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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 vice president Saulos Chilima, nine others killed in plane crash

Live Mint 11 Jun 2024
In a statement posted on X, the US Embassy in Lilongwe said it was 'deeply concerned by the news of the crash' and added an offer of 'all available assistance including a Defense C-12 aircraft.'Chilima (51) was seen in Malawi as a possible contender for the presidential election set to be held in 2025....
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Malawi’s vice president killed in plane crash; Baltimore shipping channel fully reopens; Chrysler recalls SUVs, ...

The Pantagraph 11 Jun 2024
On the version of Hot off the Wire posted April June 11 at 7.15 a.m. CT. BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s vice president and nine others have been killed in a ... ....
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A plane carrying vice president of Malawi vanished during a short flight to neighboring city

Boing Boing 10 Jun 2024
The post A plane carrying vice president of Malawi vanished during a short flight to neighboring city appeared first on Boing Boing....
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Aircraft carrying Malawi’s vice-president goes missing

AOL 10 Jun 2024
An aircraft with Malawi’s vice-president, Saulos Chilima, and nine others onboard has gone missing, the president’s office said in a statement on Monday evening ... Kasambara, 55, was found dead after suffering heart failure last Friday, according to a government Facebook post....
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Malawi Launches Search For Missing Plane Carrying Vice President

MENA FN 10 Jun 2024
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Washington Post. Malawi's government said a search has been launched for a plane carrying Vice President Saulos Chilima and nine other passengers that went missing ... ....
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