Monthly Archives: August 2013

Lusubilo Band enlivens James Brown


I am a kind of person who was born very artistic, not in the creative, imaginative, inventive and arty sense, but in a recipient sense; I am a receptacle that has an affinity to everything arty. It ‘plugs’ into me … Continue reading

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Bequeathing Mafunyeta objet d’art


Patrick Magalasi – A.K.A Mafunyeta – started his short journey on March 27, 1988, before succumbing to an asthmatic attack on August 11, 2013. I don’t need to say how young he has died, considering that despite making such a … Continue reading

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JB gags Mablacks


President Joyce Banda’s generosity seems to be celebrated in all forms of manner and style and from the onset I have to disabuse all and sundry that my contention is not in the comportment recipients of such ‘benevolence’ chose to … Continue reading

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The Musical Sage that was Mjura


From the comprehensible age that allowed me to enjoy John Chilembwe play on Malawi Broadcasting Station (MBC) radio, to the time that I had to actually see the man behind the ‘complete’ musical compositions in the play, Mjura Mkandawire has … Continue reading

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Whose money is tax-payers’ money


Either I am a difficult and dull chap or I poke my nose in the wrong place. I still cannot get it.  Not getting it has nothing to do with what you are thinking; that I am either high on … Continue reading

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Don’t Kill the Musicians


Have you ever imagined why people keep on killing musicians before their actual death? You are wondering but I am saying the same things into which you have ever participated. Long before the South African anti-apartheid reggae icon, Lucky Dube … Continue reading

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Makondetsa Vs Mablacks


Anthony Makondetsa is a cousin to the Fumulani as well as the Chokani members of the Black Missionaries, commonly known as Mablacks. Now that The Black Missionaries have released their latest album of ‘Kuimba 9’, what has come very common … Continue reading

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