May 18, 2010
Jimmy Kainja is a media scholar, writer, social & political analyst. He is interested in political and social change in sub Saharan Africa, Malawi in particular.
Jimmy is a former lecturer and seminar leader at London Metropolitan University’s Faculty of Applied Social Sciences. He taught undergraduate modules includes: history of the mass media, media in global context, media culture and identity and sociology modules.
In addition, Jimmy is also one of the bloggers on Africa on the blog
and I have written for Malawi news sites: Maravi Post
. He does a pro bono communications work with a small but very effective UK trust, Nyumba Ya Thanzi
, which supports local initiatives for and by Malawians in Senga Bay, Salima, Central Malawi.