Monthly Archives: September 2010

Selling Singles to Dodge Mediocrity


A single in musical parlance is when an artist has released just one track for the consumers. While in other musical industries best singles have scaled the heights and turned artists instant millionaires, in Malawi it is a different story … Continue reading

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Malawi takes up the ESAAMLG leadership mantle


By Gregory GondweMalawi has taken up the presidency of the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) effective September 8, 2010 and will hold on to the mantle up to a year. Finance Minister Ken Kandodo Banda is the … Continue reading

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ICT Body Set to Transform Malawi


By Gregory GondweThe ICT Association of Malawi (ICTAM) has set up five thematic areas within which it wants to spur development in the country as it will support and complement government effort to turn Malawi into utilizing a fully transparent, … Continue reading

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Finding a Theme for our Musicians


William Shakespeare, the British Author became known with his love Poetry which he usually embedded in his passages as a playwright.The poems that he used to write were known as sonnets – which are strictly poems worded in a regular … Continue reading

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Billy Kaunda – The Fading Musician


Comparisons of personalities on who could be better than the other in different fields are abounding in this country. Usually a conclusion is never reached since such assertions are always paraded without any backing research efforts.Ever since music ‘revolutionalised’ from … Continue reading

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When your Prophets Shine in Foreign Lands


At the 2010Music Crossroads Inter-regional Festival held between 16th and 17th July 2010 at Tasuba Theatre, in Bagamoyo, in the folds of Makumbusho Centre of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, as a country, Malawi came out with a bruised ego.Our … Continue reading

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Is being a Musician Hereditary?


Names of musical stars have had their legendary and legacy perpetuated by their off-springs courting the question, ‘is being a musician hereditary?’The other discovery is that this seems to be very common with reggae artists than it is with the … Continue reading

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