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Chanco Travelling Theatre Announces Comeback

Chanco Travelling Theatre Announces Comeback

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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. ...
Joyce Banda Speaks Entrepreneurship At MBC Zokonda Amayi Macheza

Joyce Banda Speaks Entrepreneurship At MBC Zokonda Amayi Macheza

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Former President Dr Joyce Banda has described entrepreneurship as a key factor that can help transform the lives of women, particularly those operating in well-organised structures. She was speaking at this year's MBC Zokonda Amayi Macheza held at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge in Mangochi. The former Head of State, who was invited as a guest of honour at the event observed that women face barriers at all levels of decision-making because of their dependence on men and most of the time this leaves them disadvantaged to challenge discrimination and domestic violence. She said: "There is potential for women in the country to venture into the export-related business through forums such as the Zokonda Amayi Macheza structures." She, therefore, commended MBC for creating an enabling environ...
Joyce Banda Attends Zokonda Amayi Macheza Celebrations

Joyce Banda Attends Zokonda Amayi Macheza Celebrations

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Former President Dr Joyce Banda has joined multitudes of women at Sunbird Nkopola Lodge in Mangochi where she is the guest of honour at this year's Zokonda Amayi Macheza annual celebrations. Upon arrival, she was welcomed by MBC Director General George Kasakula among others. Other notable figures present are Aisha Mambo Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Acting Executive Director of Malawi Institute of Management, Dr Jessie Kabwira.
Old Mutual Donates To MBC Zokonda Amayi Macheza

Old Mutual Donates To MBC Zokonda Amayi Macheza

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Old Mutual Limited has donated K3 million towards Malawi Broadcasting Corporation's Zokonda Amayi Macheza scheduled for this coming weekend. Speaking in Blantyre after the symbolic cheque presentation, Rex Kadzongwe, Group Human Capital Executive for Old Mutual Limited said his organisation associates itself with progressive initiatives like MBC Zokonda Amayi Macheza hence the donation. “Old Mutual has a special programme for financial education for the public and we identified MBC Zokonda Amayi Macheza as one of the flagship programmes that we can use to reach the masses hence our donation. We have made a donation of K3 million towards their annual gathering and we are going to continue supporting them in future as we also use the platform to disseminate financial education," said ...
MASO unveils nominees for 2022 awards

MASO unveils nominees for 2022 awards

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Blantyre, October 11: Malawi Sounds (MASO) Enterprise on Monday unveiled nominees for this year’s MASO awards slated for November 26. Speaking during a press briefing in Blantyre, Director of MASO Awards, Augustine Mukisi said the awards which aim at promoting youth empowerment in the country through arts, have 30 categories in total. “Among the 30 categories, 20 are musical while 10 are non-musical. This year, we have included non-musical categories to show appreciation to other art sectors which are usually neglected when other artists are being awarded for their contribution to the industry. “Some of the non-musical categories are photographer of the year, graphic designer of the year, actor of the year and visual artist of the year, just to mention a few. Voting will commence...
Hope For Improved Efficiency As Maneb Launches E-System

Hope For Improved Efficiency As Maneb Launches E-System

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Education authorities are optimistic that the e-registration and e-payment systems that the Malawi National Examinations Board-MANEB has launched will greatly help in reducing the pressure and struggle associated with the manual payment method that has been under implementation for years. Deputy Minister of Education Monica Chang'anamuno shared the sentiments on Wednesday in Lilongwe when she officially presided over the launch of the new system. She also hailed MANEB for introducing the initiative and called on Malawians to embrace mindset change and the system for speedy operations "I therefore call on developmental partners to jump in and support in raising awareness to people especially in the rural areas on how best they can use the platform," said Chang'anamuno. Meanwhil...
BLANTYRE 42 .195 KILOMETRE RACE ON

BLANTYRE 42 .195 KILOMETRE RACE ON

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Organisers of this year's Blantyre City Marathon say the 42.195 kilometres race is this Sunday 4 September 2022. The competition has been rebranded as Blantyre 42.195 Kilometre Race. It was previously known as Blantyre City Marathon and will be held under the theme: ‘Changing Lives.’ Henry Moyo is the record holder after he ran the race in 2:18:05, a record set in the year 2002. See you there and we will be live!
MBC To Launch MBC TV2

MBC To Launch MBC TV2

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Malawi Broadcasting Cooperation will this year launch the MBC TV 2. While disclosing that all is set for the launch of the station, MBC Director General George Kasakula says the new channel will provide unstoppable entertainment and a platform for young people. MBC Board Chairperson Vasco Kachipapa has described the coming of MBC TV2 as a milestone in Malawi’s media industry.
MBC TV2 Engages Corporate World

MBC TV2 Engages Corporate World

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After interacting with content creators earlier in the day, Malawi Broadcasting Corporation management engaged the corporate world in Lilongwe. MBC Director General, George Kasakula, said the engagement is to allow the corporate world appreciate the new television platform. Kasakula said the audience is changing and that the current channel MBC TV cannot satisfy the needs and tastes of the viewers. "MBC TV2 targets the millennials and focuses on entertainment and sports," said Kasakula.