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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.

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Malawi: Malawi Cannabis Regulatory Body Issues 86 Licences for Industrial Hemp Cultivation

All Africa 10 Apr 2021
Officials from the Cannabis Regulatory Authority (CRA) say they have issued 86 licenses to 35 companies and cooperatives to venture into cannabis cultivation for industrial hemp production .......
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Malawi: Bingu Stadium to Get New Lease of Life - Msungama

All Africa 10 Apr 2021
Government says it will lease new life at Bingu National Stadium ahead of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers which the stadium will host .......
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National Bank of Malawi Hands Over Covid-19 Items to Citizens Response Team

All Africa 10 Apr 2021
National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc on Thursday handed over items worth K10 million to the Citizens Response to Covid-19 Initiative for the fight against the pandemic .......
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Malawi: Court to Hear Mutharika, Muhara Plea On Costs On April 15

All Africa 10 Apr 2021
The High Court in Blantyre has adjourned a case in which former president Peter Mutharika and former top civil servant Lloyd Muhara are asking for the suspension of K69 million court costs they were ordered to pay .......
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Malawi: Govt Threatens to Withhold Pay Cheques for Striking Teachers

All Africa 10 Apr 2021
Government says it will withhold April pay cheques for teachers who fail to return to classes by April 12 .......
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What We Are Reading Today: Second Nature

Arab News 10 Apr 2021
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Saudi ministry serves Bosnia date gift for Ramadan

Arab News 10 Apr 2021
RIYADH. The Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah and Guidance is distributing more than eight tons of high-quality dates to Bosnia and Herzegovina for the holy month of Ramadan ... .......
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UN ‘appalled’ by deadly Darfur clashes

Arab News 10 Apr 2021
GENEVA. The UN said on Friday it was “appalled” by the resurgence of violence in Sudan’s West Darfur region, saying all tribes responsible for the bloodshed must be disarmed. The UN Human Rights Office called for independent investigations, adding that those responsible for abuses should be held accountable ... FASTFACT ... .......
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Jeddah favorite Entrecote Petit Louis is now taking Riyadh by storm

Arab News 10 Apr 2021
RIYADH. If you are searching for the authentic Parisian taste of entrecote in Saudi Arabia, there is a good chance you will end up at Entrecote Petit Louis. Its story begins in 2013 with the opening in Jeddah of French restaurant Brasserie Louis, which offered a full menu ... For the uninitiated, entrecote is a high-quality cut of beef used for steaks....
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British Embassy in Saudi Arabia hosts third round of climate change talks

Arab News 10 Apr 2021
JEDDAH. Following the announcement of the Saudi Green Initiative in March, representatives of the Saudi and UK governments took part in a third online discussion of climate-related issues, titled “Communicating on Environmental Issues. What are the Most Effective Channels and Narratives in Saudi Arabia?” ... The role of the media was also highlighted....
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