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Raw Deal: TNM Accused Of Staging Promo

Raw Deal: TNM Accused Of Staging Promo

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Consumer Association of Malawi (CAMA) says will investigate into the TNM's Green Friday promotion where customers are accusing TNM of allegedly not offering what it advertised. CAMA Executive Director, John Kapito, blamed the mobile network service provider for advertising a product but failed to provide it on stock. “TNM will have to be taken to task," he said. TNM Spokesperson, Limbani Nsapato, has dismissed the claims, saying that they had enough phones in stock. Consumers in Mzuzu expressed anger for what they said was cheating by TNM. "We have been cheated because the phones that they promised to offer are not the ones that are in the store," one complained. "I am disappointed with TNM. Imagine, wasting time and money coming here [Mzuzu] just to find that the phone
Local Coffee Growers Bemoan Poor Support

Local Coffee Growers Bemoan Poor Support

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Coffee Association of Malawi (Camal) has taken government to task for failing to ensure that coffee is one of the country’s main foreign exchange earners. Camal Board Chairperson, Robin Saunders said told The Nation that “very little is invested in coffee production” as compared to other crops such as tobacco, which is the country’s number one foreign exchange earner, contributing about 60 percent of the country’s forex earnings. Malawi coffee is on high demand in the United States, United Kingdom and South Africa. “There is a big demand for Malawi coffee out there, but the challenge is that we cannot grow enough to meet the demand,” he said. Malawi exports 1 000 metric tonnes of coffee a year which is grown on 1 500 hectares of land, earning the country around $3 million (K2.1 billion