Club 54 – Travelling Club

Africa is a vast and highly diverse continent full of fascinating cultures, dramatic scenery, and extraordinary animals, Africa offers some of the most amazing travel experiences in the world. Yet every time most Africans think of travel, they think Europe, America, and Asia. We want to change this.

Hadithi ya Africa organizes low cost, rich experience urban adventures to various African countries specifically for Africans. Yes, we are selling Africa to Africans because if we don’t buy into Africa, how can we expect anyone else to?

MALAWI: Yole and the Biker boys

Conventional wisdom says; When a new town is established, wait for roads and infrastructure to be built before starting a transportation or taxi business. Yole and his biker boys disagree; When they started seeing people using bicycles as the local Uber, to reach new fields and homes up to 5kms from the nearest road, they decided to cobble some money together and buy motorbikes affectionately known as boda-bodas. Charging K1000 a trip, and up to two passengers at a time,… Read More »MALAWI: Yole and the Biker boys

MALAWI: An education of a lifetime

Conventional wisdom says: women’s bodies belong to them and they are free to do with them whatever they want. Fulu and I agree, but we were met with immediate and angry retribution for that belief. Yesterday morning we left the backpackers without taking cultural and African wisdom into consideration. Coming from a world where mini and microskirt are a norm, Fulu wore her favorite mustard colored dress. But we didn’t realize that this skirt would be deemed too short for… Read More »MALAWI: An education of a lifetime

MALAWI: Dennis’ house of stone

Conventional wisdom says: to build a house you need to buy clay bricks from a builders warehouse. Dennis and the people of the Mitengo village disagree.  During the dry season, they harvest muddy clay from their backyard and pack it into the brick-maker mold called chikombole. In a brilliant piece of engineering, they then stack the bricks together to make a home-made kiln. They feed firewood into it using the bottom holes and set it alight. The heat bakes the brick into… Read More »MALAWI: Dennis’ house of stone