• Malawi: State broadcaster bans song for its “political message”

    Francis Kalawe’s newest music video ‘Dzuka Malawi’ has been banned from showing on state broadcaster MBCtv, reported Nyasa Times. Sources at the government-controlled tv station said producers were ordered to stop playing the video because “the message was very strong and sensitive to government”. ‘Dzuka Malawi’ came out on 19 August 205 and was first […]
  • Malawi: Broadcaster bans two songs for ‘un-Malawian words’

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Malawi: Broadcaster bans two songs for ‘un-Malawian words’ Because of erotic lyrics with “sensitive and un-Malawian words”, Malawi Broadcasting Corporation has banned a Zambian and a Nigerian hit song. On 12 November 2011, a Zambian hit song by Day-Vee, ‘Love Farmer’, and the Nigerian hit song ‘Sawa Sawa’ by DJ Flavour was reported […]
  • Malawi: National radio bans the music of musician Lucius Banda

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Malawi:National radio bans the music of musician Lucius Banda Malawi Broadcasting Corporation has banned the music of one the country’s top musicians, Lucius Banda, because songs on his latest album express criticism of the country’s government, reported Africanews.com on 5 January 2010 An article on Africanews.com stated that according to an internal memorandum […]
  • Malawi: Public broadcaster accused of blacklisting

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Malawi:Public broadcaster accused of blacklisting Malawian musician Lucius Banda claims to have been banned by public broadcaster, Malawi Broadcasting Corporation, reports Nation Online “My songs have been banned on Malawi Broadcasting Corporation and I am being dragged to court after all that I did for Bingu [wa Mutharika],” says Malawian musician Lucius Banda in […]
  • Musician dies in police custody

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Musician dies in police custodyMalawi’s outspoken reggae musician Evison Matafale dies in police custody.Article from BBC Related reading
  • Malawi police shoot protesters

    NEWS ##PagePublishedLong## Malawi police shoot protestersA riot erupted when officers tried to break up a protest against the death in police custody of the outspoken reggae musician Evison Matafale.Article from BBC Related reading
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