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Castle Announce K16 Million Sponsorship To Sand Music Festival

Castle Announce K16 Million Sponsorship To Sand Music Festival

Music
Castel Malawi has this afternoon announced a K16 million sponsorship towards this year's Sand Music Festival. The amount has been doubled from the K8 million the company pumped into the event last year. Unveiling the sponsorship at their headquarters in Blantyre, the company's head of national sales Nelson Banda said they believe in the cause and the spirit of the event as a tourism driver. He said: "For us as a company this is a big thing. We appreciate the many opportunities that it creates and we are always excited to be associated with such a story. " Impakt Events Management, organisers of the festival, through its director Lucius Banda said the support corresponds well with their ambition of making Sand Music Festival a regional event. "Castel Malawi has been with us ...
Castel Malawi Boss Fined K1 Million For Cultivating Chamba

Castel Malawi Boss Fined K1 Million For Cultivating Chamba

Local
The Blantyre Senior Resident Magistrate Court has fined Castel Malawi Limited Managing Director, Herve Milhade, K1 million for cultivating Indian Hemp which is popularly known as Chamba and should Milhade fail to pay the fine, he will serve 12 months imprisonment. Senior Resident Magistrate, Martin Chipofya has imposed the same punishment on Murie Jan who was arrested alongside Milhade. Chipofya imposed the fines on the two after the French nationals' plea of guilty. They were subsequently convicted on 2 June this year. The two were arrested on 8 April this year at Milhade’s residence at Kabula Heights in Blantyre. Chamba A total of 59 plants of the hemp which weighed 45 kilogrammes were found at Milhade's home. The plants were forfeited pursuant to Section 17(6) of the Dan...
Castel Malawi under fire over rust in beer bottles

Castel Malawi under fire over rust in beer bottles

Local
Imbibers in the country have criticized Castel Malawi Limited for using substandard crowns in some of its products such as Castel, Green, Special and Chill resulting in rust on bottles. The development has attracted mixed reactions with many threatening to stop purchasing the said products. Reacting to the development Castel Malawi Limited has promised to launch an investigation on the matter. “We at Castel Malawi Group would like to advise our customers, consumers and the general public that we have noted with great concern the rusting that has affected some our bottles in the market. As such we have deployed all available resources to understand the cause of the issue and mitigate the situation,” reads in part the statement from Castel Malawi Limited. But Malawians have ...