is on an expansion drive to double production of ethanol from the current eight million litres to 17 million litres per year. The ethanol-producing company plans to construct a sugar processing mill on 14 hectares of land it has recently acquired. EthCo, together…

Team Nthakomwa wins PCL golf

  A team comprising golfers Moses Nthakomwa, Lincoln Bailey, Jeremiah Magaba and Agness Penemulungu emerged winners during this year’s Press Corporation Limited (PCL) invitational golf tournament played at Lilongwe Golf Club (LGC) on Sunday. Playing in stableford format, Team Nthakomwa was followed on second position by Team Hara comprising Sangwani Hara, Medson Roka, William Chimpeni…

Soche Anglican holds revival crusade

Soche Christ the King Anglican Church in Blantyre has organised a week-long revival crusade at Mlambalala Primary School ground from May 17 to 24 2015. The church’s priest-in-charge, Reverend Father Patrick Mapundula, said on Wednesday that the crusade has been organised for both Anglicans and non-Anglicans. “The crusade has been organised to preach the Gospel…

RBM okays MobiMax charge card

The Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) has given a nod to Malcom Limited, a local ICT company, to roll out its charge card services in the country. Malcom is expected to roll out its MobiMax charge card service, following a clearance by the central bank and the installation of point of sale (PoS) devices at…

Ethanol Company (EthCo) Limited, a subsidiary of conglomerate Press Corporation Limited (PCL) has obtained certification of its integrated safety, health environment and quality management system following a successful audit on its processes by a reputable internationally accreditation firm, NQA (Africa). EthCo has implemented an integrated management system based on the requirements of ISO 9001:2008(Quality Management),…

Luanar introduces gender studies degrees

The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Luanar) has introduced post-graduate and under-graduate programmes in gender studies following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the institution and the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare. The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Luanar) has introduced post-graduate and under-graduate programmes…