Malawian insurance firm, Nico General Insurance, with immediate effect, will start insuring BlackBerry and Samsung mobile phone handsets under an insurance package called Cellsure.
By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 27 Jul 2012 13:49
Telecoms Networks Malawi (TNM) Limited has announced that it will be increasing base tariff by an average of 19.5% from 1 August 2012 in order to be able to fulfill its plans to expand its coverage and upgrading the older infrastructure by investing more that US$20 million per annum over the next five years.
By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 26 Jul 2012 10:21
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011 09:36
TransUnion, a global credit and information management organisation, has acquired majority shareholding in CRB Holdings Limited, signifying its bold expansion steps into Africa.
By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 28 Oct 2011 11:19
BLANTYRE, MALAWI: Last week Thusday, 29 September 2011 was a special day for local investors when Old Mutual Malawi launched its new subsidiary company, Old Mutual Unit Trust Company.
By Gregory Gondwe 5 Oct 2011 10:02
One of Malawi's two mobile phone companies, Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (TNM), which is incorporated in Malawi as a licensed mobile telecommunications operator has announced a 23% growth which the company has attributed to various innovative product offerings and promotions.
By Gregory Gondwe 12 Sep 2011 10:14
CAPE TOWN: The first phase of setting up a free trade area across 26 countries in Africa is expected to come into effect in three years, trade and industry minister Rob Davies said on Monday, 13 June 2011.
14 Jun 2011 12:00
Malawi's position paper presented at the 10th African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) forum in Lusaka, Zambia has asked the US government to simplify its import approval procedures - without in any way sacrificing safety - in order to facilitate greater trade from Africa.
By Gregory Gondwe 13 Jun 2011 12:55
A billion Africans and 50 million bank accounts. In South Africa, credit cards are used by only 16.5% of the population (2008). No African country comes close to 1% of total retail spend spent online - the magic figure which constitutes the tipping point for digital retail growth (in SA, ecommerce has a 0.4% share of the retail market, while in countries such as Egypt and Nigeria, the figure stands at 0.01%). No wonder, then, that the ecommerce market in Africa hasn't bloomed.
By Herman Manson: @marklives 12 May 2011 18:55
If there were any doubts that the future of tobacco, which is Malawi's top forex earner, is bleak, this year's goings at the country's tobacco auction floors have strengthened this case. Over 70% of Malawi's annual foreign exchange is accrued through tobacco exports while government also rakes in over 40% of its taxes and fees revenue from the crop.
By Gregory Gondwe 7 Apr 2011 10:52
Malawi has set up new exchange controls as a strategic way of ensuring adequate utilisation of its foreign exchange reserves.
By Gregory Gondwe 11 Jan 2010 07:07
South African retail broking company Broll is expanding into other African countries. The Broll footprint includes Namibia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria and most recently Mauritius and plans are underway to expand further into other African markets, according to Broll director of retail, Hilton Dukes.
10 Sep 2009 08:11
Kanengo Tobacco Processing Ltd (KTPL) has opened its doors in Lilongwe, Malawi with an investment of K4bn, becoming the country's third largest tobacco processing company after Limbe Leaf Tobacco Company and Alliance One Tobacco.
By Gregory Gondwe 13 Aug 2009 08:26
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