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Model Kythrina Tadala Phiri signs for Sungold Ltd, to contest at Miss Christian Africa
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Model Kythrina Tadala Phiri signs for Sungold Ltd, to contest at Miss Christian Africa

By Chancy Namadzunda: Local model Kythrina Tadala Phiri has signed a three-year contract as Sungold Food Processing Limited brand ambassador. According to the company's Human Resource Manager Martha Namate, apart from the contract, they have also sponsored he trip to Cameron where she will participate at Miss Christian Africa. "As a company, we believe in assisting the youth and women to achieve their dreams. Our signing of Kythrina and the subsequent sponsorship to Cameron will not only benefit us, but Malawi as a country. "She not only going there as our brand ambassador but also to market Malawi, this we believe will benefit a lot the country while we are promoting her modeling skills," she said. She said Sungold Food Processing Limited sponsorship has covered a round tic...
Government blocks Zodwa Wabantu’s show
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Government blocks Zodwa Wabantu’s show

By Chancy Namadzunda: Government through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife has blocked a show in Blantyre where South African artist Zodwa Wabantu was supposed to perform. The show was scheduled for Dominic's in Blantyre on June 11, 2022. Tourism , Culture and Wildlife Minister Michael Usi said the inclusion on Zodwa on the perfomers list rendered the show not fit for Malawi. However, one of the organizers Biggie Lu said they are negotiating with the ministry because her performance will be different from what she is known for. Zodwa Wabantu is a South African media personality, socialite and dancer. Wabantu makes waves for the fact that she performs without wearing panties. In 2017, she was banned from performing in Zimbabwe due to the nature of her performa...
Chinsapo Sweet Melodies jets in TZ ahead of Stream of Tranquility Ministry youth conference
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Chinsapo Sweet Melodies jets in TZ ahead of Stream of Tranquility Ministry youth conference

By Shadreck Maoni: Lilongwe based gospel music group, Chinsapo Sweet Melodies has arrived in Tanzania where among other things they are scheduled to perfom at a youth conference organised by The Stream of Tranquility in Dodoma oj Saturday 28 this month. The Choir departed for Tanzania through Kamuzu international Airport (KIA) on Thursday. Speaking at the airport before departure, Chinsapo Sweet Melodies Chairperson Angella Chankomera said they are glad to have an opportunity to minister across the boarders after getting an invitation by The Stream of Tranquility Ministry. Chankomera said the conference is aimed at helping youths in Africa to build up their thinking through patriotism and also help the youth to know that success begins at their own homes and not in other countr...
Top American Band Christian Band, The Afters are coming to Malawi
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Top American Band Christian Band, The Afters are coming to Malawi

By Chancy Namadzunda: American Award winning Christian-Pop-Rock band , The Afters along with The Grove Band are scheduled to play a series of three concerts in Malawi, together with gospel music maestro, Faith Mussa, and contemporary gospel musician, Paul kachala. The debut concert will take place at Crossroads Hotel Auditorium on Friday, the 18th of June starting at exactly 5:00pm and an open ground concert will follow at African Bible College grounds On Saturday the 19th from 2:30 pm. The three acts will then trek down to the commercial city of Blantyre, where they will rock at blantyre baptist church on the 21st of June, starting from 6:00 pm. All the shows will be free of charge. The afters and The Grove band leader, Josh Havens, has expressed utmost excitement to for the u...
Dumis9n I, Trumel to spearhead Malawi’s new reggae music generation
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Dumis9n I, Trumel to spearhead Malawi’s new reggae music generation

By Patrick Ng'ambi: Mzuzu City has been blessed with a Reggae music show dubbed "urban reggae night' which is scheduled to take place at Queens Club this coming Saturday. The show is spearheaded by Dumis9n I, real name Dumisani Chirwa and Trumel who is a Lilongwe based reggae music artist. Speaking Thursday in an interview, Chirwa who is one of the organizers of the show said they decided to come up with the show so as to create a performance platform for the new generation in the reggae music showbiz. "In Malawi, reggae music is dominated by established artists who generally dont give chances to new generation of artists. If you can look around, it is the same reggae groups who have been playing since some years ago without introducing new talented faces," he said Chirwa sa...
Earnestar to drop “Random thoughts” EP
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Earnestar to drop “Random thoughts” EP

