Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) has rolled out the construction of a 10Megawatt Solar Power Project in Salima.
The project, which is expected to take 18 months, is the first phase of scalable 20MW solar power plant that will be implemented in two phases of 10MW each.
Speaking when … Read More
Donors are furious with the Malawi government over delays to kick start construction of Mzuzu Airport despite feasibility study funds being made available.
Officials from OPEC Fund for International Development (Ofid) are accusing the government of failing to utilise a K350 million (US$350,000) grant for Mzuzu airport feasibility study.
Ofid … Read More
Former presidents Dr. Bakili Muluzi and Dr. Joyce Banda on Wednesday launched construction works of houses for survivors of Tropical Cyclone Freddy in the area of Sub Traditional Authority (ST/A) Phelemwe in Phalombe.
The houses will be constructed under the Tigwirane Manja Campaign, which President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera launched … Read More
Access to clean water is one of the basic human needs. This is why there are concerted efforts by both State and non-State actors to ensure that everyone has access to safe water supply.
Such initiatives are also being implemented in line with Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number six, which … Read More
It has become a common practice for Malawians to own a solar power system for household, institutional, and commercial use.
However, the utilization of solar energy has come with numerous problems, including the low quality of systems consumers use.
Substandard systems come in two ways: low-quality system components and poor … Read More
Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) handed over the land to SR Nicholas Building Contracting Company for the construction of the Centre for Agricultural Transformation (CAT) facility at the Natural Resources College (NRC) campus in the capital Lilongwe.
CAT facility which is 20km from Lilongwe town, will be … Read More
The effects of a cyclone have once again incapacitated the energy sector as Freddy destroyed infrastructure for Muloza Hydro Power Station which was supplying 3.4 megawatts (MW) of power catering for over 2,800 rural households in Phalombe, Mulanje, and Thyolo.
The plant was commissioned by the Electricity Supply Corporation of … Read More
Mayor for the City of Lilongwe, Councilor Richard Banda says the council is committed in making infrastructural advancements in the Capital in a bid to improve its outlook.
He pledged in Lilongwe during a press briefing where he said among other things the Council intends to complete the construction as … Read More
Water and Sanitation Minister Abida Mia has asked water and sanitation experts to provide accurate and honest information on water access rates in the country.
Mia said the cholera outbreak has exposed gaps in the management of water issues in the country.
“We need to determine the exact rates of … Read More
Minister of Transport and Public Works, Jacob Hara, has said road construction works by government will resume when the rains the country is experiencing subside.
Hara said all the resources are available and that roads like the M1 and M5, the six-lane Kenyatta Drive and the dual-carriage way from Crossroads … Read More
Malawi’s government through the Ministry of Health has embarked on the implementation of the 5s Kaizen approach for quality improvement of the physical working environment in the country’s health facilities.
Launching the Seminar in Lilongwe, Minister of Health, Khumbize Kandodo the aid 5s approach optimizer empowers organizations to provide high-quality … Read More
President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera has arrived in Washington DC, US to sign the much-awaited US$350 million Millennium Challenge Corporation compact which is to give a facelift to the country’s infrastructure development.
The US embassy says the US ambassador to Malawi, ambassador Young met President Chakwera in Washington DC on Tuesday … Read More
Energy-deficient Malawi has disclosed plans to achieve 100 percent energy access by 2030. The ambition comes at a time the latest Energy Progress Report 2022 released by the World Bank has indicated that electricity access in Malawi stands at 15 percent against a population of 19 million people.
This is … Read More
The Roads Fund Administration (RFA) has revealed that three more cost entryways will be built for this present year in the focal and northern districts.
RFA representative, Masauko Ngwaluko, let the neighborhood media know that Jenda in Mzimba, Mchinji, and Salima are the likely regions for the development of the … Read More
Malawi Government has handed over the construction of the K69 billion Marka-Bangula Railway line project to the contractor, China Railway Bureau Group 20 fondly known as CR20.
The ceremony took place at the Malawi Mozambique border at Marka in Nsanje where Principal Secretary for the Ministry of Transport and Public … Read More
Malawi Government has identified a site where the Orton Chirwa International Airport will be constructed in the city of Mzuzu. The location for the proposed airport will be at Lusangazi.
According to Deputy Minister of Lands, Deus Gumba, projects like these are in alignment with Malawi Vision 2063 which is … Read More
Malawi Minister of Transport and Public Works, Jacob Hara, has warned that his ministry will soon start taking to court contractors who produce substandard work on the roads of Malawi.
The decision comes after the nation has witness so many serious problem from contractors handling different projects in the country.… Read More
Electricity Generation Company (Egenco) says it needs about K18 billion to restore and repair the damage at Kapichira Hydro Power Station which supplies about 129.6 megawatts (MW) to the national grid.
Egenco chief executive officer William Liabunya said this on Saturday during a tour at the station by the … Read More