Trade reforms to improve FDI

Reforms that the government is implementing, to improve infrastructure and business environment, have potential to attract investors in all sectors of the economy.

Speaking at the Commonwealth Headquarters in London, Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Henry Mussa, said the reforms are aimed at improving the competitiveness of the country in attracting foreign direct investment (FDI).

The meeting was hosted by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC).

Information Technology and Network Officer

Location: Blantyre
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary: N/A
Job deadline: 27th September, 2017
Company: Malawi Stock Exchange Limited

Malawi Stock Exchange Limited is looking for a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Information Technology and Network Officer tenable in Blantyre,

Purpose of the Job

ICT Technician

Location: Lilongwe
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary: N/A
Job deadline: 22nd September, 2017
Company: SMEDI

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of ICT Technician tenable at SMEDI Head Office in Lilongwe.

Applicants must have the following qualifications and attributes:

Business Manager

Location: Lilongwe
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary: N/A
Job deadline: 22nd September, 2017
Company: Wealthnet Finance

Centre Coordinator

Location: Lilongwe
Employment Type: Full-time
Salary: N/A
Job deadline: 23rd September, 2017
Company: Banja La Mtsogolo (BLM)

BACKGROUND

K150mn Budget for ICAM Conference

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi (ICAM) has set a budget of K150 million for its upcoming lakeshore conference slated for September 21 to 23 in Mangochi District.

ICAM Chief Executive Officer Francis Gondwe disclosed this to BizMalawi on Friday when National Bank presented a cheque of K2 million for the function.

Gondwe thanked the bank for the gesture, saying the conference is of great significance to the accounting profession in Malawi.

Times Group to host Old Mutual programme

Old Mutual Malawi on Friday unveiled a new programme to focus on investment, personal finance management and insurance.

The programme, christened ‘Three Anchors’, will be airing on Times Television and Times radio.

Launching the programme, Old Mutual Malawi Group Chief Executive Officer, Edith Jiya, said an informed society is key to the development of the local economy.

“As Old Mutual Malawi, we feel we have the responsibility to help Malawians understand how they could manage personal finances so that they grow their wealth.

Nico Life donates K2m to National Council for Higher Education

Nico Life has donated K2 million to the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) to support the council’s Annual General Meeting to take place in Mangochi from August 7 to 10.

Presenting the donation, Nico Life Manager responsible for Individual Business, Steven Kanyoza, said Nico Life values the role NCHE is playing in promote tertiary education.

“It is in this light that we thought of sponsoring the NCHE conference,” he said.

NCHE acting Chief Executive Officer, Martha Mondiwa, thanked Nico Life for the donation.

Malawi govt offers incetive regime for investors, 10-year tax holiday, duty free – Minister Mussa

Investors coming to Malawi can find a favourable incentive regime that includes tax holiday for 10 years and extra breaks virtually allowing them to open factories without additional costs, Industry, Trade and Tourism Minister Henry Mussa.

 

National Bank of Malawi funds bankers’ indaba

Malawi Stock Exchange (MSE)-listed National Bank of Malawi (NBM) on Tuesday made a donation of K3 million to go towards preparations for this year’s Bankers Association of Malawi (Bam) Annual General Meeting.

NBM General Manager and Head of Wholesale Banking Division, Harold Jiya, made a symbolic cheque presentation to Bam officials at the bank’s head offices in Blantyre.

Jiya said NBM decided to make the donation because the conference will address some of the challenges banks in the country are facing.