Peter Mawanga

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Born (1978-02-14) February 14, 1978 (age 46)
  • World fusion
  • Contemporary worship music
  • Musician
  • Songwriter
  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Percussion
Labels1086847 Records DK

Peter Mawanga (born 14 February 1978) is a Malawian musician. His music can be classified as World fusion or worship music.


Peter Mawanga released his first album, "City Life", in 2003, under the artist name "Peter Pine", containing his controversional hit single "Amakhala ku Blantyre".

He later shed that artist name, and released his next album "Zanga Zo Zama" in 2004 under his last name "Mawanga". This album had a sound truer to African traditional music. In 2007, Peter established his band "The Amaravi Movement", which has had members like Faith Mussa, Alfred Nkhoma, Dryson Mwimba, Mayamiko Chimkoka, Mavuto Milion, Marlyn Chakwera, Joyce Kaliwo and Omex Chimpeni.[1]

In 2018, Peter released the album "Takula" together with Malawian Musicians Faith Mussa, Marlyn Chakwera, Samuel Mkandawire (Sam Mjura) and Norwegian Musician and producer Georg Buljo in a project band called "Takula". The aim of the band was to re-imagine and re-interpret old and forgotten radio recordings from the archives of Malawi Broadcasting Corporation, and was done in collaboration with Norwegian radio journalist Sigbjørn Nedland.

Mawanga has also collaborated with Sally Barker and Vicky Genfan [2], Georg Buljo, Qabaniso Malewezi, Andrew Finn Magill, Lawrence (Lulu) Khwisa among others.



  • City Life - Peter Pine (2003)
  • Zanga Zo Zama - Mawanga (2004)
  • Paphiri Ndi Padambo - Peter Mawanga and the Amaravi Movement (2009)
  • Nyanja Vibes - Peter Mawanga (2018)
  • Takula - Takula (2018)


  • Mau A Malawi - Stories of Aids (2011) (with Andrew Finn Magill)

As Guest

  • Sally Barker and Vicky Genfan, In The Shadow Of A Small Mountain (Small Mountain Records, 2017)

In the media



  2. [ Vicki Genfan and Sally Barker release new CD ‘In The Shadow Of A Small Mountain’ on September 18, Retrieved 12 October 2020.

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