Lilongwe Maseko Ngoni Chapter to Hold Isingoni Competition

The Lilongwe Maseko Ngoni chapter will on February 10, 2018 host Isingoni competition at Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe. The competition will draw together various Ngoni zones in the centre to encourage the youth of the Ngoni tribe to preserve their cultural practices. Lilongwe Maseko Ngoni chapter chairperson, Andrew Kamlopa said they have organised the competition to encourage Ngoni youth to preserve their cultural practices. “We are targeting the youth because they are the ones that will preserve our…

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Kiliye kiliye Remain Committed to LYCO Initiatives

The Malawi Digital Broadcast Network Limited (MDBNL) popularly known as Kiliye kiliye digital TV, has said it will remain committed to the Light of Youth Creative Organisation (LYCO) initiatives. The MDBNL Director of Marketing, John Mchilikizo said this on Saturday during the National School Youth Arts Festival (NASFEST) Gala awards held at BICC in Lilongwe. NASFEST is an annual youth festival organized by LYCO a Lilongwe based youth registered organization. Every year the festival brings specific theme to compete…

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Zonena Kuchuluka; Lawi, Namadingo Seal Deal

Malawi’s celebrated and award winning artists, Lawi and Patience Namadingo have joined forces in order to take Malawian music to greater heights. Speaking during a press briefing on Sunday in Blantyre, Namandingo said the union is a response to their fans’ suggestion to work together as their music is loved by almost the same audience. He said he believed the new working relationship with Lawi would be a success as each of them is unique in their own way….

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Rape Star Mwiza Chavura Released

Malawi’s up-coming Hip-Hop artist Mwiza Chavura, who swirled controversy last week after producing a song titled ‘Ndidzakupanga rape’ has finally been granted bail by  the the Lilongwe Magistrate’s Court on Friday after spending eight days in police cells. The rape ‘star’ Chavura,  has been charged with producing obscene language contrary to section 179 (1) of the Penal Code. He has been granted bail on consideration that the case is a misdemeanor that can only attract a fine. His bail…

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Game Changer: Over 1200 Prizes Splashed in TNM ‘Kwatentha’ Promotion

As the “Kwatentha ” Summer Splash promotion chapter entered its third month, TNM PLC has rewarded customers with different prizes including Huawei Y3 Lite smart phones, power banks, branded t-shirts and caps in the last but one draw totaling the number of winners to 1200 so far.. Speaking at the TNM headquarters on Thursday in Blantyre, the company’s Head of division, Subhuza Ngwenya expressed the company’s excitement and satisfaction on the progress made so far stating that since the…

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South African Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela Dies

Legendary South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela has died at the age of 78 after a decade-long fight with cancer, according to a statement from his family on Tuesday (Jan. 23). Often called the “Father of South African jazz,” Masekela died in Johannesburg after what his family said was a “protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer.” Trumpeter, singer and composer Masekela, affectionately known locally as “Bra Hugh,” started playing the horn at 14 and quickly became an integral part of…

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Tay Grin, Anong’a, inspire Mangochi Youth

Celebrated Malawi music artist, Tay Grin, and soccer stars, Fischer ‘Anong’a’ Kondowe, Henry ‘Magetsi’ Kabichi, and George Nyirenda over the weekend inspired the youth of Mangochi during a HeForShe campaign. The event was held at Nampiguja Primary School in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Bwananyambi. It was organized by UN Women as part of the organization’s activities in promoting girl child education and gender equality in the districts of Dedza, Salima and Mangochi. The celebrities encouraged the youth…

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Chief ‘Rapist’ Mwiza Chavura Arrested

Malawi’s up-coming rapper Mwiza Chavura, who swirled controversy last week after producing a song titled ‘Ndidzakupanga rape’ is in the hands of police. National Police Publicist James Kadadzera, told local media  a short while ago that Chavura is currently being interrogated at Blantyre Police Station. Chavura’s hip hop track titled ‘rape’  attracted debate last week among Malawians on social media platforms such as facebook and whatsapp. In the song, Chavura was announcing plot to let a girl got drunk…

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Public Anger Over Pro-Rape Song

Malawians have reacted angrily to the production of a hip hop track titled ‘rape’ by Mwiza Chavura. In the song, Chavura was announcing plot to let a girl got drunk on his bills with an intention of raping her for turning down his sexual advances on her. “Ndidzakupanga rape/ kukumwetsa bawa ndikupanga rape/kukamwa kwako nzakumata tape/ zindikana uone udzalira help/ I don’t ……. around nzakupanga rape,” goes part of the chorus of the song. But the song has apparently…

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Mzuzu University Hailed for supporting Artists

Artists in the northern region have hailed Mzuzu University (Mzuni) for showing its commitment towards uplifting arts industry in the country by opening an arts facility to be used by artists and theatre groups for free. Speaking in separate interviews, the artists specialised in traditional dances, theater, music and fine arts among others, said Mzuni needs to be applauded for taking a step to provide the arts centre besides offering creative arts lessons at the institution. One of Mzuzu…

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