Eunice T Maganga
3 Nov 2023
Kiliye Kiliye will be a source of great entertainment to the residents of Kasungu and will offer many other opportunities for business and development.
Kasungu has welcomed the much anticipated Kiliye Kiliye digital tv in the district through an event that was graced by the Minister of Lands Deus Gumba. The colorful ceremony saw the minister and dignitaries from MDBNL and the district officially visit the transmitter site, then proceed to Kasungu Community grounds where dances, drama, acrobatics and song were the main highlights.
A vibrant ensemble of talented dance troupes, comics and acrobats gave memorable performances consistent with the agenda of the gathering, echoing the joy at the prospect of having the TV in the area as it will be a main source of information, education , entertainment and development.
Speaking at the event, Senior Chief Kaomba welcomed the development and said Kiliye Kiliye will be a source of great entertainment to the residents of Kasungu and will offer many other opportunities for business and development.
CEO of MBDNL, Dennis Chirwa remarked that the content being aired through the service is personalized to the Malawian experience and that it will uphold Malawian culture.
In his remarks, Deus Gunde commended the move as it will showcase the many faces of Malawi to it's citizens and urged residents to get the service as it's affordable. He said it's a big boost for Kasungu tourism as the service will be available in popular destinations like Kasungu National park where tourists will be able to have the full malawian experience down to the media itself.
Kiliye Kiliye has 17 malawian channels that are free to air including Zodiak, Times Television and MBC . Subscribers can pay for other channels with very affordable rates starting from four thousand kwacha. Previously, Kiliye Kiliye was only available in the major cities of Blantyre, LILONGWE and Mzuzu.