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LUANAR lauds NBM Plc’s support towards agriculture innovations

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The Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) has commended National Bank of Malawi (NBM) Plc for its dedication towards nurturing creativity and resourcefulness within the agricultural sector, thereby shaping the future of Malawi.

The sentiments were expressed during the 2024 celebrations of LUANAR’s Innovations and Talents Day, themed ‘Unleashing Creativity for Purpose2024’ at Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe on Wednesday. 

International Women's Day: NBM plc celebrates women strides

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National Bank of Malawi (NBM) Plc. says it has made strides in empowering women to grow professionally and financially in the country.National Bank of Malawi (NBM) Plc. says it has made strides in empowering women to grow professionally and financially in the country.

One of the Bank's Directors, Bernadette Malunga, said in an interview ahead of the International Women’s Day (IWD) commemoration, which falls on 8 March), that promoting women in leadership positions and building their capacity is one of the bank's priorities.

“If they want to improve their education, we provide training opportunities so that they can further their studies, which in the long run may push them to acquire leadership positions within the company.

Powering women to live their dream

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March 8 is International Women’s Day, which amplifies calls to invest in women and accelerate progress towards ending poverty and inequalities. We track how a local bank’s financing vehicle is greasing the wheels of women investors often rejected by financial institutions:

When Dr Thandie Mabedi decided to quit her job, she dreamed of owning a clinic where Malawians could access no-fee specialist services they obtain beyond the borders.

The medical doctor and her husband opened Uromed Clinic in Lilongwe in 2020 to fulfil her dream.

NBM ranked best in Malawi, Central Africa

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National Bank of Malawi (NBM) Plc has been rated the best Bank in Malawi and Central Africa by the France-Based Media Group, Africa Report.

The Media Group, which also publishes a monthly Magazine called ‘Jeune Afrique’, has ranked NBM Plc 20th among the 200 African Institutions which has South Africa’s Capitec Bank leading the list.

According to the methodology used in the ranking, which has been posted on their Africa Report Website, the ranking composed five criteria: profitability, liquidity, solvency, and size.

NBM contributes K2.5m towards Wealth Women Summit

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National Bank of Malawi (NBM) Plc has contributed K2.5 million towards this year’s Wealth Woman Summit slated for Friday and Saturday in Lilongwe.

Speaking after presenting the Cheque to the Summit organisers on Wednesday, NBM Plc’s Marketing and Corporate Affairs Manager, Akossa Hiwa said the Bank considered partnering with Wealth Magazine as it commits to fostering female representation in leadership positions and providing equal opportunities for career growth.

“Critically, this summit, organized by Wealth Magazine, serves as a platform to champion the cause of diversity, challenge stereotypes, and create opportunities for women from diverse backgrounds to thrive.”

More customers win in NBM ‘Popanda Chifukwa’ promo

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Ibrahim Chapeyama from NBM (right) handing over a prize to of the instant winnersIbrahim Chapeyama from NBM (right) handing over a prize to of the instant winners

National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc over the weekend, continued to splash various prizes to 78 customers in the ‘Popanda Chifukwa POS/MoPay’ promotion currently running.

The Bank conducted its second monthly draw at Mzuzu Shoprite Mall on Saturday, where hundreds of customers also had a chance to win instant prizes after purchasing goods using the NBM’s debit cards, Mo626 Pay, and Point-of-Sale machines.

NBM supports lawyers’ conference with K3 million

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Mulele (Right) hands over the cheque to NgundeMulele (Right) hands over the cheque to Ngunde

National Bank of Malawi (NBM) Plc has given K3 million to the Malawi Law Society (MLS) for their annual general meeting (AGM) in March this year.

Speaking during a symbolic cheque presentation at NBM Head office in Blantyre on Wednesday, the Bank’s Senior Legal Manager Mercy Mulele said NBM plc has been impressed with the Law Society’s work of upholding the rule of law.

“As a Bank, we need to have good microeconomic factors as we operate, and that is highly affected by the political environment that we are in. So, we are hoping that when the political environment is conducive, we are going to strive.”



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