Austin Madinga's Life Unbound

Rethinking Jobs

The formal job market is not the same as it was two or more decades ago. There are less formal jobs to go around to an ever growing population. A job advert in the local press is bound to get...

Tony Elumelu TEF2018

TEF: Democratising Luck

Last week the Tony Elumelu Foundation held it’s 2018 TEF Entrepreneurs Forum. The event brought together entrepreneurs and alumni of it’s entrepreneurship programme as well hundreds of other people from across the continent and beyond. The forum was also attended...

Pilgrimage in the land of a thousand hills

Last week I returned from a pilgrimage to Rwanda. I was in a group of 60 who participated in a Divine Mercy Apostolate organised pilgrimage and among others celebrated the Catholic feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross and...

Tea, Coffee and Tourism

The translocation of 500 elephants to Nkhotakota Game Reserve and the restocking of lions and other game to Liwonde National Parks has seen Malawi getting lots of press coverage as a wildlife safari destination of choice. The world famous Lake...

Tourism and the Digital Transformation

Malawi joins the world in celebrating Tourism Month every September with the World Tourism Day being held on 27th September. The theme for this year is Tourism and the Digital Transformation and it highlights the need for increased investment in...

mHub hosts Lilongwe Sparks

Today mHub hosted the first ever city spark for Sahara Sparks, East Africa’s largest Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship event. Lilongwe Sparks event was opened by the CEO of Sahara Ventures Jumanne Mtambalike, who are the organisers of Sahara Sparks, who gave...

WE have the Power!

Today we celebrate that Malawi gained her independence 54 years ago from the British colonialists. Strides have been made but is there really that much to celebrate? Not wanting to pour cold water over the gains that we have made...