Airtel Partners MBC to Beam Euro 2020

Airtel Partners MBC to Beam Euro 2020

By Janepher Kaudzu Blantyre, June 10, Mana: Airtel Malawi has signed a memorandum with Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) to broadcast live Euro 2020 matches slated from June 11 to July 11, 2021. Airtel Managing Director, Charles Kamoto said the company was excited to sponsor the broadcasting of the Euro matches adding that the move would […]

Sumbuleta Gets Court Bail

Sumbuleta Gets Court Bail

The High court in Lilongwe has granted bail to former director of Malawi Broadcasting Corporation, Aubrey Sumbuleta. Judge Chifundo Kachale says, among other conditions, Sumbuleta should pay a cash bond of K500,000 and two non-cash sureties of K250,000. The former MBC Boss Sumbuleta was arrested four weeks ago on six counts bordering on abuse of […]

George Kasakula’s Appointment As MBC Director General Sparks Anger

George Kasakula’s Appointment As MBC Director General  Sparks Anger

A cross section of Malawians have reacted ‘angrily’ to the appointment of George Kasakula as Director General for the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). Minister of Information, Gospel Kazako confirmed the appointment of Kasakula on Wednesday through his official facebook account. “The Board of Directors for MBC has appointed George Kasakula as its Director General,” said […]

Unconfirmed: MCP’s Propagandist Kasakula Appointed Director General For MBC

Unconfirmed: MCP’s Propagandist Kasakula Appointed Director General For MBC

Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Board has appointed Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Propagandist George Kasakula as Director General for the state broadcaster, according to unconfirmed reports. Kasakula, who is the Editor in Chief for Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Mouth-Piece Times Group, has been a critic of former governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The appointment of Kasakula […]

FDH Bank plc Coughs K30 million for MBC Top of the Class

FDH Bank plc Coughs K30 million for MBC Top of the Class

FDH Bank plc has committed another K30 million sponsorship towards Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Top of the Class in 2021 which will mark six years of ongoing sponsorship from the bank. The bank’s Head of Marketing and Communication Levie Nkunika made the announcement during the 2020 MBC Top of the Class Finals that were held […]

Minister Kazako Fumes At MBC Staff

Minister Kazako Fumes At MBC Staff

Minister of Information Gospel Kazako has expressed disappointment with the way the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) is operating underscoring that it is being resistant to change. Kazako made the remarks on Wednesday after meeting MBC management and staff in Blantyre. He said when he was appointed as Minister five months ago, he met authorities at […]

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 […]

Kaliati Warns Against Bureaucracy in Government Offices

Kaliati Warns Against Bureaucracy in Government Offices

By Mary Makhiringa Balaka, July 27, Mana: Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati, over the weekend warned senior government officers against abuse of their offices and fellow workers. Kaliati said it was disheartening to note that some senior officials in government departments ill treating their junior staff a situation she described […]

MBC Boss Sumbuleta Admits Mistake

MBC Boss Sumbuleta Admits Mistake

The Director General for Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), Aubrey Sumbuleta has admitted that the state broadcaster made some mistakes in previous years in discharging its duties. Sumbuleta made the confession on Wednesday during a familiarization by the newly appointed Minister of Information Gospel Kazako at MBC’s main studios in the commercial city of Blantyre. Sumbuleta […]

Gospel Kazako Vows to Free MBC

Gospel Kazako Vows to Free MBC

The newly appointed Minister of Information, Gospel Kazako has vowed to make state broadcaster the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) free from political bondage. The Minister Kazako, who is also the Director for the privately-owned Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS), made the vow in an interview with a local media. The former MBC employee, Kazako said his […]