Category: Technology

GTUG Lilongwe Inspirational Movie Night

Google Technology User Group Lilongwe held their second event of the year, an Inspirational Movie Night. The evening started with a documentary on the History of Search which covered the...

Google Technology User Group Lilongwe meetup: Google Mobile Tools

Google Technology User Group Lilongwe meetup: Google Mobile Tools

This weekend the Google Technology User Group (GTUG) Lilongwe held a meetup to discuss Google Mobile Tools. The meeting took place at Baobab Health offices and attracted some 20 techies...

When ‘Email marketing’ goes horribly wrong

When ‘Email marketing’ goes horribly wrong

It all started one quiet Friday morning when I received what was supposed to be a promotional email from a hotel in Chirimba. The sender, who never signed off, sent...

A Malawi with better internet connections soon?

A Malawi with better internet connections soon?

Last week I attended the ICT Fair organised by the Malawi Chambers of Commerce and Industry in Lilongwe. Among the usual displays was one by Malawi Telecommunication Limited. They were...

Load shedding driving me nuts

For the most part 2007, ESCOM has been load shedding for one reason or another. It’s either they are fixing screens damaged by trash in the Shire river or repairing...

Minister warns web developers, ISP’s

Minister warns web developers, ISP’s

There is an article in the Nation newspaper today suggesting that government wants to censor the internet in Malawi although government has denied it. The article goes on further to...

Harnessing the Power of the Internet’s Collaboration Tools

Harnessing the Power of the Internet’s Collaboration Tools

The number of internet users in Malawi has grown tremendously over the past few years especially those using broadband internet services. Having worked for two of the major internet service...