Archive for the ‘Malawi’ category

Putting Malawi on the radar as a tourism destination

One of Africa’s “best-kept secrets”, Malawi is set for growth in its tourism and hospitality industry.

It is the time for African fashion, says leading Malawian designer

Fashion designer Lilly Alfonso has gained local and international recognition for her African prints and designs.

Addressing the need to open Africa’s skies

At present over a quarter of air routes in Africa are served by only one carrier.

Malawi-based entrepreneur has big plans for property listing site Pakwathu

At the age of 21, Gonjetso Chinyama is the founder of Pakwathu, a website that allows users to search for properties in Malawi.

Phatisa’s African Agriculture Fund acquires stake in Malawian equipment company

The African Agriculture Fund has acquired a majority stake in the Malawi-based agricultural engineering and equipment distribution company, Farming and Engineering Services Limited (FES).

Increased emerging market tourism to Africa driving new travel demands

Visitors to Africa are increasingly looking for family-orientated safari options.

Lonely Planet ranks Malawi as a top 10 country to visit in 2014

Lonely Planet says Malawi’s Majete Wildlife Reserve offers an uncrowded game viewing experience.

Getting the private sector involved in infrastructure development in SADC

The SADC recognises the importance of public-private partnerships in funding development projects.

Top 10 list of most gender equal countries in Africa

A World Economic Forum report ranks African countries on their ability to close the gender gap.

Africa can invent: Leapfrogging in unsuspected areas

African countries need to increase spending on research in order to grow innovation.

Good data worth the wait in Zanzibar

“Carrying out a survey effort isn’t as straightforward as one might think.”

A Kenyan TV producer shares her thoughts on the business of showbiz

A Kenyan TV producer shares how she started out on her own.

Securing Africa’s land for shared prosperity

Better land governance will help to secure a brighter future for all Africans.

Can African smallholder farmers grow for export markets?

While much of Africa’s trade in the near future is likely to be for regional markets, export markets also offer potential for high-value returns.

The big potential in African smallholders

A strong relationship with smallholder farmers is central to Seed Co’s approach.