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By Mpho Musowa The year 2016 has been a horrible one for music show lovers with a spate of cancelled shows in Malawi. From Wizkid to Sipho Makhabane to Mafikizolo, the list goes on and on. As we reflect going into the New Year, it is important to look at what went wrong and find solutions to this…
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Opinion: Movies and Soundtracks

By Harold Kapindu Malawi movie industry is booming with the likes of Shemu Joya, Flora Suya and Chawezi “Chaz” Munthali among others releasing world class and award winning movies such as My Mother’s Story and Sponge. Not to mention actor…

Social networking with the dead

By Harold Kapindu Most of us have become social media addicts subconsciously. We cannot live without checking our WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Social media is arguably the cheapest mode of communication in this generation.…

Opinion: Royalties, Albums and Singles

By Harold Kapindu In Malawi when it comes to royalties, it’s albums over singles. Recently, artists Gwamba and Martse took it to social media to express their discontent over the Copyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA) royalties which they…

Opinion: My E-True Revolver Story

By Harold Kapindu It has been a week since Revolver answered God’s call. Its been a week since I posted something on Facebook or tweeted. Mainly because of two reasons, firstly I didn’t want to sound too emotional and secondly, I am not…

Opinion: Branding and Marketing

By Harold Kapindu Branding and marketing are two important factors that Malawian artists overlook. Nowadays, its art versus brand hence you find artists getting paid differently after sharing a stage. WWE’s CM Punk joined UFC this year; he…

Opinion: MUMA must learn from UMP

By Harold Kapindu Not a long time ago, Malawi had one award show “Entertainers of the Year” organised by Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC). To be honest, the show had a brilliant concept because it awarded all entertainment sectors…

Why Celebs keep their love life a secret

By Harold Kapindu It is a known fact that celebrities are attention seekers. For instance, celebrities like Kanye West, Kim Kardashian come up with publicity stunts to attract social media and trend online. However, this is not the case…