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How a Young African Entrepreneur Started Her Own Magazine

South African journalist Tshepy Matloga started making frequent trips to Malawi in 2014. That was when she first noticed the lack of business magazines with Malawian content. “There are so many publications in Malawian shops [...]

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#9 – Why Refugees Can’t Leave This Camp In Malawi

It is home to about 25,000 refugees, primarily from DRC, Rwanda and Burundi, along with smaller numbers from Ethiopia and Somalia. None of these countries share a border with Malawi – and few of the [...]

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#2 – Leadership Tips From Malawi’s First Female President

“If you want to take the Western route, all you will get is rejection, frustration. Confrontation will never work.” Read More >> Source: Quartz Africa

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#8 – Can Malawi Get Itself Out Of This Financial Rut

“Malawi’s economy since independence in 1964 has been on life support, with donors propping our weak economy. Malawi has been among the poorest on the planet. Our economy has never created sufficient jobs and the [...]

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#10 – On Board Malawi’s Homemade Helicopter

It has never taken off, and could well be a death trap, but a homemade helicopter built in Malawi is drawing crowds captivated by its creator’s determination to succeed against all the odds. Read More [...]

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#2 Malawi’s Newly Designed Maternity Ward Has Elements Of Home

They say it takes a village to raise a child and the Maternity Waiting Village at the Kasungu district hospital in central Malawi emulates the communal spaces of traditional villages. The goal of the design [...]

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African Trendsetter: Maria Thundu

Bold, Creative and carefree are some of the words we can use to describe Maria Thundu. Born in Malawi and raised in Ethiopia, the famous photographer, who has lived on three continents, has also gained recognition for [...]

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For the Malawian Ambassador, 50 Years of Independence is Personal

This week, Malawi celebrates 50 years of independence from Britain. In Lilongwe, President Mutharika marked the occasion with a large-scale prisoner release followed by prayer, military parade, dancing, and football. Steve Matenje’s earliest memories are [...]

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The Best Eco-Friendly Accommodation in Africa

Although many African safari lodges and camps sell themselves as being eco-friendly, Colin Bell and David Bristow found that some merely “green wash”, meaning they are only claim to be eco-friendly accommodation. The two recently [...]

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Shine Bright Like An African Starry Night

Today, an astounding 50% of the world’s population can no longer see the stars because of pollution. But in many remote areas of Africa, you will be amazed by the thousands of points of light [...]