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Coordinates: 13°30′S 34°00′E / 13.500°S 34.000°E / -13.500; 34.000

Malawi (/məˈlɔːwi/, /məˈlɑːwi/ or /ˈmæləwi/; Chichewa: [maláβi] or [maláwi]), officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland. It is bordered by Zambia to the northwest, Tanzania to the northeast, and Mozambique on the east, south and west. The country is separated from Tanzania and Mozambique by Lake Malawi. Malawi is over 118,000 km2 (45,560 sq mi) with an estimated population of 16,777,547 (July 2013 est.). Its capital is Lilongwe, which is also Malawi's largest city; the second largest is Blantyre and the third is Mzuzu. The name Malawi comes from the Maravi, an old name of the Nyanja people that inhabit the area. The country is also nicknamed "The Warm Heart of Africa".

Malawi is among the smallest countries in Africa. Lake Malawi takes about a third of Malawi's area.

Latest News for: Malawi

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Malawi: Govt Set to Welcome Investors

All Africa 29 Sep 2020
Harare -- Minister of Foreign Affairs, Eisenhower Mkaka has described investors as key drivers for economic growth and development of any country .......
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Mpinganjira Bids Farewell to Malawi Corporate Gurus

All Africa 29 Sep 2020
Business mogul Dr Thomson Mpinganjira on Thursday night bade farewell to corporate gurus and clients at a glittering ceremony held at Sunbird Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre .......
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China Donates Covid-19 Supplies to Malawi - 17 Medical Experts Jet in

All Africa 29 Sep 2020
The People's Republic of China has handed over the third batch of medical supplies to Malawi government to support fight against Covid-19 pandemic .......
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Malawi: First Lady to Launch Shaping Our Future Foundation

All Africa 29 Sep 2020
First Lady Madame Monica Chakwera will launch her foundation known as Shaping our Future Foundation on Friday Octover 2 2020, State House has confirmed .......
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Malawi: MPs Pledge to Table Termination of Pregnancy Bill

All Africa 29 Sep 2020
Lilongwe -- Members of Parliament of the Health Committee have pledged to ensure the tabling of the Termination of Pregnancy Bill in the current sitting of the National Assembly .......
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Malawi Continues to Register Low Levels of Covid-19 Cases

All Africa 29 Sep 2020
From 406 Covid-19 tests that were conducted by Sunday evening, there were just two new cases that were registered and and no new related deaths while new recoveries were at 21 .......
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Malawi/South Africa: Celtic Clarifies - Maduka Is Permanent Head Coach

All Africa 29 Sep 2020
South African Premier Soccer League side Blomfontein Celtic has clarified the position of the Malawian tactician John Maduka, saying he was appointed head coach for the club on permanent basis and not temporary as was perceived .......
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King Salman receives closing statement of the Science Group Summit

Arab News 29 Sep 2020
On behalf of King Salman, Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah on Monday received the closing statement of the Science Group Summit (S20) from the group’s chair, Dr ... The S20 group focuses on future health, a circular economy and the digital revolution ... .......
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Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi, Saudi writer, journalist and media expert

Arab News 29 Sep 2020
Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi is a Saudi writer, journalist and media expert with more than 20 years of experience. He is the group editor-in-chief of Arrajol, Sayidaty and AboutHer, owned by the Saudi Research and Marketing Group ... He was then transferred to Al-Eqtisadiah newspaper, where he rose to the position of editor-in-chief ... .......
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Saudi aid agency signs $15 million deal for projects in Yemen

Arab News 29 Sep 2020
JEDDAH. The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center on Monday signed a $15 million deal with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to carry out humanitarian projects in Yemen. The projects, part of the UN Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen 2020, will benefit 223, 918 people in Marib, Aden, Lahj, and the Hadramout governorates....
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Algeria protest movement activists jailed

Arab News 29 Sep 2020
ALGIERS. An Algerian court on Sunday sentenced a member of the “Hirak” protest movement that forced longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign last year, to three years in jail, a rights group said ... FASTFACT ... .......
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