Tags: Bright Msaka

Malawi extremely resource rich—survey

  Government on Thursday launched the nationwide high resolution airborne geographical survey data in Lilongwe, which has revealed that the country is sitting on ‘extremely’ vast reservoir of minerals. The launch follows an airborne geophysical survey involving magnetic, radiometric and gravity methods which was conducted between September 2013 and August 2014. The launch of the…

Msaka angers KA citizens

  Local leaders in Karonga have urged Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Bright Msaka not to blame the media for messing up the country’s emergent extractive industry, saying official secrecy is actually the sector’s worst enemy. The leaders were reacting to the remarks the minister made at a training workshop in Liwonde where…

Malawi eyes Sadc energy body

Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Bright Msaka says Malawi will be a member of the yet to be established Southern Africa Development Community (Sadc) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (Sacree) whose objective is to contribute towards increased access to modern energy services and improved energy security across the region. Msaka speaking…

Plastic manufacturers to lay off 5 000 July end

Plastic manufacturers in Blantyre have said about 5 000 people could lose their jobs following government’s enforcement of the production, importation, distribution and use of thin plastics in the country. Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Bright Msaka is on record to have said government gave companies enough time to prepare and would proceed…

Mutharika accuses JB of assassination plot

Fired-up President Peter Mutharika yesterday tore apart his arrest on treason charges under the Joyce Banda administration as a “concoction and total rubbish” and further claimed an assassination attempt was made on his life while in police custody. Addressing a political rally for his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) at Masintha ground in Lilongwe, Mutharika further…