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Madonna to name hospital playroom ‘Rebel Heart’


BY GREGORY GONDWE Pop diva Madonna disclosed last Sunday that the paediatric and intensive care hospital her charitable organization Raising Malawi is building in Malawi will have a playroom which will be called Rebel Heart, which is the name of her thirteenth … Continue reading

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Have the Four theories of the Press outlived their usefulness in explaining government-media relationship in Malawi?


INTRODUCTION Long before the Malawi media took shape in earnest, three professors of communication, Fred S. Siebert, Theodore Peterson and Wilbur Schramm came up with the book Four Theories of the Press in 1956 which still made sense even during … Continue reading

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The Incomplete ‘Unfinished Project’


I am impressed with Wailing Brothers’ maiden album rightly named – ‘Unfinished Project’. They don’t even waste time to get down to business. The opening track ‘Mwatero ndi Inu’ is a loaded dice. It leaves you scampering all over the … Continue reading

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‘Fuko Lokondedwa’ is Makondetsa’s Protest


On the account of the contagious awe that his six previous albums have drawn out of many people, Anthony ‘Mr. Cool’ Makondetsa decided to carve another piece of facet that has become the most shining of his multi-faceted career when … Continue reading

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Nsaku: From analogue to digital


Charles Nsaku is a musician that the young ‘urban’ age can not relate to; at least this is according to my submission. Nsaku emerged on the scene from a very different Balaka route, but it was Balaka nonetheless. A wealthy … Continue reading

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Chris Kele conquers South African


When Chris Kele says ‘it is a disdainful attempt’ to even compare the aspect of art and trade in Malawi music to that of South Africa, you might think he is only trying to cheapen the local industry because he … Continue reading

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Inspire Club that dissects music


Music Crossroads yet again has established a unique concept of promoting the growth of Malawi’s music industry through the art of critique. For some months now, every Wednesday a music video is picked, watched, enjoyed, loathed, loved, and then an … Continue reading

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