Tags: BICC

Anti-gay messages dominate rain prayers

  Messages against homosexuality dominated the inter denominational prayers for the rains which were organised at Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) yesterday. During the prayers attended by delegates, including President Peter Mutharika, representatives of the donor community and opposition party leaders—the sermon in Chichewa given by Reverend Flackson Kuyama of the Seventh Day Adventist and…

Evolution of the bridal dance

  It is Saturday afternoon, December 28 2013, at Bingu International Conference Centre (Bicc) in Lilongwe where Francis and Priscilla’s wedding reception has reached a boiling point. All eyes in the hall are glued to the bridal party dance, which is energetic and electric on the red carpet leading to where the new wedded couple…

Knockout Malaria bout postponed

  The much anticipated Knock Out Malaria international boxing contest, which was set for September 26 at Bingu International Conference Centre (Bicc), has been postponed following a clash of events. The boxing contest, which has been organised by No Pain No Gain, was clashing with Lake of Stars music festival. boxing-ring-1024×690 No Pain No Gain…

Lilongwe only gig?

  Over a year after establishing themselves and proving to be one of the reliable events production and promotion companies in Malawi, Qoncept Creative achievements cannot be overemphasised. They have and continue to soar high as there shows have been better organised, much to the delight of Malawi’s entertainment enthusiasts. However, Qoncept Creative’s footprint remains…

Mzimba’s Ngoni invasion

The ‘war machine’ that invaded one of the most modern and cherished buildings in Malawi—the Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe last Friday—seemed ruthless to boot. The orchestrated foot-stomping reverberated throughout the massive hall, as the warrior-dancers exhibited crisp battle formations even as they pranced, teased, feigned and effected mock enemy killings with their…

MIF:PALADIN BEMOANS  UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

Dual-listed Paladin Energy Limited, through its subsidiary Paladin (Africa) Limited, which owns Kayelekera Uranium Mine (KUM) in Karonga, has pounced on Malawians for habouring “unrealistic” expectations from foreign mining investors. “One of the things that clearly comes out of our experience and that of Globe Metals and Mining is the level of misunderstanding in the…

CMST needs K40 bn to run

  The Central Medical Stores Trust (CMST) has said it needs K40 billion (US$88.9 million) annually to adequately perform all its functions. CMST board chairperson Evelyn Itimu said this in Lilongwe at the trust’s first annual general meeting (AGM) which was held at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) yesterday. She said the trust continues to…

Malawi hosts high level construction conference

The National Construction Industry Council (NCIC) is hosting a three day a fourth international construction conference at the Bingu International Conference Centre (Bicc) in Lilongwe which has attracted over 400 construction stakeholders from both within and outside Malawi. The conference, which was officially opened by Minister of Transport and Public Works Francis Kasaila yesterday, aims…

No business as usual in mining sector—Atupele

Malawi’s newly appointed Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Atupele Muluzi has said it is high time Malawi stopped the ‘business as usual’ approach in handling the mining sector, promising to change such attitude during his term of office. Muluzi said this at the Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe on Wednesday when…

Finance Minister Maxwell Mkwezalamba has said the African Development Bank (AfDB) portfolio (an aggregation of concession loans, grants and budget support) in Malawi is now valued at $1.2 billion (about K480 billion), including regional operations such as the Nacala Road Corridor Development Project. The Tunis-based bank has been supporting Malawi’s development efforts since the year…

Presidential Debate: Mutharika to miss first debate

Malawi’s opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Peter Mutharika has snubbed the first phase of the presidential debates to be held this evening at Bingu International Conference Centre in the capital, Lilongwe. Mutharika’s personal assistant Ben Phiri confirmed to The Nation saying his boss would miss today’s programme due to logistical challenges but will…