List of winners at Malawi Achievers Awards 2017

The presence of comic Daliso Chaponda, the Britain’s Got Talent 2017 finalist, performances of contemporary gospel musician Faith Mussa and Congolese music legend Awilo Longomba at the 4th edition of the glamorous Malawi Achievers UK in Leicester stood out most. But the complete list of winners also gave credence to the objectives of the achievement awards. A 24-year-old Malawi-born football striker Pearson Mwanyongo, who has been signed by Boston United, scooped the award for sports while  student Sangwani Harawa  who emerged the winner of  Miss Teen Africa in London last December, picked the gong for the…

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Malawi Wedding: Mr & Mrs Mtuwa Chawanangwa

On How they met We have known each other for quiet sometime! Our parents were friends back from their secondary school days back in the 70’s, so a time came when I proposed which was over lunch. Luckily she said yes, and so it started from there. But I would say we had a crush on each other quiet a number of years it was just a matter of time! Email us at info@malawiheat.com to feature your wedding story

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Malawi Wedding: Mr & Mrs Chinamale

On How They Met Yamikani and I met in Kenya at church. He was there at school and I was there with family. We left Kenya for SA and remained Friends. Him and his family came to SA for holiday and we linked up lunch one afternoon after which we started chatting more. Our relationship was mostly long-distance. Across 3 countries. Kenya, Malawi and SA. In January 2016 he proposed and I said “yes definitely”. We had our traditional engagement (last July) and our wedding was on 25 March Wedding…

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Photo Gallery: Tendai Tambala crowned Miss MCA

 By Timothy Ntilosanje Tendai Tambala has been crowned Miss MCA in pageant last weekend, beating out 5 other contestants. Lusubilo Mwaungulu who is studying IMIS, and Maggie Maonga who is studying CIPs were the runners-up during Saturday’s competition at held at Amazon (formerly Zanzi) in Lilongwe. Tendai Tambala currently studying higher diploma in business management, said the contests leading to Miss MCA were the first she’d participated in and as Miss MCA she plans on working with the college’s student union to encourage her fellow students to work hard in…

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Karonga’s Indingala dance on New Year Eve

Indingala dance of Karonga. Picture by Francis Simwinga. As part of New Year celebration, a group of Indingala dancers from Kasoba area in TA Kyungu stormed the Karonga central business district charging MKW200 for every song. People patronized the event in large numbers – came out of bottle stores, excusing themselves from digital sounds, to watch this rarely seen dance. Indingala dance according to Ngonde tradition is an honour dance usually performed during coronation of a Ntemi (Ngonde traditional leader).

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