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Sunday, April 23, 2017

‘Vernacular poetry is more popular’

Vernacular poetry in the country has become a form of entertainment. Our reporter, AYAMI MKWANDA caught up with Chisomo Mdala, Poetry Association of Malawi (PAM) president, and asked him a few...

Of TV series, soaps

The coming of many television stations in the country would have closed the long yawning chasm of entertainment which the motion picture provides to people. With only MBC TV beaming in...

Feast of verse at kwaharaba

The promise was liberation of unspoken words.  In a confluence of ideas, last Saturday evening’s billing of our own Tawonga Taddja Nkhonjera and South Africa’s Xolisa Ngubelanga delivered performances as varied...

Artists fail to occupy Blantyre Cultural Centre

Unless government speeds up renovations of Blantyre Cultural Centre (BCC), artists will not have their offices there anytime soon due to its dilapidated condition. Government gave arts associations a go-ahead...

Neligo launches second DVD

  New Living Gospel Church’s Neligo Women Choir, whose members don school uniform when performing, will on April 23 launch its second DVD, Ndioloke, at Robin’s Park in Blantyre.  The choral...

Malawi’s food festival second coming

  Malawi’s Premier Food and Music Festival returns this year with a great deal of diverse delicious treats on the menu. Ovation Advertising Agency public relations manager Rogers Siula disclosed that...

Gwamba drops new single

  Hip hop musician Gwamba has dropped a new single titled Daily, which features Afro artists Kelly Kay and a new kid on the music bloc, Kennedy. The song, which tackles...

Poet bemoans foreign influence

  Renowned poet Felix Njonjonjo Katsoka has attacked what he calls Malawians’ obsession with foreign products and services. In his upcoming album titled Kudikila Mzungu 2, Njonjonjo questions the love that Malawians have...

Namadingo relishes Zambia Festival

  Musician Patience Namadingo, who represented Malawi at the inaugural Zambia Festival (Zamfest) last week, has said the festival is a great platform and opportunity to expose African talent, including local music...

Uhuru Jet in, promise a “show Malawians will never forget”

  Four-man South African kwaito/house group Uhuru have promised to thrill music lovers during the Uhuru House Experience tour scheduled for the Bingu International Conference Center (BICC) in Lilongwe tonight.  The show...

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Mozambique Health Authorities To Carry Out Tests On Frozy

Mozambique health authorities say they will carry out tests on a locally produced soft drink, Frozy, after Malawi banned it over “high levels of...