Category: Entrepreneurship

The Innovation Hub opens in Blantyre

Unicef Malawi, in partnership with the University of Malawi, Polytechnic, has officially launched The Innovation Hub (Mphika wa Luso) in Blantyre. The hub is based at Polytechnic’s Chichiri Campus opposite Civic Offices and is the country’s second tech hub after...

Do you have clear business and personal goals?

“Have you established clear business and personal goals? Are they written down? Do you read them everyday? Will they wow the people in this room if they were read out loud?”

mHub holds Blantyre Technology Fest

Last Friday mHub held it’s second Technology Fest in Blantyre. We had a great turn out with lots of brilliant and enthusiastic young techies, the director for African Initiatives at Global Entrepreneurship Network, Nick Vilelle and representatives from local banks...

The tech solutions we fail to embrace

I am looking at a newspaper cut out on my desk, an advert for pre-qualification for supply of goods and services. The organisations seems interesting and I reckon if I submit my interest my chances of qualification are good. The...

Android Developer Challenge launch

It was a somewhat bumpy start but it all fell into place. The official launch of the Sub-Saharan Africa Android Developer Challenge took place over the weekend at Kamuzu College of Nursing. Up for grabs are Android phones and $25,000....

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 birth of Yahoo! and Excite and how Google came in...

Google Technology User Group Lilongwe

Google Technology User Group Lilongwe meetup

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 although sadly only three of them were ladies. The number...

solar water geyser to help solve power problems

New year, same old power problems

Last Tuesday many residents of Area 49 in Lilongwe and other townships rushed home to watch the inauguration of Barack Obama as president of the United States of America. But the euphoria was all cut short when they experienced an...

Mobile phone promotion – rumours and bad planning

Mobile phone promotion – rumours and bad planning

In the past few years, Malawians have witnessed cut-throat competition between mobile phone operators Celtel Malawi and TNM Limited in terms of marketing, promotions and roll-out of value-added services. Users have also joined in with accusations and counter-accusations flying around...

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