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Malawi: worrying second wave of Covid-19

Malawi is now swept away by a new wave of rapid spread of Covid-19. In this country which was relatively spared from the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, this scourge is rapidly overwhelming the health system. In the first weeks of January 2021, the number of people confirmed with the disease...
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Malawi: state of health disaster, National Bank’s contribution

Following the declaration of the state of disaster by President Lazarus Chakwera on January 12, 2021, National Bank of Malawi contributed 70 million KK (kwacha, approximately US $ 3.85 million) to the fight against the pandemic of Covid-19. This sum was split between a participation of KK 10 million in...
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Malawi: NBS Bank launches its e-commerce platform

NBS Bank, listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange, has just launched an e-commerce platform, implemented by Network International, one of the leading facilitators of digital commerce in Africa and the Middle East. The N-GeniusTM online payment method will enable this leading commercial bank in Malawi to offer its customers a...
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Malawi: National Bank of Malawi launches Insurance Premium Finance

National Bank of Malawi (NBM) has just put in place an insurance premium financing mechanism whereby the bank will pay annual insurance premiums on behalf of its clients, freeing their cash flow in the process. Confirmation to Blantyre by Oswin Kasunda, Head of Retail Banking at NBM, who clarified that...
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UN Four new African countries enter the Human Rights Council

The United Nations Human Rights Council renews 15 of its 47 member’ state 13th of October. Four African countries enter the institution: Ivory Coast, Malawi, Senegal, and Gabon. Africa is the most represented continent in this institution, with 13 state members, like Asia-Pacific. Note that Saudi Arabia is the only...
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 Call for projects L’Awief is launching a program to support women involved in the production of renewable energy

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has launched a new initiative “Enterprise Development for Women-Owned Ventures in Green Energy”. Funded by the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), the 12-month programme will support 70 women involved in renewable and green energy production in two African countries, Malawi and Nigeria .    ...
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Malawi heads for elections

Malawi is set to hold national elections on 21 May 2019 – for the sixth time since the multi-party system was introduced in 1994. Presidential, parliamentary and local government elections will be held at the same time. What looks like a shining example of democracy at work in one of...