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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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Greedy Malawi Clinicians Turn Mbingwa Heath Centre Into Prison for Mothers

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
Mbingwa Health Centre was purposely constructed to help Malawi achieve Universal Health Coverage (UHC) goal through provision of quality healthcare services in Traditional Authorities (T/As) Kayembe and Chakhaza in Dowa district .......
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Malawi: Developed Countries Asked to Cut Carbon Emissions

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
Madrid -Least Developed Countries (LDCs) have asked their developed counterparts to commit themselves in cutting down on carbon emission saying its impact on climate change is more devastating on the LDCs .......
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Malawi/Comoros: U-20 in Winning Start, Mwaungulu Hat-Trick Humiliates Comoros

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
Malawi Under-20 national football team has had a winning start at the Cosafa Championship with a 4-0 rout over Comoros in a match played at Nkoloma Stadium in Lusaka, Zambia .......
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Malawi: Govt to Uphold Media Freedom - Information Minister Botomani

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
Lilongwe -Minister of Information, Communications Technology and Civic Education, Mark Botomani has said government would continue to ensure that media practitioners work in a conducive environment .......
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Malawi: Lilongwe's Former Mayor Bikoko Granted Bail in Corruption Case

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
Former Mayor for Lilongwe City Desmond Bikoko has been granted bail by Lilongwe Senior Resident Magistrate Court after his dramatic arrest on corruption charges linked to alleged illegal sale of land .......
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Malawi: Energy Regulator Threatens to Close Non-Compliant Filling Stations

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) has issued a stern warning to filling station owners and operators that their businesses risk closure if they do not comply with minimum standards and regulations .......
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Malawi: Mutharika Pleads for Financial Support to Fight Climate Change

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
Madrid -President Arthur Peter Mutharika has pleaded with developed countries to assist Malawi and other least developed countries (LDCs) with financial and technological assistance to fight climate change .......
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Malawi Elections Case May Wind Up Saturday Dec 7

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
The ongoing elections case, being heard in the High Court in Lilongwe, sitting as a Constitutional Court, is likely to conclude on Saturday December 7 2019 a day after its scheduled finish deadline .......
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Heads Start Rolling in Malawi Foreign Posts - Diplomat Chimango Chirwa Recalled

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
As a number of recalled Malawi diplomats are holding on ......
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Bed Bucks Force Malawi University of Science and Technology to Close Early

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
Authorities at Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST) are sending students on early Christmas holiday because of an outbreak of bed bucks .......
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Malawi: Regulator Lifts Suspension On Issuance of Radio Frequency Licences

All Africa 05 Dec 2019
Malawi Communications Authority (Macra) says it has lifted the suspension on issuance of radio frequency licences in the FM band of 87.5 to 108 MHz .......

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