The commemoration of World Radio Day is underway in Zomba.
Minister of Information and Digitalisation Moses Kunkuyu is presiding over the commemoration.
Globally, the day is celebrated on 13 February every year and this year, the day is being celebrated under the theme: "Radio and Peace."
The World Radio Day Day was set aside by UNESCO to celebrate radio as a tool for communication and information dissemination.
Castel Malawi Limited has made an injection of K7 million into an exclusive dinner and dance featuring Lawi and Awilo Longomba slated for 29 April 2023 at Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe.
The event has been organized to offer Malawians a moment of fun and dance with the ‘Karolina’ hit-maker.
The UK-based Longomba who originally is from the Democratic Republic of Congo is well known internationally for his music and mesmerising dancing skills.
Lawi expressed excitement to be sharing a stage with one of Africa’s great artists and encouraged Malawians to be part of the event as it is going to be a night to remember.
Apart from Castel, some of the partners include Epic Group and Amal Brand.
Podcast Malawi has today handed over a K450,000 cheque to Reggae Dancehall artist Chizmo Njuchi at a ceremony which took place at Podcast's studios in Lilongwe.
It follows an online fundraiser organised by the platform meant to raise one year house rentals for the artist, who revealed in a podcast how he had been struggling to make enough money to support his basic needs.
Podcast Malawi is a local YouTube channel that gives platform to different people to tell stories about their lives and what they do.
Chizmo shared harsh realities that a lot of artists in the industry face in their struggle to make ends meet, the development that made Podcast Malawi to step in and engaged fans into an online donation campaign.
Besides the donation, the initiative has also connected the artis...
Airtel Malawi plc has launched a new mobile TV App "Airtel TV" with the aim of bringing Television closer to its subscribers.
Speaking during the launch today in Lilongwe, Marketing Director for Airtel Malawi Thokozani Sande said that they believe the App will help in uplifting the entertainment industry by promoting local content.
Director of Engineering and Technical Services at Zodiak Broadcasting Station ZBS, Haswell Solomon, which is one of Airtel's partners has commended the company for the initiative.
People usig the app will be able get Zodiak services on it.
Players in the Arts and Entertainment sector have faulted president Lazarus Chkawera for not showing interest in uplifting the industry.
According to Gift Sukez Sukali, President of the Film Association of Malawi, it was worrying that president Chakwera in his State of the Nation Address, did not tackle issues relating to how government is intending to promote the sector.
Sukali who is also Manager for HD Plus Creations said the industry is not growing due to under-funding, which is not only to the disadvantage of the players but also to the growth of the tourism industry.
“The Arts sector is lacking in terms of investment. If they say they want to improve the Tourism sector, first of all they have to have the things which can attract people.
Right now our music, our films, ou...
By Brighton Tchongwe
In fulfilment and maintaining Late Lingson Belekanyama's idea of supporting local christian choirs in his Msinja South constituency, Member of Parliament(MP) for the area Francis Belekanyama has promised the choirs of his continued support in their activities.
Francis who is son to the departed Belekanyama said this at Myasei ground in Lilongwe where awarded choirs who have emerged the best in a choir competition he conducted in his constituency.
The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) MP, said his father loved singing in a choir in the Catholic Church no wonder he became patron of many choirs during his tenure as the MP for the area.
The young Belekanyama said, "choir competition will help his constituents to promoting love and unity which was one of the pill...
Local Taekwondo star, Stain Phiri has won a gold medal at the Matola Championship which took place in Maputo, Mozambique.
Phiri won the medal in the Poomsae Senior Black Belt Category, beating Mozambican Abdul Junior in the final on Saturday.
However, his quest for a second gold medal was halted by another Mozambican, Joaquim Zandamela in the semifinals of the Kyrougi fight, with Phiri blaming it on foul attacks from his opponent.
Phiri is no stranger to success, having won two gold medals at the Korean Ambassador Cup in Johannesburg, South Africa last year.
Karonga-based KAMU Guard Services Football Club have laughed the last in the Unayo K15 million Northern Region Football Association (NRFA) after beating Chitipa Young K 3 -1 in a match that was played at Karonga Stadium Sunday afternoon.
In a third place match played in Mzuzu, Likoma-based Ulisa Football Club beat Chihame FC from Nkhatabay 5-4 on post-match penalties after a goalless draw in regulation time.
For being crowned champions, KAMU received a bank alert message of K2 million and a trophy while Chitipa Young K received K1.5 million. Ulisa and Chihame received K1 million and K700,000 respectively for finishing third and fourth in the competition.
In media awards, MBC's Rudovico Nyirenda has been named as the best journalist in Radio Category while Pledge Jali of Nation Pu...
Musician WalyCris, who died in a road accident on Friday last week, has been laid to rest this afternoon in Machinjiri, Blantyre.
The artist, famed for his song Achalume, died in Zimbabwe while on his way back home from South Africa where he went to perform with Zembani Band. Thousands of people thronged Hammers Primary School Ground in Makhetha, Machinjiri where a ceremony was held before he was taken to his final resting place.
Among the people present were fellow artists such as Leslie Moyo, comedian Mr Jokes, his producer Juxy and Mikozi Online chief executive officer Bright 'Excess' Chiligo.
In an interview, Juxy said the deceased was talented and quick.
“He was humble and friendly. He interacted with everyone. His music concepts were always intriguing. We produced many s...
CHANCO Travelling theater (CTT) has announced that it has organised a live performance slated for Thursday, 20 October 2022 in the Little Theatre
In an interview with Chanco News, CTT President, Comfort Chauluka said the group is set to stage a live performance on "Withu ngwamoyo (ours is alive)", a tumbuka-chewa artistic drama which was written by Linda Tembo and directed by Ted Khwiya.
Chauluka pointed out that poor organisation and unchanged traditional structures which were followed by previous team affected their activities as some members lost passion which resulted in lack of commitment and loss of hope.
The CTT president further added that people should expect to be entertained and be informed about different aspects of life as the performance will be a massive comeback.