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National Bank aids auditors conference

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*COVID-19 inspires mindset change among auditors
National Bank of Malawi (NBM) Plc has presented K1.5 million to the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) as it gears for its 2020 annual conference. Presenting the chequ on Monday Daniel Jere, NBM's Head of Internal Audit said banks employ auditors to secure their systems and provide assurance to its stakeholders regarding adequacy, effectiveness and corporate governance practices.

NBM plc, ICTAM Announces 2020 Annual ICT Innovations Awards

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 Mitchell (left) and Fudzulani during the announcement Mitchell (left) and Fudzulani during the announcement

National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc and the ICT Association of Malawi (ICTAM) have made a call for submissions from Innovators for the 2020 Innovation Jam Challenge, results of which will be announced at the Annual ICT Innovations Awards scheduled for 11-12th December 2020.

This follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between NBM plc and ICTAM to manage the Innovations Jam from 2019 to 2022 in a bid to enhance innovation of both products or services and processes within industries and societies across the country.

NBM gives K2 million to CIM-Malawi for lake conference

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Mwazani left presents the cheque to Banda and another CIM memberMwazani left presents the cheque to Banda and another CIM member

National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc has given K2 million to the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Malawi Chapter for their annual lake conference slated for next month.

NBM plc Business Development Manager Wezi Mwazani said during the cheque presentation ceremony in Blantyre on Thursday that the conference comes at a time when the world is grappling with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic which has distracted businesses and way of life for people.

NBM plc Gives ECAMA K1.5 million For Lake Conference

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National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc Wednesday donated K1.5 million towards this year’s Economics Association of Malawi (ECAMA) annual lake conference slated for November 19-20 this year.

Presenting the cheque in Blantyre, NBM plc Service Centre Manager for Henderson Street Service Centre, Tamara Mtuwa said the conference is coming at a time that the world economy including Malawi’s economy is under intense pressure as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

NBM plc partners Shoprite, PEP in Go Cashless and Win Promotion

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NBM plc dangles K4 million in promotion

NBM, Shoprite, PEP customers set to win in K4 million promotion

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National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc has partnered with retail giants Shoprite and PEP stores to run the Go Cashless and Win promotion in which customers will win shopping vouchers worth K4 million if they use their NBM plc visa cards at NBM plc Point of Sale (POS) devices to pay for goods and services in the two retail stores.

NBM plc Head of Digital Banking Services William Kaunda said the Bank is running the promotion as one way of helping customers embrace cashless transactions.

National Bank partners Think Pink Malawi in Cancer virtual walk

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National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc has partnered with a cancer awareness and rights organization, Think Pink Malawi to hold this year’s annual breast cancer awareness virtual walk slated for this Saturday (tomorrow).

NBM plc Marketing and Corporate Affairs Manager Akossa Hiwa said in an interview that due to Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, this year’s walk will be a ‘virtual’ one where people are supposed to observe social distancing rules.

“As you are aware, the month of October is the Breast Cancer awareness month and each year, Think Pink Malawi holds an annual breast cancer awareness walk where women, men, boys and girls wear pink and walk distances to bring awareness of the disease. This year due to Covid-19, we will be having a virtual walk where people will be walking for at least 2 kilometres in their preferred environment,” said Hiwa.

National Bank donates K2.5 m to Think Pink Malawi for cancer screening

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Akossa Hiwa (L) presents a dummy cheque to Nkosi

Listed National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc has donated K2.5 million towards cancer screening and treatment of vulnerable men and women through a cancer awareness and rights organization, Think Pink Malawi.

Speaking during the handover of the cheque in Blantyre at the weekend, NBM plc Marketing and Corporate Affairs Manager Akossa Hiwa noted that the month of October, which is Cancer awareness month, NBM plc is taking an active role in driving awareness and making treatment or screening accessible to the vulnerable through several initiatives

“The Bank is cognizant of the fact that annually, breast cancer is the cause of approximately 42,000 deaths worldwide. According to a 2015 WHO report, 7% of deaths in Malawi is caused by Breast Cancer. However, with early detecting and screening, this form of cancer is curable.”

NBM appoints Harold Jiya Deputy CEO

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Deputy CEO

National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc has announced the appointment of Harold Jiya as its Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), effective October 1, 2020.
Until his appointment, Jiya served as the Bank’s General Manager & Head, Corporate Banking Division since 2016.



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