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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MBC to Award Outstanding Mothers

Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) has said the 2018 edition of Zokonda Amai Macheza will, unlike last year, award outstanding and influential women in different categories based on their own club’s achievements. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), MBC Public Relations Officer, Chembezi Mhone said unlike in the previous events where artists were invited to perform, women this year will be the central focus. “Our focus further underlines the theme of promoting women networking for development as…

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Researchers Appeals for Use of African Herbs

Malawi’s traditional and cultural researcher and promoter, Moya Aliya Malamusi, has appealed to Malawians to continue using traditional medicine (herbs), saying they are the best cure for various diseases. Speaking Tuesday upon arrival at Chileka International Airport in Blantyre from a month long training in People’s Republic of China, Malamusi said the reason why many Chinese people are healthier and energetic was because they use herbs. Malamusi went to the People’s Republic of China under Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC)…

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Japanese Govt Handover Over Multi-Million TV Equipment to MBC

The Japanese Government on Friday handed over television equipment to Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) worth K460 Million that will help the public broadcaster in its role of disseminating information to the public. Speaking during the handover ceremony held at MBC’s Kwacha Studios in Blantyre, Ambassador of Japan to Malawi Kae Yanagisawa said the new equipment will generate content of high and international standard for MBC. “The newly mounted equipment will enhance the efficiency of MBC in program development and…

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MBC Plant Over 5,000 Trees Around Mudi Catchment Area

The Malawi Broadcasting Cooperation (MBC) Family from Blantyre on Saturday joined Blantyre Water Board (BWB) members of staff in planting 5,000 trees around Mudi catchment area. MBC enters into a group of 27 organizations that have this year alone taken a special interest in afforesting bare grounds of Mudi area, the main source of water for the parastatal which it supplies to residents of Blantyre district. Speaking at the function, Rev Billy Gama, MBC Board Chairperson said the organization…

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MACRA Rebuffs MCP Over MBC

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) has thrown away complaint by opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) against alleged biased reporting and programming by the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) telling the party to go the broadcaster and not the Authority. MCP wrote Macra on February 1, 2018 complaining against what it perceives as biased reporting and programming by MBC. “Reference is made to your letter dated 1st February 2018 in which you have complained to the Authority about Malawi Broadcasting Corporation’s…

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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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