Monthly Archives: February 2013

A peep into Lucius’ 17th Toils


You cannot ignore Lucius Banda. Whether you love or hate him you will still pay attention when he makes any slight move. I came to this conclusion long time ago. I have done my share of critiquing his work because … Continue reading

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When Prof. Zungwala is Gregory Gondwe


If you recall, in 2009 when this column, The Drumming Pen, started appearing on these pages, it started with the name Gregory Gondwe before a forced metamorphosis led it to Prof. Zungwala. I borrowed the name, Prof. Zungwala, from my … Continue reading

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MULTICHOICE LAUNCHES MBC TV ON DStv


18 February 2013 Leading digital pay-tv operator, MultiChoice Africa, and the Malawi Broadcast Corporation (MBC) have further cemented their relationship in a deal that will see MBC TV being carried on the DStv platform in Malawi. MBC TV will launch … Continue reading

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21 Years after COSOMA


After government enacted copyright issues into a law under the Copyright Act in 1989, the country had to wait for three more years before what the law said at the time which was to have The Copyright Society of Malawi … Continue reading

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Breaking the International jinx


Lucius Banda says he wants to break the international jinx by start selling his music to the international market, in earnest. I don’t know where he is getting the courage to think that this time round it will work, considering … Continue reading

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The Blacks and their wobbling dream


The Blacks and their wobbling dream The Black Missionaries, that band founded by Evison Matafale and with a short successful stint with Msamude Fumulani says now that it is about to release its 9th Kuimba album, it is destined to … Continue reading

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Flash disk Patrons


To sell 700 copies at a single musical show, in one night and at K1000 a copy is a feat that can translate into something else. Already, this means K700, 000 a night and this is excluding gate, plus hire … Continue reading

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