Malikita was born in 1967 in Nachingwea, Tanzania. He is married
and has two sons. Malikita is a successfulll Tingatinga painter
who is not of Makua origin, he is Mwera.
as a carpenter, Malikita worked as one until 1988 when he joined
the Tingatinga Arts Cooperative (TACS). Caotic cities, street
vendors and public hospitals are amongst his favorite themes which
he depicts in a cartoonish style.
"Tinga Tinga, the popular paintings fom Tanzania", Y.
Goscinny and "Art in Tanzania 1999", Y. Goscinny