Having fought gallantly at the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games in Scotland, Malawi Queens have caught the eyes of England and Jamaica who want to engage them in friendly matches. England is rated third while Jamaica is fourth on the world netball rankings. Confirming the request on Friday, Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) general secretary Carol…

Young Sisters top Northern Region Netball League

Mzuzu City netball select Young Sisters are leading the table in the ongoing Presidential Netball Trophy currently in week four. Young Sisters have won all their five games to collect 10 points. Moyale Sisters are on second with eight points. Mimosa Queens are on position three having won four games but have an inferior goal…

Lusubilo Band head to South Korea October

Lusubilo Band said it has finalised preparations for a 10 day trip to South Korea where they are scheduled to perform at three shows in October. Speaking during the Mzuzu leg of the Music4Life Festival at Mzuzu Upper Stadium on Saturday afternoon, Lusubilo Band leader Manase Chisiza said the band is expected to hold three…

Musoliza defeats Tanzania boxer Mwakalinga

Ernest Musoliza, 23, on Sunday defeated Tanzanian Bruno Mwakalinga, 24, in an international bout held at Obrigado Leisure Park in Mzuzu. The bout, which was organised by Northern Region Boxing Committee (NRBC), saw the Malawian boxer dominating most of the rounds. No wonder at the end of the bout all the judges score sheets put…

No time for U-20 friendly—FAM

The Junior Flames face Zambia in the 2015 CAF Youth Championship third-round qualifier on August 16 at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre without playing any international friendly game. Malawi was expected to take on Lesotho, but the junior Lesotho team failed to travel to Blantyre at the eleventh hour due to financial problems as the Lesotho government did…

Musoliza faces Tanzanian boxer Mwakalinga

Northern Region Boxing Committee (NRBC) has organised an international bout this Sunday at Obrigado Leisure Park in Mzuzu between Tanzanian lightweight Six Bruno Mwakalinga and Ernest Musoliza. According to NRBC chairperson Stewart Moyo, both boxers are professionally ranked in their respective countries. Moyo told The Nation that Mwakalinga has fought 24 bouts, winning 18 while Musoliza has fought 10…

Adandaula zochitika kumgodi wa Kanyika

Anthu okhala m’dera lozungulira Kanyika kwa T/A Mabulabo, m’boma la Mzimba ati ndiokhumudwa ndi momwe dongosolo la kukumba miyala ya mtengo wapamwamba ya Niobium likuyendera m’deralo. Anthuwa adati kuchokera pamene anauzindwa za dongosolo lokumba miyalayi, zaka zisanu ndi ziwiri zapitazo palibe chizindikiro chooneka kuti ntchito yokumba miyalayi ichitika mowapinduliranso. Iwo adati kuyambira pamene boma linawauza…

Tiwonge Hango to perform at Khumbo’s wedding tomorrow

Mzuzu-based Afro-jazz artist Tiwonge Hango will tomorrow spice his brother Khumbo’s wedding with a live music performance. Khumbo is marrying Yvonne scheduled at Mzuzu Golf Club. The Thyola and Mkazi wa Chimudzi artist said being his only brother, he feels Khumbo’s wedding will be the best occasion to exhibit his first live performance this year. “Apart from…

Top City to use show proceeds for Miss Mzuzu

Barely three days after organising a successful entertainment event, Mzuzu-based entertainment firm Top City has rolled out plans to organise a Miss Mzuzu concert from the proceeds generated during the music show. Top City, which is managed by Paul Nyirenda, Augustine Chulunga and Mackson Jere, said the event will be self funded. The event will…

Paris Luwinga were on Saturday crowned champions of the Northern Region Pool League (NRPL) after beating Kashololo in the finals at Chenda Hotel in Mzuzu. Paris Luwinga won all six games in the early games to enable them to qualify for the semi-finals. In the final play-offs, Paris Luwinga lined  up against Ngomambo while Kashololo…

Lucius lights up Top City launch

Newly-established Mzuzu entertainment firm Top City has what it takes to change the texture of entertainment in the region going by their debut event during the weekend. Top City, which is managed by youthful Paul Nyirenda, Augustine Chulunga and Mackson Jere, displayed creative organisation during a Lucius Banda show. “The outfit did not disappoint. It…

Malawi chess team ranked 144 globally

Rankings released by world chess governing body, Fide, on Friday last week show that Malawi has moved up four places to 144 in the world and 22 in while Lesotho is at the bottom on position 164. The rankings, which are based on the average rating of top 10 players of a particular country, place…

Northern Region Premier League side Mzuzu University Football Club had a wonderful awakening on Friday when Pannar Seed Malawi Limited officially committed to be a full sponsor of the side. During the flowery occasion, marking the partnership, college students had a 10 kilometre parade to celebrate the team’s new lease of life. Professor Fred Msiska,…

Preserving Malawi’s culture through dance

The chilly condition that characterised the Agriculture Fair held at Enkozweni Primary School in Senior Chief Mpheremebe in Mzimba district did not bar pupils from invading the event. On this Friday morning, dozens of pupils of various ages absconded their classes and thronged to the event and danced dancing to various beats blaring from the…

Lucius Banda’s new album due November

Malawi’s top musician Lucius Banda, who is also Balaka North legislator for the United Democratic Front (UDF) and the party’s leader in Parliament, plans to release his 18th album in November. The musician, commonly known as ‘Soldier’, told The Nation that the album, titled Thank You, is being recorded in South Africa and at Tapps…

Northern Region Boxing Committee (NRBC) has organised a bout at Obrigado Leisure Park in Mzuzu that will see amateur boxers turning professional on Sunday. Among boxers targeted for promotion is 20-year-old Raston ‘Poison’ Kayira who will need to beat Malani Kayuni, 23, to attain the new rank. “Kayira who has fought 26 rounds to reach the…

While the South and the Centre are in week five of the ongoing K8 million FMB Under-20 League, the North is yet to roll out the league. Northern Region Youth Football Committee general secretary Mwabi Mwanza said the delay to start the league was due to failure by teams to bring players to the committee…

Chidale, Mukwenha, Yadav triumph in FMB and LFC golf

Blantyre-based golfers Paul Chidale and Margaret Mukwenha proved their supremacy in the FMB and Leasing and Finance Company (LFC) Three Course Annual Golf Bonanza Open Tournament in Blantyre. The event was conducted on Saturday at Blantyre Sports Club (BSC) and also in Lilongwe and Mzuzu. Chidale had a handicap of four, scored 18 points front…