Smart Cities | Panel Session

Bants2Business is a multi-platform networking forum that connects young creatives, innovators, entrepreneurs and businesses from the global south in various industries to growth opportunities, resources and experience mentorship through innovative events, candid conversations and new media. The forum aims to bring a fresh approach to networking and mentorship for startups and young entrepreneurs in the global south through conversations, financing opportunities, and networking events. In this conversation we have:


Edwin Mwanza

Edwin Mwanza 
Digital Skills Trainer, Mangochi Hub. Born in Phalombe, Home village is Lilongwe, Malawi and currently resident in Mangochi, Malawi. Edwin is currently working as a Digital Skills Trainer (Mangochi) for Kwathu Innovation and Creative Centre (KICC) in the World Bank funded Digital Malawi – Digital Skills for All Malawi Government project. Edwin has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems from The University of Malawi, The Polytechnic which is now called Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS). Currently pursuing a Master of Science Degree in Computer Applications at Lovely Professional University (India).



Ethel Chikhoswe is a Staff Associate at DMI-St John the Baptist University. A Computer Science Enthusiast with 3 years’ experience in computer networking, lecturing undergraduate programs with focus on computer science programs, supervising student projects in various areas particularly IoT (Internet of Things) and conducting community outreach programs for secondary school students. Ethel has demonstrated a history of research with publications with the International Journal of Scientific Research and Engineering Development in IoT and Sustainable Development and conference presentations in Education, Innovation and ICT.
Blessing Stovu is a young and professional economist working with the Government of Malawi under the Ministry of Local Government, Unity and Culture. 
Stovu holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Agricultural Economics obtained at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 
He has done research on the marketing efficiency of various crops such as maize, tomato, cotton among others 


‘Transforming to Eco Cities’

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