Monthly Archives: January 2012

Nowhere to flow for Mzuzu Milk


By Gregory Gondwe Dairy farmers in the North are said to be producing over 7 thousand litres of milk which has no market. The farmers who operate under the Mpoto Dairy Farmers Association (MDFA) are 800 in total and are … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Toyota Malawi Services


By Gregory Gondwe Mere mention of Toyota Malawi makes vehicle owners in the country shudder with fear, in the belief that the company is here to ensure that it sweeps all their monies and leave them to suffer in destitution. … Continue reading

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Chakufwa Chihana, the Forgotten Warrior


By Gregory Gondwe Chakufwa Tom Chihana is a name that is associated with multiparty politics of Malawi when the talk is in different shade where politicians are trying to out-do each other with some politicking. He is a man who … Continue reading

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Songs on Fuel Shortage


There is what is known as Freedom ofExpression. This also goes with expressive art, music is thus supposed to bethis work of art. Would you say that most of the music thatour artists have given us resonates with the general … Continue reading

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Malawi’s Mabiringanya Dancehall


Coincidence or call it chance, led me to adiscovery of Jamaica’s ragga, or commonly known as dancehall music but done byMalawian youth which is under the banner of ‘Mabiringanya’.  By the way Mabiringanya is the chiChewa wordfor eggplants. I am … Continue reading

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How MAM Kissed 2011 Goodbye


The finesse with which musicians in theNorthern region displayed their skills on December 31, 2011, left me wonderingwhat is wrong with the region. Of all the country’s three regions, thenorth seems to be in full display of a self pitying … Continue reading

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Re-looking the 2011 Musical Vibes


I should start with greetings for the New Year which isjust a few hours away. Starting from last week, I took you back on the journeyof 2011 where the Pen drummed out a number of issues regarding our industry. I … Continue reading

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