Industry in Malawi

  • East Africa moves to curb used car imports, boost local assembly plants

    DJIBOUTI CITY, 2016/06/13 East African states are tightening controls on used car imports in a drive to cut pollution and boost the local manufacturing industry. Kenya recently announced that it would scale up its used car emissions laws, joining Uganda which has by presently introduced related taxes. Cabinet Secretary in Kenya’s Ministry of Transport James Macharia said that the policy would any minute at this time be in place and that motorists found to be in breach of the law risk having their cars deregistered. “By the end of the year, we will require vehicles countrywide to undergo a mandatory inspection to determine their level of toxic emissions,” said Mr Macharia.
  • Malawi: Kamuzu Stadiums' Artificial Turf Near Expiry

    MALAWI, 2014/12/15 Eight years next it was laid at Kamuzu stadium's soil, the artificial turf is fast approaching its expiry date with only three years to go before it is restored. The turf which was not well taken care of since it was laid could have lasted for additional years. The management of the facility failed to meet conditions that could have increased its life span. Football association of Malawi embarked on a project to make the turf available because it is not costly to take care of as compared to natural glass.