itself is a busy market town about 130km north of Malawi's capital
Lilongwe which is itself the centre for the sale, processing and
export of Malawi's huge tobacco crop. The country is the largest
exporter in the world of burley tobacco and much tobacco of this
type is grown on large estates and smallholdings around Kasungu.
far from Kasungu is Kamuzu Academy, the famed 'Eton in the bush'.
This very impressive school was established by the Founder of modern
Malawi and the country's first President Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda
and is named after him.