By Patrick Ng'ambi: Blantyre based Reggae and Dancehall artist, Earnestar, real name Earnest Mbiri is set to release his first extended playlist (EP) titled Random thoughts this coming Friday. Speaking Thursday in an interview, Earnestar said he decided to come up with an EP because he recorded a number of songs within a short period and realized that he cannot release all the songs in single tracks. "I still have some pending projects to release therefore, I decided to compile the recorded songs in an EP," he said. Earnestar pointed out that since he had no plans of dropping the playlist, he decided to name the compilation Random thoughts as it contains songs which are carrying random messages. He added that his mission in the music industry is to besides entertaining peopl...
MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy class of 2023 opens
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MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy class of 2023 opens

By Staff Reporter: MultiChoice is searching for 60 aspiring film and TV content creators from Southern Africa, West Africa and East Africa to be part of the Class of 2023. MTF Director Nwabisa Matyumza said that as the company is approaching its fifth year, the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Academy is calling for applications for its world-class film and TV training programme which kicks off in October this year. Matyumza said the call is open to all emerging filmmakers with either some industry experience or a relevant post-school qualification, to apply for this exciting opportunity to hone their television and film production skills. "Our curriculum combines film studies such as directing, sound design, the business of film, to name a few with workplace experience on M-Ne...
Aggression glorified in Eli Njuchi’s Gugugu?
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Aggression glorified in Eli Njuchi’s Gugugu?

By Davie Dan Mchinga: Inarguably Malawi’s hottest dancehall artist Eli Njuchi; days ago, released a single Gugugu currently enjoying massive downloads and air play on radios. The song was adroitly produced as the instruments as well as the voice are in perfect harmony, giving it a touch of real dancehall vibe. The song carries two themes: artisGugugutic as well as the social/moral. The focus here will however, be placed on the hidden one. The lyrics are replete with rage as well as vince which may increase negative emotions and thoughts that can lead to aggression. The opening verse begins with a blatant threat to his aggressors in that he will either stab or shoot him/her to death if they mess up with him. It goes like: Mudzangomva wina wafa/ Wina wafa Mudzangomva w...
MultiChoice introduces direct sales force
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MultiChoice introduces direct sales force

By Staff Reporter: In an effort to increase accessibility to digital television and further provide customers with a world of choice, MultiChoice Malawi has introduced a Direct Sales Force (DSF) who will engage in door-to-door sales of GOtv and DStv decoders. The service on offer from the DSF will include assistance with subscription activations and customers education on the DStv and GOtv digital self-service options like, *470# USSD code, MyDStv app and the MyGOtv app, to effortlessly manage their subscriptions. Customers can easily identify DSF’s through their distinct blue DStv and yellow GOtv reflective vests. The MultiChoice DSF’s are dispersed through Malawi’s northern, central and southern region equipped with the knowledge and customer care for new and existing custome...
Rhoda J releases new hit single, Palibe
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Rhoda J releases new hit single, Palibe

By Chancy Namadzunda: Malawi's South African based sensational songstress, Rhoda J who recently shot to stardom with a Lucius Banda's iconic hit, Nthawi remix is back on the scene with a massive slow jam. Rhoda J, whose real name is Rhoda Jedegwa has released a new hit single, Palibe, which has exploded to the music spheres with an extra bravado. Palibe, which was recorded and produced in Johannesburg is a complete departure from her earlier offerings, with her Nthawi remix hinging on a reggae tune while her next tune was an equidistant fuse of Malawi's traditional beat and mild Amapiano vibes. According to Rhoda J, Palibe is available on all music outlets including Youtube, iTunes, Spotify among many others. In an interview the smooth and silky-voiced songbird said: "the so...