BNLTimes, a division of the Times Group, is a media print company that has since 1895 strived and maintained leadership position through innovation and shrewd business leadership. BNLTimes is a mother to six solid national and international leading publications namely; The Daily Times, Malawi News, The Sunday Times, The Business Times, e-times and Times Online.
BNLTimes has over the years stood for the voiceless. This has been achieved by breaking news, investigative and analytic journalism in all editions through professional reporting and ethical media practice. Backed by BNL Times’ philosophy “leading is our way of life”, BNLTimes has jealously guarded its editorial policy that dictates professional, ethical, and balanced reporting at all times. It has also over the years provided checks and balances to the three arms of government.
As a pioneer, BNLTimes continue to be an inspiration to many media houses. BNLTimes has over the years pioneered media innovations and maintained market leadership.
Times Group has also interests in commercial printing and packaging through Times Print Pack (another division of Times Group)
Times Television, Malawi’s first independent private Television Station, prides itself in providing over 80% of local content ranging from arts, entertainment, sports, news and current affairs.
Times Television benefits from a pool of strong editorial personnel resource of the BNLTimes division. Times Television has over the years provided checks and balances to the three arms of government through professional reporting, ethical media practice, analytic and investigative journalism.
Our programming has earned us the number one Television Station accolade for four years running in the NAMISA annual awards of excellence. Appealing to all sectors of society, Times Television has programs suitable for diverse audience across social and economic divide.
Times Television is a Free-To-Air television station and hence accessible by all incomes levels. Our presence on Malawi National Digital Platform, Go TV, Zuku, Azam, StarSat and on DSTV has seen its viewership figures sour to over 6 million viewers.
With several commercial and development focused programs, Times Television has successfully partnered with Government institutions, Non- Governmental Organizations, Corporate Organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations, SMEs and individuals.
It is Times Television’s goal to contribute to national development through life changing programs and awareness laden television programs.
Times Radio has national reach with programming that appeal to all various groups of listeners at different times of the day. Times Radio reaches out to more than 8 million listeners with most of the programs and news in local languages.
Times Radio is available in all regions. Times Radio is on 95.2 FM in Eastern Region, 92.8 FM in Southern Region, 91.9 FM in the Central Region and 90.8 FM in the Northern Region. Times Radio also streams online.
By rolling out Times Radio after BNL Times and Times Television, Times Group become 3600 media house. Times Group engages more and diverse stakeholders on its three platforms that complement each other.
As a fourth estate, our pillars are grounded in the editorial policy to remain balanced, independent, professional, and ethical in all our programing and productions. Times Radio has over the years provided checks and balances to the three arms of government through professional reporting, ethical media practice, analytic and investigative journalism.
Times Radio has partnered with several development focused stakeholders involved in mass awareness and stakeholder advocacy. The areas include commercial sector, developmental areas, agriculture, food sustainability sectors, health, education, human rights, environment and climate change, governance, child and social protection, nutrition, HIV & AIDS, and water & sanitation.