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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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Prince Harry wildlife NGO under fire after elephants kill three in Malawi

The Observer 02 Oct 2022
Two wildlife organisations, including one headed by Prince Harry, have been accused of caring about animals more than people after three men died following an elephant translocation in Malawi ... He said African Parks, whose president, the prince, has helped with previous translocations in Malawi, had rushed the movement of the animals....
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The Daily Mail 28 Sep 2022
The star penned to the post ... The post comes after Madonna celebrated her son David Banda's birthday in style with a dance party at the weekend ... The hitmaker and the birthday boy were joined by other members of their family as they showed off their moves on a tinsel-covered dance floor in a video posted on Sunday to Madonna's Instagram page....
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Malawi has saved its democracy but not its economy

Economist 22 Sep 2022
But not in Msundwe, a thin strip of road lined by stalls selling beans, maize and cabbages about 40 minutes drive from Lilongwe, Malawi’s capital ... \nIn 2020 Malawi’s Constitutional Court annulled the election and ordered another vote ... “Malawi’s biggest problem,” says a veteran Western diplomat, “is that its government won’t stop meddling.” ■ ....

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