About Zinyama Village Road
When humans come to Zinyama Village with a big
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Janet Zeenat Karim is Malawi’s renowned media professional with an illustrious 30-year plus publishing career in print, broadcast and social media environments. She is a highly motivated, creative, enthusiastic and proactive communications specialist, former diplomat and accomplished journalist and editor. Janet is founder and editor of The Independent newspaper and Woman Now magazine. She is also a keen Sunday school instructor and a devout Christian with a passion for telling children’s biblical stories; as a radio broadcaster, she created her signature Slap Me Five! God is Alive! Series - a children’s radio program she also presented on three radio stations. She published The Christmas Collection (2000) in that series under the penname Janet Dithi. She has also written two other children’s books published by Popular Publications (ABC - the Alphabet, and Mau Otsutsana -local language book on word opposites). Janet has also authored “Every woman a child of God” and Brilliant: One Year with Joyce Banda! Janet is a historian, political analyst and champion of democratic governance, gender equality and women’s and children’s rights, which she has promoted in multimedia outlets such as radio, television stations and websites. Janet is currently the founder and CEO of Mtukulo International Foundation.
Karim has three grown sons and two daughters and 13 grandchildren. 2016