Central Africana Ltd

Central Africana Ltd


Central Africana Ltd is a publishing house in Blantyre, Malawi. Central Africana specialises in books on the exploration and development of Nyasaland/Malawi and Central Africa. The company, established in 1988, operates two bookshops in Blantyre (Kidney crescent)and Lilongwe (Old Town Mall), in Malawi and has a medium-sized, broad-based stock on Central African subjects, ranging from travel and exploration to economics, anthropology and natural history. Nineteenth and early twentieth century titles form the backbone of our stock.

Core to Central Africana’s own publishing and its work on behalf of clients has been its enormous photo-library covering many aspects of Malawi past and present. Compiled over thirty-five years over one million photographs, transparencies (diapositives) and in digital form, are organised into folders by subject matter or client.