Police Arrest 17-Year-Old ‘Gulewamkulu’ in Chikwawa

Police in Chikwawa have arrested a 17-year-old masked (gulewamkulu) dancer on allegation that he wounded a fellow dancer. Spokesperson for Chikwawa Police Station Constable Foster Benjamin identified the suspect as Innocent Tayi. Benjamin said Tayi was arrested Sunday morning after he unlawfully wounded 22-year-old Coless Chirwa at their traditional camp in Phingo Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Maseya in the district. “The suspect is reportedly to have stormed into the camp and demanded gulewamkulu regalia from Chirwa,” said Benjamin. He…

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Let’s Serve Malawi with Every Ability, Innovation – Mutharika

President Professor Peter Mutharika has asked people of this country to serve the nation with every ability and innovation they can afford. Mutharika made the remarks Saturday in Lilongwe at Kamuzu Palace during the 2017 Malawi Broadcasting Cooperation (MBC) Innovation Awards event. He said, “Our spirit of innovation is what will change this country. It is inspiring to see that Malawi has many people who are innovative. “It is our duty to honour them; encourage them and inspire them,”…

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MBC Awards Ten Innovators; ‘You Continue to Inspire the Nation’

Malawi Broadcasting Cooperation (MBC) on Friday awarded 10 innovators in 10 categories marking a mile stone in MBC’s quest to serve a nation as public broadcaster. The award categories included; agriculture, environment, health, small scale entrepreneurship, education, art and culture, science and technology, large scale entrepreneurship, people living with disabilities and sports. Each awardee received a trophy, certificate and K1 million cash from MBC, and an offer of a month long foreign trip to China as one way of…

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Black Missionaries in Festive Season Tour

Reggae stars Black Missionaries have promised fireworks during the festive season tour that they have organized from 22nd December, 2017. The group’s leader, Anjiru Fumulani on Tuesday told Malawi News Agency (Mana) that the tour is scheduled to start on 22nd December during which fans should expect a massive and special Christmas performance that will keep them burning throughout. “We will start on 22nd at B Square in Lumbadzi and the next day we will be at Civo Stadium…

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Lilongwe Based ‘Kufewa Acrobatics’ on Blantyre Tour

A renowned Lilongwe based acrobatics group known as ‘Kufewa Acrobatics’ is on a tour in Blantyre aimed to promote their Kung Fu style movie titled the ‘Town Monger’. Abdul Rashid Shaibu who is one of the founders of the acrobatic group confirmed to Malawi News Agency (Mana) about the tour saying, they are doing live performances in the streets of Blantyre. “We have traveled to Blantyre to show people our live acrobatic skills while at the same time promoting…

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Gospel ‘Songbird’ Miracle Chinga to Drop Kumusakaniza Single

The budding gospel songbird, Miracle Chinga has said everything is set to release her new single Kumusakaniza by the end of December this year whose actual date will be announced in due course. Miracle, daughter to renowned fallen gospel songstress, Grace Chinga has this year released one hit song Mulungu pondilenga which enjoyed radio airplay. She also featured in her brother’s Steve Special song Ndili phee which is also doing well on Malawi’s gospel platforms. Miracle said she is…

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Artist Thoko Suya to Give Hope to the Sick

As Christians will be celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ on 25th December, Malawi’s female gospel artist, Thoko Suya, will be ministering and giving hope to the sick at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA), Suya who is also founder of ‘Thoko Suya Ministries’ said apart from ministering to the sick, she will also donate some Christmas gifts and entertain them through a brief music performance. “I want to cheer…

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Bizarre: 82-Year-Old Man Marries 25 year old Woman in Thyolo

Bizarre things do happen in life sometimes. But for people of Goliati Village in Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa in Thyolo, nothing could beat the marriage of octogenarian and a youth. “It is an abomination,” some social commentators argue, while others see nothing wrong. Such is the divided opinion as you walk down footpaths through tea fields to the village where a man and woman with the age difference of 57 years now live under one roof as husband and wife….

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Mzuni to Fundraise for Accident Victims

Mzuzu University students’ social welfare targets to raise over K1.5milionK1.5milion through a fund raising musical show scheduled for Friday to help students who survived in a road accident. According to the Director of Mzuzu Students’ Social Welfare, Chisisi Maseko, four students died while 27 others sustained injuries of various degrees in the road accident which occurred at Ntakataka. Maseko said the students were travelling in a 32-seater coaster from Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) where they went…

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Lake of stars to celebrate 15th anniversary next year

One of Africa’s leading music and arts festival, Lake of Stars (LOS), is expected to celebrate their 15th anniversary next year (2018) with festivals and warm-up events taking place in Malawi, London and Glasgow. Known for hosting a festival on the beautiful shores of Lake Malawi, the Lake of Stars Project has run events and festivals in UK and Africa since 2003, showcasing artists from Malawi, across Africa and around the world. Taking place on Saturday, 10th March 2018,…

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