Tag Archives: poetry

MVANGIE ARTS SET TO LAUNCH RECITE FOR MOTHERS ALBUM

NEWS | POETRY | EVENTS By Yona Gondwe Art has become one of the most celebrated categories in entertainment, producing prominent artistic figures and groups, especially drama and poetry most notably the success of the TV drama, Mwachande. One of the up and coming arts’ hailing from Lilongwe, Mvangie Arts, is set to launch its debut album called RECITE FOR ...

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VERSATILE MASHALO LAUNCHES DEBUT BOOK NEXT MONTH

NEWS | BOOK | POETRY By Lusungu Ngwenyama As everything seem to be heading north in Malawi, seasoned poet and musician, Mashalo Samilo has diverted the current impasses by launching his long awaited poetry book, “Wakoma Nyasa” on the 26th of October 2019. As the name suggests, “Wokoma Nyasa” is a litany of poetic lines aimed at cementing the adage ...

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MASHALLO SAMILO SET TO RELEASE MAIDEN POETRY BOOK

NEWS | POETRY | BE ON THE LOOKOUT By Chifundo Zingunde Malawi’s seasoned poet and Musician, Mashallo Samilo is releasing his debut book, Wokoma Nyasa – a collection of poems which glorifies the beauty of Malawi, this month end. EM can confirm. Wokoma Nyasa*, literally, “Beautiful Malawi” is a litany of Mashallo’s previously released internationally acclaimed poems that have been ...

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ESTHER, THE PRETTY LITTLE ESSYVERT

NEWS | POETRY By Chifundo Zingunde The art of writing and letting the heart out from self-imaginations to inject papers with ink is not everyone’s step to take. No wonder it is called an art; the source of talent. At the age of 15, affronted, discouraged, Esther Ntombi Ndhlozi, a word artiste born and raised in the northern Capital, Mzuzu ...

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MADZEDZE IN DOUBLE CD & DVD LAUNCH

NEWS | POETRY | EVENT | BE ON THE LOOKOUT By Yona Gondwe Veteran poet, Joseph Madzedze known for his mouth cracking Chichewa poems such as “Mayeso aku usilikali”, and “Achikabudula amuna anga” is set to release a 22 poem compilation dubbed “Nyengo za Madando” and also a 17 poem DVD “Mayeso aku Usilikali” on the 11th of August this ...

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ADDRESSING SOCIAL ISSUES VIA POETRY – THE CASE OF JOHN LEMBI

NEWS | POETRY By Franco Mwachande Jnr Since time immemorial, poetry has always been one of the powerful vessels for disseminating information to multitudes. Locally, the industry has been gaining popularity as it continues welcoming new strong and talented people. Already people serving in the industry continue to capture attention of many to venture into it and join the race ...

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WHITHER NORTHERN REGION POETRY

NEWS | POETRY By Yona Gondwe First things first. I am a northerner, and I am also a poet. Most of you know me as Yona Mlakatuli. Of course, I am a writer too. Over the years, it has been paining me seeing poetry, especially from the northern region growing at a snail’s pace. Get me right here; I am ...

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UNMASKING THE GENIUS IN BUDDING DRAMATIST, FYSON BLESSINGS MUMBA

NEWS | UNTAPPED TALENT By Yona Yona Gondwe. Back in the days, both stage and radio plays used to be the talk of town. Late Du Chisiza junior, late Jack Phiri, the late Christopher GPMG Chiwalo et al; radio and stage plays used to rock. When you look at such a line up, one could not hesitate but truly accept ...

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THE FEMALE FACE OF LOCAL ENGLISH POETRY

UNTAPPED TALENT Upclose with NKT THE POET By Yona Gondwe There’s this unwritten code that bedevils females, Malawian females from daring English poetry industry. Not that we have a battalion of male English poets locally, nop! But pound for pound, female English poets in Malawi are a rare species. One of those rare jewels is one youthful Mzuzu-based icon, NKT ...

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