I was pleasantly surprised when I read this tweet yesterday by a Kenyan parliamentary aspirant.…
Austin Madinga's Big Mouth Posts
I recall that when I was 13 years old, I wrote a transcript for a ‘book’ (for lack of a better word) based on Shaka Zulu and his murderous regime in South Africa. It filled one of those school notebooks and I must say I was pretty amused with myself.
This past few days I have been participating in a Unicef sponsored Social Media for Youth and Bloggers workshop in Mangochi. The participants including secondary school youth from Mangochi district and established bloggers and journalists from Blantyre and Lilongwe.
Who are you and what does your brand stand for? What values do you hold? And why do you care?
Unicef Malawi, in partnership with the University of Malawi, Polytechnic, has officially launched The Innovation Hub (Mphika wa Luso) in Blantyre. The hub is based at Polytechnic’s Chichiri Campus opposite Civic Offices and is the country’s second tech hub after mHub which launched earlier this year.
“Have you established clear business and personal goals? Are they written down? Do you read them everyday? Will they wow the people in this room if they were read out loud?”
Last Friday (April 17), mHub held it’s second Technology Fest in Blantyre. We had a great turn out with lots of brilliant and enthusiastic young techies, the director for African Initiatives at Global Entrepreneurship Network, Nick Vilelle and representatives from local banks and tech organisations.
It took a while but it has finally happened. Mangochi has been elevated from a district to a town by President Joyce Banda
Death has today taken the life of another African leader, the sixth in 36 months. While the illness of Guinea-Bissau’s President Malam Bacai Sanha seemed to have been in the public domain and as was that of Ghana’s President John Atta Mills, the same can not be said of the other leaders who have passed on.
Over a week ago I decided to jot down my experiences with clients of my web and graphic design business. I had just received an 11th hour request to complete a project in an impossible time frame.