Malawi is known as the warm heart of Africa. With its unique natural and cultural history the Karonga District in northern Malawi is regarded as the warm heart of Malawi. International Research Co-operations have helped to underscore this tremendous heritage. Several institutions in and around Karonga promote and educate people from all over the world about its natural and cultural and its rich history. Most prominently among them are the Cultural and Museum Centre Karonga and Radio Dinosaur.
Here you find information on research conducted by the Hominid Corridor Research Project and the Human Paleobiomics Project since the 1990ies in cooperation with Malawi Department of Antiquities and Chancellor College Zomba. Explore the connections of early human and climate change, discover the background of ground-breaking discoveries in the region, and experience the feeling of being a scientist!
Here you are being introduced to major cultural and educational activities in Karonga. Meet and discover the Cultural and Museum Centre Karonga, its history its activities and its friends! Video portraits of 12 cultural workers present the visions of tour guides, the manager, the Senior Curator, performing artists, a painter, a radio engineer, supporters and scientific collaborators, and last but not least of Paramount Chief Kyungu.
The CMCK provides an fascinating exhibition ranging from the history of the whole humankind up to the natural and cultural history of the Karonga area. On display is a complete skeleton of a Malawisaurus fossil and there is a new exhibition about the Geology of Karonga including some facts about Uranium which is mined very near at Kayelekera. Since 2015 the exhibition on "Living Legends" provides information on freedom fighters in Malawi.