OUR BLOG

A Project4 blog on news and events from the Malawi entrepreneurial, technology and innovation ecosystem. Plus the occasional odd brand, digital or business tip.

Use staff to help develop website content

Your staff are a valuable resource when it comes to developing content for your website. They constantly interact with different stakeholders throughout the day.

asking better web design questions

When engaging a designer, clients will usually first ask about the price of the project. But there are better and more important questions to ask first.

Maximise your younger years: Money making hobby

With a fairly decent smartphone and camera, savvy youth can use their social media skills and photography hobby to make money.

work from home

So, a 21-day lock-down was announced for Malawi last night. Work from home is now inevitable for many workers. Do […]

Asana setup

A deeper look at Asana

Last week I looked at how teams can avoid death by meetings. I also waxed lyrical about Asana and how […]

meeting

Death by meetings

Let’s talk about meetings (if you’re Malawian, you know). I have a slight dislike for meetings, some of them. Well, […]

Austin Madinga at the Malawi International Tourism Expo Takulandirani

Malawi tourism operators need to wake up to the reality that properties and destinations wordwide are using the internet to reach customers. If they haven't already, now is the time to go online.

Austin Madinga at Nation Publication's Tech Day

In a rush to break news, newsrooms sometimes only tell a fraction of the story. Online tools can help journalists provide so much more context.

British Council Malawi and mHub roundtable on tech and social entrepreneurship

A British Council roundtable looking at tech and social entrepreneurship in Malawi and the role of digital in the enterprise economy.

Optimise for mobile

Most people are now browsing the web via their mobile phones. A look at your analytics data will clearly show […]

Storytelling as agents of evangelisation

Since 1999 I have worked on web and content creation projects with various arms of the Catholic Church. These include […]

Own your website project

If you are on the market for a website, it is best you know what you are looking for. You […]

Lilongwe Sparks

Today mHub hosted the first-ever city spark for Sahara Sparks, East Africa’s largest Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship event. Lilongwe Sparks event […]

Collaboration tools adoption can transform the way teams work. With the widespread adoption of mobile devices and the continual slide […]

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority sim card registration

In Macra’s ongoing sim card registration exercise, some interesting issues have been brought to the fore.

Internet of Things Malawi

Can Internet of Things help tackle Malawi's food security, transport and health issues? That was a challenge We for Talent Hackathon set out to address.

Austin Madinga conducting training at Unicef Social Media workshop

Austin Madinga co-facilitated a practical blogging session at a UNICEF Malawi Social Media Workshop with social media specialist Sandra Thier, Co-founder & Managing Director of diego5 studios.

Austin Madinga

Are you considering taking your personal brand online? Make sure you have considered these important factors before you take the first step.

Austin training

Over the past few weeks, I have conducted two training sessions. I took twenty semi-finalists selected for the What Will […]