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28 Sep 2019 LILONGWE
Investigations have revealed that despite signing $400 million (about K300 billion) Salima- Lilongwe Waterway Project with Khato Civils, government is now no longer interested in the venture that could have taken water from Lake Malawi into homes in Lilongwe City and surrounding districts. This lack of interest has resulted in a mess as evidenced by frustrations raised by the contractor who, upon seeing the delay and lack of action on the part government, is now seeking compensation at a cost of $71...
29 Oct 2018 LILONGWE, Malawi
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has confirmed approval of a $15 Million USD grant from the African Development Fund for the Nkhata Bay Town Water Supply Project in Malawi.Nkhata Bay is a fast growing port town on Lake Malawi and is a link on the Mtwara development corridor that connects Malawi, Tanzania, and Zambia...
30 Oct 2017 NEW HAVEN CT
Africa has long looked to fish farming to help feed its burgeoning human population. But scientists are warning that a new aquaculture push is introducing invasive species that could devastate such natural jewels as Lake Malawi and the Okavango Delta.
27 Mar 2017 LILONGWE
There has been no feasibility study yet for the construction of water pipeline from Salima to Lilongwe to tap water from Lake Malawi, Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) who owns the contract has confirmed. LWB chief executive officer (CEO) Alfonso Chikuni said they agreed with the contractor Khato Holdings that the feasibility study should be undertaken after the contract of the high-profile $500 million (K400 billion) project has already been entered into...
27 Mar 2017 LILONGWE, Malawi
There has been no feasibility study yet for the construction of water pipeline from Salima to Lilongwe to tap water from Lake Malawi, Lilongwe Water Board (LWB) who owns the contract has confirmed. The Nyasa Times reports LWB chief executive officer (CEO) Alfonso Chikuni as saying they agreed with the contractor Khato Holdings that the feasibility study should be undertaken after the contract of the high-profile $500 million (K400 billion) project has already been entered into...
2 Feb 2017 LILONGWE
A new day is dawning for the people of Malawi with a multimillion dollar project to pipe water from Lake Malawi to Lilongwe, the capital city. The project is set to stimulate the economy and create vibrant, equitable and sustainable communities in the country with 17 million people and is also known as the ‘Warm Heart of Africa’.
12 Aug 2016 LILONGWE, Malawi
Malawi Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, Bright Msaka pledged this week that the country would proceed with oil and gas exploration on Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa).Msaka dismissed the July 29 request by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO) World Heritage Center that the Malawi government suspend oil exploration in Lake Malawi National Park, which was designated a World Heritage Site in 1984, and re-affirm the country’s commitment to preserve the site...
10 Aug 2016 LILONGWE, Malawi
UNESCO’s World Heritage Center has requested that the Malawi government suspend oil exploration in Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa. The decision to act was reached at the World Heritage Convention’s 40th Session meeting in Istanbul in July. The Lake Malawi National Park was designated a World Heritage Site in 1984...
19 Jul 2016 LILONGWE
New research has revealed that people who are being affected by cholera in Malawi are those who drink untreated water from Lake Malawi. The most affected are fishermen and communities that dwell around the lake, Africa's third largest fresh water body.
29 Jun 2016 LILONGWE, Malawi
Malawi is planning to tap water from Lake Malawi for a massive irrigation project, Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda told the country’s parliament this week.The project aims to prevent food shortages like the ones the drought-stricken country faced this year.Chaponda said irrigation experts who are supposed to initiate the project were in the country, but did not provide any details on when work would start or how much would be spent on the project...
20 Apr 2016 KARONGA, Malawi
Paladin Energy Limited this week denied reports that the tailings dams at its Kayerekela Uranium Mine in Karonga had flooded, polluting nearby water sources.Malawi’s Nyasa Times reported last week that the tailings dams were releasing toxic materials into the Sere River, a tributary of the Rukuru that runs into Lake Malawi...
18 Apr 2016 KARONGA
The continuing heavy rains in Karonga have resulted in the flooding of Paladin's Kayerekela Uranium Mine tailing dams, a development that has sent shivers of apprehension among water users in the district. The dams empty into the Sere River which flows into the Rukuru River and Lake Malawi.