Category: Entrepreneurship

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.

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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).

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....

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