black missionaries are a popular reggae band from the Malawi.
Black Missionaries are primarily active in the city of Blantyre,
and members reside in Chileka. The band had originally five members,
namely Evison Matafale, Peter Amidu, and three of the seven sons of
Robert Fumulani: Musamude, Anjilu, and Chizondi. Currently only
three of the founding members are living, after the leader and founder
Evison Matafale was killed whilst in police custody in 2001, on
November 7, and the death of his successor Musamude on 17 September
2007. He died of TB.
They have ten albums, Kuimba I - X, and perform in concerts across the
country, often singing about love and
Chiwembe – village in their song Police Hunt Matafale
^ Matthew LaVoie, "Musical Sunshine from Malawi"[permanent dead link], VOA News, February 26, 2008. Accessed 13 June 2010.