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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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Life is sweet as Saudi children say goodbye to lockdown

Arab News 01 Jun 2020
JEDDAH. After more than two months in lockdown, families and children in Saudi Arabia are enjoying a return to normal activities as coronavirus restrictions are eased around the Kingdom. But while some parents have lingering worries about their children’s health, for youngsters it is a different story ... I also want to go traveling. Yahya ... HIGHLIGHTS ... .......
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First Art Biennale to be hosted by Saudi Arabia

Arab News 01 Jun 2020
RIYADH. Saudi Arabia’s minister of culture, Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan, has announced the establishment of Al-Diriyah Biennale Foundation for Contemporary Art ... .......
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Life getting back to normal as restaurants, coffee shops reopen across KSA

Arab News 01 Jun 2020
RIYADH. Restaurants and coffee shops in Saudi Arabia have reopened their dine-in sections to customers after more than two months of closure as a part of the lockdown imposed by the government to limit the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ... Most of them adhered to the government’s regulations of social distancing and were wearing face masks....
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Saudi Arabia largest donor to Yemen response plan

Arab News 01 Jun 2020
RIYADH ... Al-Jaber said ... .......
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Saudi Railway Company resumes work post-lockdown

Arab News 01 Jun 2020
DAMMAM. The Saudi Railway Company (SAR) resumed its trips on Sunday morning following the easing of lockdown restrictions, with its first journey setting off from Riyadh to Dammam, the Saudi Press Agency reported ... .......
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Malawi: Malawi Court Dismisses Ban On Call-In Shows

All Africa 31 May 2020
BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Malawi's Constitutional Court on Friday put a stop to a government directive banning call-in shows.The government accused broadcasters of careless and unethical coverage of protests following the disputed 2019 elections .......
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Malawi: Deported Malawians Arrive From South Africa

All Africa 31 May 2020
Lilongwe -145 Malawians who were recently deported from South Africa arrived in the country on Friday through Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) .......
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Malawi: Nigerian Drug Dealer Jailed to Four Months

All Africa 31 May 2020
Lilongwe -Lilongwe Chief Resident Magistrate's court has sentenced a Nigerian national to four months Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) but suspended to two years for illegally possessing cocaine drugs .......
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Hopeful and hopeless: Survey reveals mixed feelings about post-lockdown life in Saudi Arabia

Arab News 31 May 2020
JEDDAH. COVID-19 has turned the world inside out and upside down, leaving people confused and feeling lost. With the end of the lockdown in sight most of us will return to our daily routines, but with a greater level of uncertainty about the future ... A questionnaire was distributed among 90 people from different age groups ... Yet one question remains ... .......
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Saudi Arabia with a rich history and home to archeological treasures

Arab News 31 May 2020
RIYADH. Modern-day Saudi Arabia is home to several archeological treasures, evidence that this part of the world was once the cradle of ancient civilizations ... However technology has made excavation easier in difficult terrains and changed that perception for good ... An exhibition called “Roads of Arabia ... Saad Al-Rashed ... Saad Al-Rashed, Saudi archeologist....
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Saudi Arabia could return to extreme precautionary restrictions, minister warns

Arab News 31 May 2020
JEDDAH. The Kingdom could return to extreme precautionary restrictions if the number of COVID-19 patients exceeds the medical sector’s capacity, Saudi Arabia’s Health Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah warned on Saturday ... “We continue monitoring the situation based on the number of critical cases in hospitals and their capacity to receive them ... FASTFACTS ... .......
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47 shops closed in Jeddah for violating virus measures

Arab News 31 May 2020
JEDDAH. Jeddah municipality closed down 47 shops in the past two days as it intensified its inspection rounds of commercial enterprises, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Saturday ... .......
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10 million SMS sent to educate people for prayers in Saudi mosques

Arab News 31 May 2020
RIYADH. Ten million text messages (SMS) containing information on the precautionary measures approved by the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs were sent in the wake of the return of congregational prayer in mosques ...Whatever remains falls upon citizens ... .......

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