Coca-Cola Kuphaka Life storms Mzuzu

Following the success of its first show at the Blantyre Sports Club in the commercial city on 24th September, the Coca-Cola Kuphaka Life 2016 edition goes to the north and will be in Mzuzu this weekend. According to a statement made available to Mana, currently, the activations team is in the northern city registering teams that will participate in the second show slated for Mzuzu University (Mzuni) on Saturday, 8th October. “Registrations are currently underway. The main programme this…

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Teacher Mpamire and Kansiime to storm Malawi

Ugandan stand-up comedy queen Annie Kansiime is coming back to perform in the country and this time she is coming with her Ugandan compatriot Techer Mpamire. The two will perform at College of Medicine Sports Complex on November for and it will be the first time for Mpamire, courtesy of iMPALA marketing agency. “By public demand, we are bringing back Annie Kansiime together with Teacher Mpamire. The show will be at College of Medicine on November 4,” said the…

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Veteran Musician Giddes Leaves for USA

Celebrated acoustic veteran musician Giddes Chalamanda has finally realized his long cherished dream of going to the United States of America (USA) when he was given a resounding send off by many people at Chileka International Airport on Wednesday June 29, 2010. The 86 year old musician attracted the attention as soon as he was noticed donning a black suit before boarding a South Africa Airways plane. He was full of smiles soon after arriving at the airport and…

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Gospel music in Malawi

This text provides an overview of gospel music in Malawi. Following voyages of David Livingstone and other British missionaries in the 1800s, Malawi was made a British protectorate on 14 May 1891. The coming of the missionaries diluted and changed the cultural practices that were there already. Most of the major Christian sects are represented in Malawi. Until the 1990s, the dominant sects were Catholics, Presbyterians and Adventists. Musically they were very traditional and gospel music at the time…

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Dikamawako Arts says future looking good

Dikamawako Arts through its Founder and Director, Tawonga Nkhonjera has said this year they have a lot to offer fans in music, theatrical plays and films. Tawonga first highlighted the new single that their musician Muhanya will soon be releasing. “Our musician Muhanya will be releasing a new single titled ‘Be your friend’ which is the first off his yet to be released second album ‘Failure’ and to twist things a little, the video will be launched on one…

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