Category: Entrepreneurship

Richard Msowoya, Lazarus Chakwera and Sidik Mia

Challenge the system like Sidik Mia

If you are anything like me then you will already have had enough of all the political manoeuvring and posturing in the past three weeks of this new year. The thought that we have another 15 months or so of...

Women selling groundnuts in Salima

Malawi Startup Finance: The Missing Beginning

alawi needs to build enterprises owned by indigenous Malawians with finance from indigenous Malawians. Because mere bootstrapping will fail at this quest.

self employment is the new default

Self Employment: The New Default?

If you ask my mom, I am unemployed. A former civil servant and HR practitioner, she does not subscribe to the idea that you can make a living home working.

The internet, the new Aeropagus

The internet is the new Aeropagus

If you had a choice to reach out to new converts by building a new church or using the internet, which would you choose?

Malawi loves cash transactions

Malawi’s Cash Addiction

Malawi has a range of electronic payment solutions like mobile money and debit cards. So why do we insist on using and accepting cash?

Using IoT to train problem solvers of the future

Is Malawi ready to develop Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that tackle current and future food security, energy, transport and health issues? Well, that was a challenge the We for Talent Hackathon set out to address.

network point

GWAN will never work – Chaponda

During a hearing a Parliamentary Joint Committee hearing last Wednesday, minister of Agriculture George Chaponda made an interesting point on the Malawi Government Wide Area Network (GWAN).

Austin Madinga's Life Unbound