Monthly Archives: March 2014

Malawians Love Dance Music


Two weeks ago, on these very pages, I intimated on how inveigling Lawi’s 17-track album has proven to be. As I predicted, it has trail-blazed the local entertainment scene. Lawi has been over generous. He has 17 tracks in one … Continue reading

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Creating Malawi music leaders


The Karonga-based Lusubiro Band has great youthful musical entertainers that proved their natural endowment and adapted musical understanding by winning last year’s Chibuku National Competition.   But according to Prof. Chungja Agnes Kim, the brains behind the Lusubiro Music Centre, they … Continue reading

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Lawi’s mellowness


  Francis Phiri is a name that you will find in many countries in this part of Africa, including Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe and across the length and breadth of Malawi.   But there is one Francis Phiri, … Continue reading

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