How can Malawians benefit from the internet? | Malawi Nyasa Times

Like the rest of Africa, Malawi also benefits from the internet and advanced technology. However, the latter can do much more with data and the internet. Read this helpful article on Malawi, data and technology.

Online Jobs and Careers

Malawians can find exciting jobs and careers online. These include jobs in coding, design, software engineering, etc. Non-coders can work as freelancers, writers, educators, and more.

If you are or hope to become a coder, find some interesting vacancies here. This article also features some exciting robotics-related jobs.

Malawians who wish to become writers and academic essayists can apply at or They can also join and apply to become search engine specialists, website annotators, etc.


The internet is also a great source of entertainment. For example, you can access on your mobile and play hundreds of games online. For this you need a strong and stable internet connection.

Young Malawians can also watch various Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime shows on their devices. This list has the most popular Netflix shows in Africa.

Entertainment also has other dimensions. For example, you can live stream your music video on YouTube and other platforms. YouTube is quite popular in Malawi and the rest of Africa like this study show.

If you’ve never streamed your music video live before, check it out here article.

YouTube or TikTok

It’s a trade-off between these two platforms for music video creators. Which is better, TikTok or YouTube?

To be fair, both platforms are as different from each other as chalk and cheese. While YouTube is good for long format videos, TikTok is for shorter format videos. Many viewers prefer YouTube for its educational content.

On the other hand, TikTok is for Gen Y and Z. These people have less time and are always in a hurry. However, you can still use TikTok to promote your music videos on YouTube.

How do you upload your content on TikTok?

TikTok has been around for over 3 years now. If you are still figuring out how to use this service, click here user manual .

Become an author

Amazon’s Kindle has helped millions of writers become full-fledged authors. You can design your book, determine the cover price and finally publish it through this platform.

The basic steps to become an author on Kindle are:

  1. Write your book or article on Microsoft Word or Google Doc.
  2. Create your Kindle account for free.
  3. Upload the book or text to Kindle.
  4. Write a brief description of your book in the Description box.
  5. Choose your markets.
  6. Select your price and royalty plan.
  7. Design a cover for your eBook.
  8. Publish your book.

Don’t plagiarize other people’s content or you’ll be banned from the Kindle for life. Use good English and write short sentences. Most importantly, your book should solve your audience’s problems and help them learn.

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