About Austin

Austin Madinga

I am a storyteller. I blog about the beauty and awesomeness of my country Malawi (the land of the lake of stars), the African continent and her diverse people. Occasionally I will blog about other aspects of Malawian society.

I am an avid traveler and love adventure. I easily fall in love with the stillness of nature, the sound of wildlife and the colours of creation. The magnificent sunrises and sunsets, the taste of fresh fruit and fish.

I own Utale Outdoor. We offer adventure travel, recreational events and fitness oriented outdoor activities in Malawi and the Southern Africa region. We curate travel experiences that showcase the warmth, beauty and diversity of our lovely continent and its people.

Over the past 20 years I have designed and delivered tech, brand communication and web solutions across multiple platforms, mediums and formats. I have consulted through my design studio Project4 for 13 of those years. I have worked for leading technology companies and with clients in the private and public sectors, non-profit organisations and boutique companies.

I occasionally deliver training workshops to a cross section of audiences on digital marketing, managing online platforms and improving team collaboration and productivity among others.


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