Monthly Archives: February 2011

Malawi Cultural Centre


The closure of the French Cultural Centre which for the past 38 years was dependent on the French Embassy to Zambia and Malawi elicited a mourning that made me shudder with shame.Unlike crying over divorce or death, the closure of … Continue reading

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Beef Makes Malawi’s Hip Hop Retrogressive


A friend of mine Limbani ‘LC’ Chaguluka is an accomplished fellow in as far as the Malawi music urban history is concerned. He took offence when I discussed Urban Music on these pages here and mentioned a group of artists … Continue reading

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MAM STUDIO DRAMMA UNFOLDING


Weeks ago I predicted that there will be trouble brewing with the coming in of the Studio for the Musicians Association of Malawi (MAM). For some of you who is not in tune with what the Pen is trying to … Continue reading

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CALLISTA MUTHARIKA DRAWING SALARY FOR A CHARITABLE CAUSE


Taxpayers in Malawi are paying First Lady Madame Callista Mutharika over a million Kwacha every month as a salary for her appointed role as National Coordinator for Safe Motherhood for Malawi. Documents sourced show that the amount translates to twelve … Continue reading

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Behold, Tear Gass has Re-busted


Those of you who know how music, modern music in the country emerged on the scene just soon after the disciplinarian authority of the first President Hastings Kamuzu Banda will testify that there emerged a group of hippies that took … Continue reading

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