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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: Chilima Calls for Revamp of Sector Working Groups

All Africa 07 Aug 2020
State vice-president Saulos Chilima, who is also Minister of has called for the revamping of Sector Working Groups in the country .......
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Malawi: Former TV Host Jolly 'Osaweta' Kalelo Dies

All Africa 07 Aug 2020
Former renowned Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) presenter Jolly Kalelo has died .......
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Malawi: Escom Imports of Electricity Polls Cost Raiply U.S.$3,3 Million

All Africa 07 Aug 2020
A local timber plantation company has lamented that Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) decision to import poles for electricity has cost the company K2.5 billion risking local jobs .......
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Malawi: Desist From Selective Justice in Corruption Fight, Chakwera Told

All Africa 07 Aug 2020
A high-level delegation from the quasi-religious organization, the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has told President Lazarus Chakwera to desist from selective justice in his crusade against corruption .......
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Malawi: Mzuzu Rapper Tifmount Back With a Family Dedication Single

All Africa 07 Aug 2020
Mzuzu-based hip-hop artist, Tifmount, is set to release a single this week which is s serenade to his blood sister who has faced a setback due to effects of the novel coronavirus global pandemic .......
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Malawi: PAC Meets Over Muslim Billboard Vandalism - Agree to Pacify the Religious Clash

All Africa 07 Aug 2020
Quasi-religious body, the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has met in Lilongwe on Thursday where members discussed how to ease religious tension between Christians and Muslims following the vandalism of a Muslim billboard .......
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Cadecom Connects Farmers With Duty Bearers On Climate Change

All Africa 07 Aug 2020
Lilongwe -- Catholic Development Commission (CADECOM) has challenged small-scale farmers in Dedza to engage an extra gear through collaborative approach in the fight against climate change to ensure food sustainability .......
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I'm Richer Than Most Ministers, Opposition Politician Chihana Boasts

All Africa 07 Aug 2020
Alliance for Democracy (Aford) president Enoch Chihana, who is embroiled in Katapila (usury)--the black market of lending despite the punitive repayment regimes --has boasted that he is richer than most Cabinet ministers .......
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MCP's Mwalwanda to Face Simwaka in Primaries of Karonga Central By-Election

All Africa 07 Aug 2020
Malawi Congress Party (MCP) will conduct primary elections for its aspiring parliamentary candidates in Karonga Central Constituency .......

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