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CEAR Hosts MIT Students

Published on 16th August

On Friday, 16 August 2019, CEAR hosted students from Malawi Institute of Tourism (MIT) at it's Limbe head office. The second year Diploma in Trave...

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Lauded for Prioritising Health & Safety

Published on 8th August

An Occupation Health Tutor Eunice Chirwa of St Joseph College of Nursing and Midwifery has commended CEAR for setting good health and safety standards...

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Transport Minister Visits CEAR

Published on 2nd August

On Friday, 2 August 2019, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Ralph Jooma visited CEAR to appreciate the work the railway operator is doing in he...

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Former CEAR MD recognised

Published on 30th July

Former CEAR Managing Director (MD), Hendry Chimwaza has had his name engraved on one of CEAR’s building after one of the buildings at Limbe head offic...

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Mbayani Community Members Visit CEAR

Published on 20th June

In ensuring that communities feel a part of our operations, on Thursday 20 June 2019 CEAR hosted community members from Mbayani at its Limbe head offi...

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CEAR Commemorates World Environment Day

Published on 7th June

In cementing their commitment to environmental conservation and sustainability, Nacala Corridor Companies- CEAR, Vale and CLN on Friday, 7 June 2019,...

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CEAR Soaring in first Quarter

Published on 17th May

Today, 17 May 2019, CEAR had its first Press Conference of the year to share with the media and public its 2019 first quarter results. Held at Heri...

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CEAR Commemorates Labour Day

Published on 2nd May

On 1st May, 2019, CEAR joined the rest of the world in commemorating Labour Day. Celebrated under the theme, “Addressing Inequalities in Employment...

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Media key for Development

Published on 23rd April

In a bid to ensure that journalists report accurately issues concerning railway operations about CEAR and Nacala Corridor companies, on Tuesday, 23 Ap...

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CEAR Donates To Flood Victims

Published on 8th April

In living up to one of our core values, “value life”, CEAR employees joined government and other organisations in donating relief items to communities...

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Corridor Ecosystem Is A Gold Mine

Published on 5th April

The presence of unique plants and animals along the Nacala corridor will have economic and environmental benefits to communities according to an ecolo...

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Water for All

Published on 23rd March

In showing it's commitment to environmental conservation, CEAR joined the rest of the world in commemorating the World Water day which falls on 22, Ma...

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CEAR Commemorates International Women's...

Published on 8th March

On 8th March, 2019, CEAR joined the rest of the world in celebrating International Women’s Day. Commemorated under the theme “Balance for Better,”...

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CEAR and Polytechnic in MOU

Published on 7th March

Central East African Railways (CEAR) and the Polytechnic, a constituent college of the University of Malawi have signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

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Minister Tours Limbe - Sandama Project

Published on 20th February

On 20 February, 2019, Minister of Transport and Public Works, Honourable Jappie Mhango toured CEAR's Limbe - Sandama 72 kilometer railway line rehabil...

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Going Green

Published on 11th January

In living up to one of its core values; taking care of the environment, CEAR on Friday, 11 January, 2019, partnered with Youth Impact Organisation in...

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Deputy Japanese Ambassador to Malawi vis...

Published on 21st November

On 20 November, 2018, Deputy Japanese ambassador to Malawi, Hirotsugu Ikeda, visited CEAR’s Limbe head office to appreciate the work CEAR is doing in...

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CEAR & Vale Distribute Farm Inputs

Published on 16th November

In an effort to empower communities where we operate, CEAR and Vale, launched a farm inputs distribution exercise on Friday, 9 November, 2018, at Mpho...

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CEAR honours long serving employees

Published on 27th October

On 26 October, 2018, CEAR held its first ever long serving employee awards at Heritage by Serendib in Limbe, Blantyre. Aimed at rewarding employees...

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CEAR holds run for health

Published on 13th October

On 13 October 2018, CEAR held its inaugural 5-kilometer race dubbed ‘Run for Health’ from Kamuzu Stadium to Limbe Country Club in Blantyre. Aimed a...

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1718, CEAR & Vale toll free number

Published on 23rd August

On 23rd August 2018, CEAR and Vale, in collaboration with Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM), launched a customer call centre in Limbe, Blantyre, whose tol...

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Government impressed with CEAR

Published on 25th June

Top government officials from the Ministry of Transport and Public Works have hailed CEAR's constant efforts in reviving the railway industry in Malaw...

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CEAR committed to reducing plastic waste

Published on 5th June

In line with one of our values of conserving the environment, Central East African Railways (CEAR) commemorated the World Environment Day on 5th June...

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Railway transport critical - Kasaila

Published on 1st May

Minister of Labour, Honorable Francis Kasaika says that railway transport is critical to the development of every economy, Malawi inclusive. The ho...

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CEAR MD retires

Published on 1st May

On April 30, CEAR's Managing Director (MD), Hendry Chimwaza retired from service after working for 38 years at the railways company. Chimwaza began...

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CEAR commemorates Women's Day

Published on 9th March

On 8 March 2018, CEAR joined the global community in commemorating the International Women's Day by visiting a postnatal ward at Machinga District Hos...

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Matamando Secondary School Visits CEAR

Published on 28th February

On February 27, CEAR hosted students from Matamando secondary school in Lirangwe to an educational visit at CEAR's head office in Limbe. The studen...

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CEAR trains staff in Occupational Health...

Published on 5th February

As a company that understands the importance of occupational health and safety, on 5 February 2018 CEAR began a training for the globally recognized N...

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CEAR launches Reforestation Project

Published on 3rd February

In honour of the World Wetlands Day which is internationally celebrated on February 2nd every year, CEAR, in conjunction with Vale Logistics Limited (...

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CEAR prepares for World Wetlands Day

Published on 30th January

Appreciating the benefits that are obtained from having wetlands, the company’s Environment Department organized a Toolbox Talk on 30th January 2018 t...

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Locomotive drivers get Cholera first aid...

Published on 21st January

For CEAR, life comes first and foremost. Nothing is more important than the health and well-being of its employees. It is in this context that on...

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Sensitisation campaigns target Balaka –...

Published on 20th January

As the company prepares to start rehabilitating the railway line between Nkaya in Balaka to Mchinji , CEAR’s Social and Community Relations team held...

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