The struggling Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc)’s financial position continues to weaken following revelations that the parastatal incurred a loss of K1.7 billion (about $4.5m) in the 2011/12 financial year, according to a 2013 government annual economic report.

The Consumers Association of Malawi (Cama) is today petitioning Parliament—currently transacting the 2013/14 National Budget business in Lilongwe—on issues it feels President Joyce Banda’s administration has failed to address after petitioning it on January 17 this year.

People of Likoma Island, an exclave of Malawi can now afford a smile following confirmation that MV Ilala is back on the Lake Malawi waters and is fully functional. Likoma Island is the larger of two inhabited islands in Lake Malawi, the smaller being the nearby Chizumulu.