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Malawians To Vote For Generations’ Best Actor

Malawians To Vote For Generations’ Best Actor

Arts, Entertainment
As Superior Country Wide Drama competition reaches climax,Malawians will have the opportunity to vote for the best actor to be featured in South African Television soap Generations the Legacy. Superior Events Management (SEM) Director, Japhet Majekete told Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Friday that the best drama group and actor competition will start soon. Majekete also said they are still discussing with the South-African Soap ‘Generations the Legacy’ to have the best actor featured in the soap. “We are still discussing with the generations crew and soon we will make a statement on this but all is going on well,” said Majekete According to Majekete, the best actor will come from the 10 groups that have made it to the National finals of the competition. “We are going for reality show n
Music Star Kadango Joins Politics

Music Star Kadango Joins Politics

Entertainment, Politics
Ellen Kadango, who used to mesmerize patrons with her music and dancing antics on stage in the late 2000, has dumped music career and joined politics. This was evidenced by her participation in the October 17, 2017 by-elections where she contested as an independent candidate for Lilongwe City South East. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Monday in Blantyre, Kadango said she has joined politics so that one day when she gets into parliament she would promote issues that affect the youths as adults have failed the youth big time. “I was born in a family with a back ground of politics. My father is Shaban Kadango who was a senior member of UDF in the early 2000,” she said adding that she would contest again in the 2019 Tripartite Elections as a parliamentary candidate. Kadango
Salama To Spice-Up UMP Awards: Tapps Bandawe Awarded

Salama To Spice-Up UMP Awards: Tapps Bandawe Awarded

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Salama Africa is set to perform at this year's UMP Awards scheduled for Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe on November 18th. Salama Africa Organization is a youth empowerment organization working in Dzaleka refugee camp. The aim of Salama Africa is to provide creative artistic and entrepreneurial outlets for the refugee youth and children in Dzaleka refugee camp. As part of the organization, Salama Africa Dance Crew is one of the best dance group in Malawi and the most sollicitated because if its wide range of creativity and choreography going from Afro pop, traditional dances, Hiphop, Salsa, Rumba and Congolese Ndombolo. The group will join stage South Africa's Mtee who is headlining the Awards. Salama Africa has once been nominated for vice-champion Kajive...
Status-Gate: Dan Lu Exposed Of Copy-And-Pasting Facebook Status

Status-Gate: Dan Lu Exposed Of Copy-And-Pasting Facebook Status

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If you are not educated enough to at-least construct a modest English sentence, better stay quiet or use the language you are conversant with to avoid being embarrassed. Part-Of-Life hit-maker Dan Lufani popularly known as Dan Lu has been exposed when he copy-and-pasted a well versed, nicely and artistically constructed status on Facebook and claimed to be his own just to impress his social media followers. Dan Lu copied the status which Grace Ntolera-Mujungu had posted expressing her love and adoration of her husband and the time they have been together. It was meant for their 10th anniversary. However, Lufani of Uhule Ndi Mtima could not resist it but to copy word by word and posted it on his Facebook page, without acknowledgment, as way of expressing love and adoration for his wife E...
Second Chance Movie Nears Premier

Second Chance Movie Nears Premier

Arts, Entertainment
GOSM production in association with Landline production have come together to produce a master piece movie titled “”Second Chance’’. The movie written by Isaac Misoya, is a story about a boy who lost his parents, brother whilst his girlfriend was impregnated by another man. Misoya added these were the genesis of all problems in the life of the main actor, for he stopped believing in God, and he had no hope of life. He said upon falling in love with a Christian girl he had a second chance to make things right with his life. ‘’The movie was inspired by a number of people whom I know were in the same situation, I thought it wise to bring encouragement to those who are going through the same situation, it’s not only here in Malawi but even in other countries,’’ Misoya explained. ‘’No matt
Mad Alley Eyes International Market After ‘Nyama’ Release

