Some very heavy hardwood, a very sharp saw and a very wobbly drill produced the first bank of modules ready to go up on the roof. Those weekends trawling around hardware stores in Mzuzu had finally paid off.
KALIYA Solar Roof Diary - Day 2 December 5th 2006 Day Two
I woke up early thinking about holes in tin roofs and wondering whether the Fisheries vehicle would ever turn up. 9am at the earliest I thought to myself as I wandered over for a casual breakfast. I could hardly believe it when, at 8.05, a pickup pulled into Njaya and a beaming Mr C strolled into the restaurant where I was just finishing my coffee. "Let's go!", he grinned - I had ... read more
Africa » Malawi » Northern » Nkhata Bay Established in 1891, the British protectorate of Nyasaland became the independent nation of Malawi in 1964. After three decades of one-party rule under President Hastings Kamuzu BANDA the country held multiparty elections in 1994, under a provisional... ... read more