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Matthews Mtumbuka: 'Fighting poverty - fast'

Can this communications engineer help motivate his fellow Africans?
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2013 11:35
Matthews help set up Malawi's University of Science and Technology [Matthew Cassel/Al Jazeera]

Matthews Mtumbuka is an engineer who currently works as an IT director for leading mobile communications operator Airtel, in Blantyre, Malawi.

"Poverty: fight it together and fast."

- Matthews Mtumbuka, an IT director

He has management, technology research, teaching, and journalism experience. He was also on the task force to set up Malawi's University of Science and Technology.

But it is not all science and machines for Matthews, he also impacts people as a motivational speaker.

Will he help motivate his fellow Africans? And will he autocorrect?


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