Akwete Sande holds diplomas in journalism and management. He has worked for radio and print for 17 years, and four years as a diplomat in Namibia and Zimbabwe. Mr. Sande has published stories and poetry and is currently working on an autobiographical review of the role of the press in Malawi's political transiton from one-party dictatorship (1964-1994). His main interests are health, politics and economics. He travels a lot and can cover wide areas of Southern Africa.