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‘Beyond Beauty’ Miss Blantyre contest to be held in October

BLANTYRE (Malawi NewsNow)- Miss Blantyre Beauty Pageant is back and the event will take place in October this year, organizing chairperson Daniel Ngwira  has said t all preparations are going smoothly to come forth with a stunning formula that should take standards of modeling in Malawi to a different level. Ngwira said the management has partnered with various business stakeholders including the City Council and the Mayor of Blantyre Noel Chalamanda to hold series of pre-event build up activities in Blantyre and a strategic sustainable campaign that should promote the girl child as a productive citizen. He said this...

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Rev Chimwemwe Mhango counsels gospel artists

LILONGWE (Malawi NewsNow)- Musicians Union of Malawi (Mum) pesident Reverend Chimwemwe Mhango has  advised gospel artists to respect what they are and move within the line of what they preach. Mhango’s advise comes after he disclosed that MUM is flooded with complaints  from various events organisers complaining about the malpractice of gospel artists who fail to perform in their concerts despite receiving money. We really need to match what we preach and as gospel artists we need to realise that this is a ministry and that we are singing not only to get money but preach the word of God....

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Zambezi Magic launches on DStv with Kwangu Liwewe as content executive

BLANTYRE (Malawi NewsNow) –Multi-choice has launched its Zambezi Magic channel on DSTV Channel 160  to be managed by former Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) presenter and producer Kwangu Liwewe. Multi-choice said   the channel will showcase award-winning soapies, lifestyle programmes, edutainment series and exciting movies that tell the African story. Kwangu Liwewe urged production houses in the SADC region to submit their proposals, which she said will be subject to vigorous analysis and scrutiny by the Head office in Johannesburg, South Africa. “My role will be to source content from the channel’s six territories that are Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Botswana,...

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Sipe working on debut album ‘Survivor’, releases second single

LILONGWE (Malawi NewsNow) –Malawi’s housemate in the last season of Big Brother Hotshots, Sipe is working to release an album, according to her public relations manager Kimpho Loka. Loka said Sipe’s album to titled ‘Survivor’will be out before the end of the year. After releasing a hit single Chikondi Ndi Ndalama, which she featured celebrated Afro rapper and singer, Piksy, Sipe has also releases her second single. “The song is titled  I Do and came out on June 26. It was produced by DJ Sley at Chit-Chat Records in Lilongwe. He is also the brains behind her first release,”...

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Uganda arrests two presidential hopefuls Amama Mbabazi and Kizza Besigye

KAMPALA (AFP) –Ugandan police on Thursday arrested two top opposition leaders and presidential candidates hoping to challenge veteran President Yoweri Museveni in elections next year, reports said. Ex-prime minister Amama Mbabazi was arrested in central Uganda, while Kizza Besigye, a leader of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party, was arrested at his home just outside the capital Kampala, the state-owned New Vision newspaper said. Both were understood to have been arrested ahead of campaign rallies they had planned. Museveni, who has led the East African nation since 1986, has been endorsed by the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM)...

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