Mad Alley Eyes International Market After ‘Nyama’ Release

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Afro-Pop singer Mad Alley has cast his eyes on hitting the international bar as his latest single ‘Nyama’ keeps on gaining grounds. Mad Alley real name Madalitso Chimpeni noted that the Malawian music industry is slowly blooming into a profitable and reliable industry, and that artists and promoters need to cast their eyes beyond boarders. “Artists and music promoters should look at the bigger picture and aim for the international market,” said Mad Alley. “We need to get rid of the stereotypical phrase that “this is Malawi” because it is one of the many reasons people don’t invest time and money in music. Music speaks one language which is “good music”, no matter where you from, the world is waiting to listen to you as long as you speak that language.” The artist has released Nyama
RSA-Based Malawian Rappers Form Group

RSA-Based Malawian Rappers Form Group

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Five South African based Malawian Hip-Hop artists have formed a group called Until we Reach, aimed at advancing their music careers whilst representing Malawi internationally. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Monday, the group’s leader, Snag Bomaye, real name, Fraser Evans Masamba, said they have managed to produce four songs including videos which are enjoying massive air-play in South Africa. “We have released four singles namely Ndineneretu, Make it Out, These Walls, which is a collaboration with a well known South African Group, IMG and Things Change. We have also released videos for the songs. In the group, we are all equal with no one being superior to the other and we collaborate in pushing our talents under our brand,” he said. Bomaye said the songs have receive
Kapalepale Dies At 82, Veteran Radio Play Actor

Kapalepale Dies At 82, Veteran Radio Play Actor

Arts, Entertainment
Veteran radio-play-actor Smart Likhaya Mbewe who became a household name due to his acting name Kapalepale died on Friday evening after being bedridden for long time due to effects of stroke he suffered in 2004. Mbewe died at Mulanje District Hospital and will be laid to rest at his home Muliya village, Traditional Authority Juma in the district. He is survived by nine children and 33 grandchildren. Kapalepale made a name in the 1980s and 90s when he entertained listeners on MBC Radio in Sewero La Sabata Ino episode which later wore the moniker of Kapalepale the lead actor in the 30 minute play. The lead actor was Likhaya Mbewe himself who was also the producer of the program. Likhaya Mbewe’s career spans 39 good years. He joined the public broadcaster in 1964 as a member of the admin
FOCUS Collaborates With Refugee In I Believe

FOCUS Collaborates With Refugee In I Believe

Entertainment
New rap and R&B phenomenal FOCUS has taken a different direction in his career by working with refugees from Dzaleka camp. Born Chimwemwe Morgan Mayani, FOCUS has become a darling among aspiring young artists within Dzaleka Refugee Camp in the central region, due to his dedication and musical prowess. He has collaborated with the refugees in his song ‘I Believe’, a combination of R&B and rap. “In my free time I volunteer at Dzaleka Refugee Camp mentoring young artists. It is pleasing to work with such young people exploring their talents,” explained FOCUS. With ability to play keyboard, sampler and drum machine, FOCUS uses his music to entertain but also to speak about some of the ills the society experience; and has featured some of the challenges refugees face at the camp in
Ghetto King Kong Fredokiss Storms Lilongwe

Ghetto King Kong Fredokiss Storms Lilongwe

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After successfully holding a free show in populous Ndirande Township in Blantyre last month, hip-hop artist and self-styled Ghetto King Kong, Fredokiss, will next month storm the capital city of Lilongwe with another free performance. Fredokiss on 27th August held a free show at Ndirande Hall Ground in respect of his fans. And this time around he is doing the same for Lilongwe fans at Masintha Ground on 14th October. Dubbed The Ghetto King Kong Show, the event is being powered by Smooth Maheu and will be spiced up performances by other artists yet to be mentioned. In Ndirande Fredokiss behind the current hit song Dear Jah Jah was supported by Young Kay now re-branded as Hyphen, Dare Devils, Rina and The Thomson. Fredokiss born Penjani Kalua is a Masters Degree holder in Public Health m...