Monthly Archives: May 2012

Rasta is no Musician


It is fascinating how reggae became a musical genre that no one will ever divorce from the Rastafarian way of life. On Monday May 14, 2012 the Kamuzu Day, I decided to go to Afro Motel where there was supposed … Continue reading

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Evance Meleka: an impressionist Shame


Evance Meleka did not emerge on the local music scene as a solo artist; like twins, he materialized alongside Zebron Kankhunda. It will be unfair if I suggest that the two managed to get their fame through a track they … Continue reading

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Pitting Bob Marley against Joseph Hills


On Sunday this very week, after a church service, I decided to mix with total strangers at one of the joints in the City of Blantyre. Just going out like this is sometimes the best of mental therapies, not the … Continue reading

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2012 MISA-MALAWI ANNUAL MEDIA AWARDS


      CITATIONS   World Press Freedom Day Capital Hotel, Saturday 5th May, 2012   1.0            Introduction In March this year, MISA Malawi Chapter invited Journalists to submit their published work for the 2012 MISA Malawi Annual Media Awards. These … Continue reading

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Standard Bank brings second phase of Mo Money promotion


…Customers to earn 10% interest above market rates Lilongwe (Malawi)—Standard Bank Malawi is today pleased to announce the launch of a second phase of its Mo Money promotion. The new phase will run up to May 31. Announcing the new … Continue reading

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BIG BROTHER STARGAME Glitz & Glamour, Twists & Turns – Big Brother StarGame Delivers Shock and Awe in Season Opener


  Big Brother is back with a bang! The seventh season of the continent’s biggest reality show – Big Brother StarGame – blasted off on Sunday night (6 May at 20:00 CAT on DStv Channel 198) with more star power, … Continue reading

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What’s in a Song?


What attracts one to music? Is it the instrumentation or the lyrical content? I have previously attempted to tackle this issue here. And just like then, the answers are still as blurred. Today, I bring in some examples starting with … Continue reading

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