Photos: Kasungu 1 Women Emerge 2018 Zokonda Amai Macheza Stars

Kasungu 1 Women Group has emerged 2018 Zokonda Amai Macheza (ZAM) champion carting home K 1.5 million cheque from Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) and a feast with the first citizen, Prof. Peter Mutharika. The Group, which emerged second in 2017, has deposed the defending champions, Kapiri Women Group from Mchinji, who have now gone down to second position carting home K 1 million. The 2018 Champions Chairperson, Victoria Umali, and her members were all speechless when the news was…

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Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara (aka Fatou) – NAUGHTY to NATTY

Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara (aka Fatou) was born of Malian parents in the Ivory Coast in 1982. As a child she became a member of her father’s dance troupe and was a popular performer of the wildly flailing didadi dance from Wassoulou, her ancestral home in western Mali. She was an energetic and headstrong girl and at the age of twelve her refusal to go to school finally prompted her parents to send her to live and be disciplined…

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Waxy Kay Spits Venom

Malawi’s up and coming artists, Waxy Kay and Kay Banton of the hit-makers ‘My Foot’ and ‘I’m Proud of My Simple Life’, has expressed displeasure on false news awash in the social media over the assault they encountered over the week. On September, 25, 2018 the two were beaten up close to St Louis Private School in Machinjiri, Area 10 as they tried to take a leak at a restricted private property belonging to certain Rastafarian, who mould house…

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Zembani Music Company on ‘Youth Quake Tour’

Zembani Music Company has organized six day musical tour dubbed: ‘youth quake tour’ which will see artists performing alongside a full live band as one way of promoting youthful artists. Promoter of the shows for Zembani, Johnny Banda said in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday that the tour will comprise six shows, three in the central and other three in the Southern region, respectively. “We will start with Kasungu this Friday while on Saturday we…

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Airtel Customers Win Big in ‘Bandulo Bandulo’ Promotion

Two Airtel customers are smiling all the way to the bank after winning cash prizes of K1 million each in the first draw of the ‘Bandulo Bandulo’ promotion rolled out by Airtel. The competition, which started on August 15 and will run until December 5, will have a total of 2029 winners with one lucky customer walking away with a grand prize of K10 million. According to Airtel Marketing Director, Frank Magombo, the purpose of the competition is to…

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Matumbi Rejects Chilima Movement Offer; ‘Ndine Mwana Wa Adad Pepani’

Malawi’s celebrated artist  Annie Matumbi, popularly known as Nyakwawa, has rejected a monetary offer to lure him into Vice President Saulos Chilima’s breakaway United Transformation Movement (UTM). Writing on his Facebook page, the Lilongwe based artist, who is to contest as Mighty  Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Candidate for Lilongwe City South West constituency, said no matter how many times the self-made opposition label him as one that has never benefited a single tambala from the ruling party, he will…

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Operation Landslide: Mutharika Extends Satellite TV Coverage to Rural Areas

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has commissioned a project dubbed Access to Satellite TV for 500 Malawian Villages which will see some households in rural areas being connected to satellite television. The project being financed by the Peoples Republic of China is targeting 500 villages across the country and 20 households in each beneficiary village are going to be given satellite television sets where they will be accessing up to 21 local and international channels for free. Speaking on Tuesday…

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Dzuwa Arts Theatre in ‘Let’s Act Again’ Initiative

The Lilongwe-based Theatre Company, Dzuwa Arts Theatre, has embarked on a rare initiative dubbed as ‘Lets Act again’ initiative in a quest to revamp the theatre industry and promote theatrical talent in the country. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), Dzuwa Arts Theatre Director, Ignatius Kaphinde (SC) said his theatre group decided to introduce lets act again initiative after noticing the ‘dormancy’ of theatre activities in the country. “As Dzuwa Arts Theatre, we observed that theatrical…

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Ndirande Anglican Voices, Great Angels Choirs Clash

Blantyre based Ndirande Anglican Voices and Lilongwe’s Great Angles Choir will on Sunday launch a new blend of gospel concert called Nyasa-Praise at Sheaffer ICA Marquee in Lilongwe. The concert is a brain child of M-Fest, a newly established entertainment company that aims at promoting arts and culture through well organized concerts with emphasis on quality and professionalism. In an interview Wednesday with Malawi News Agency, one of the company managers, Vita Chirwa, said they have restricted the line-up…

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Skeffa Chimoto’s Copycat Frank Kaunda to Launch ‘Nanfuko’ Album

After failing to launch ‘Nanfuko’ CD album during the period of Ramadan, Frank Kaunda says all is now set for the launch which is scheduled to take place on 20st July, 2018 at Zithere Pano in Mangochi. The launch of the album failed to take place on 1st June since most people in Mangochi where it was to take place were in the period of fasting during Ramadan that is why the artist decided to postpone it to 20st…

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