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Austin Madinga blogs about the beauty and awesomeness of Malawi, the land of the lake of stars, the African continent and her diverse people.

Sandy graves - Death on the beach

Sandy Graves: Death on the Beach

Leisurely strolls on the shores of Lake Malawi, the Lake of Stars, presents you with spectacular beautiful sun rises, endless clear blue water and scenes of fishermen out in the deep. But it also reveals cruelty of death. Death on...

Life's a beach

Chintheche: Life’s a beach!

Sun and sand, fresh fish and cold beer. A photo story of the pristine beaches of Chintheche on the northern shores of Lake Malawi.

Rethinking Jobs

The Malawi formal job market is not the same as it was two or more decades ago. There are less formal jobs to go around to an ever-growing population. A job advert in the local press is bound to get...

Tumaini Festival 2018

The fifth edition of the Tumaini Festival was held over the weekend at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Dowa, central Malawi.

Tony Elumelu TEF2018

Tony Elumelu Foundation: Democratising Luck

Last week the Tony Elumelu Foundation held it’s 2018 TEF Entrepreneurs Forum. The event brought together entrepreneurs and alumni of its entrepreneurship programme as well as hundreds of other people from across the continent and beyond. The forum was also...

Tea, Coffee and Tourism

The translocation of 500 elephants to Nkhotakota Game Reserve and the restocking of lions and other game to Liwonde National Parks has seen Malawi getting lots of press coverage as a tourist and wildlife safari destination of choice. The world-famous...