Hax Mumba Breaks Silence

Hax Mumba Breaks Silence

By Sellaphine Banda Lilongwe, September 15, Mana: After taking a five year break in the music industry, veteran reggae artist, Hax Mumba, is expected to release his new album titled Sitima Yomaliza  this year. Speaking with Malawi News Agency (MANA), on    Monday Mumba said he is officially back with an explosive album which has […]

Namadingo ‘Statue’ Raises MK 4. 7 Million

Namadingo ‘Statue’ Raises MK 4. 7 Million

Malawi’s celebrated Musician Patience Namadingo has managed to source over MK 4.7 Million for fellow artist William Kachigamba who is struggling with cancerous lip and seeks medical attention abroad. Namadingo, who is also FDH Bank brand ambassador, some days ago turned himself into a living statue to help raise MK 3 Million for Kachigamba to […]

Musician Micheal Yekha Gets Long-Overdue Tombstone

Musician Micheal Yekha Gets Long-Overdue Tombstone

By Sam Majamanda Phalombe, August 30, Mana: A social grouping called Muthukumano wa Alhomwe on Saturday celebrated the life of fallen Artist, Michael Yekha who was well known for his traditional music that hit Malawian airwaves in the 80s. Born on April 28, 1951 as Michael Yekha Mukhito Phiri, the Namawerenga hit maker passed away […]

Comedian Che Mandota Promises Fireworks In New Episodes

Comedian Che Mandota Promises Fireworks In New Episodes

By Moses Nyirenda Lilongwe, August 26, Mana: A Lilongwe based up-and-coming comedian, Che Mandota says he is geared to release his latest comedy episodes aimed at informing, educating and entertaining people in the country. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), Che Mandota whose real name is Jamil Sharif Chikakuda said he is currently […]

Tonse Administration Launches Malawi Artists’ Welfare Fund

Tonse Administration Launches Malawi Artists’ Welfare Fund

By Daniel Namwini Lilongwe, August 26, Mana: Government through Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife in collaboration with Malawi Gaming Board has launched Malawi Artists’ Welfare Fund aimed at supporting arts and artists behind creative works in the country. Speaking on Wednesday during the launch at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe, Minister of […]

Hilco to Drop ‘Ndakondwa’ Single

Hilco to Drop ‘Ndakondwa’ Single

By Arkangel Tembo Blantyre, August 25, Mana: Malawi’s Afro pop musician, Hilda Ulolo popularly known as Hilco, is set to release a new single titled ‘Ndakondwa.’ Hilco, who has relocated from Blantyre to Balaka to run a restaurant business, told Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday that the song talks about love, where a girl […]

Miracle Chinga Drops First Album

Miracle Chinga Drops First Album

By Blessings Kapina Lilongwe, August 23, Mana; A Blantyre-based renowned gospel singer, Miracle Chinga whose real name is Miracle Moffat, has released her first album titled ‘Mwapambana,’ Malawi News Agency (MANA) has learnt. In an interview, Miracle Chinga said the album is meant to give hope and encouragement to those going through various challenges in […]

Tonse Administration to Set Up Welfare Fund For Artists

Tonse Administration to Set Up Welfare Fund For Artists

By Arkangel Tembo Blantyre, August 18, Mana: Government plans to set up Welfare Fund to help artists in the country as one way of recognizing their contribution to the country’s development process after being sidelined for years. Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture, Michael Usi made the remarks Monday during the funeral ceremony of veteran […]

Soldier Lucius Chicco Banda

Soldier Lucius Chicco Banda

BY PETER MAKOSSAH In 1994, the Malawian omni-decorated music kingpin and most celebrated songwriter, composer and singing sensation, Lucius Banda released his maiden album, Son of a poor man, which had in it, chart-topping and dancefloor-filler hit-single, Mabala. His name immediately became an instant and regular feature on people’s lips while his music quickly captured […]

MBC Cheers Legendary ‘Anyoni’

MBC Cheers Legendary ‘Anyoni’

By Loness Gwazanga Blantyre, August 12, Mana: Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) staff on Tuesday visited and cheered celebrated Pamajiga artist Elson Soko, popularly known as Anyoni who has been sick for a while now at his home in Machinjiri, Blantyre. MBC Director General, Aubrey Sumbuleta told the press that Soko had played an important role […]