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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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Two Tonnes of Marijuana Impounded At Forbes Border Post

All Africa 18 Jan 2020
Zimbabwe Revenue Authority Officers show part of the 92 bags of mbanje weighing 2134kg discovered in a truck coming from Malawi and impounded at Forbes Border Post. The driver of the truck fled after being intercepted .......
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Malawi police face legal action over failure to investigate alleged rapes

The Observer 14 Jan 2020
A group of lawyers in Malawi is taking legal action against the police for failing to investigate allegations of rape against their officers during post-election protests ... The Women Lawyers Association, the Malawi Human Rights Defenders Coalition and the Women’s Legal Resources Centre are among the bodies that have condemned the alleged acts....
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Police probe Shallcross tavern shooting that claimed one life

Independent online (SA) 13 Jan 2020
Durban - Police are investigating what led to the death of a 48-year-old man at a tavern in Shallcross on Saturday night ... She said a case of murder was opened and no arrests had been made ... We are from the Machinga District in the eastern region of Malawi, which falls under Traditional Authority Nsanama.". POST ....
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Even celebrities with charitable foundations in their names often aren’t all that generous, New York Post reports

Market Watch 06 Jan 2020
A New York Post concluded after survey of celebrity charities that many TV, music and sports stars give away only tiny fractions of their significant net worths ... The loss was due to increased costs at a hospital the charity helps to run in Malawi, a spokeswoman told the New York Post....
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Dzuka Malawi - Post Elections Sitting On Court Benches, the DPP Infighting

All Africa 02 Jan 2020
Happy new year folks. We all made it. Of course, politicians made it too. If we were to jail them for lying, most of them would be facing indefinite jail sentence. Look how they lied soon after making it to Parliament .......
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Malawi Ombudsman: Police Committed Rapes During Post-Election Unrest

Voa News 31 Dec 2019
A report released under Malawi's Human Rights Commission this month has found that police raped at least eight women and sexually violated several others, including girls, during October's post-election unrest ... 18 by Malawi's Ombudsman Martha Chizuma and Law Commissioner Rosemary Kanyuka....
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Malawi: Government to Construct One-Stop Border Post in Chitipa

All Africa 24 Dec 2019
Government plans to construct a one-stop border post at Isongole in Traditional Authority Kameme in Chitipa to improve clearance of imports and exports between Malawi and Tanzania .......
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PAC Elective Meeting Underway - to Tackle Malawi Post-Election Impasse

All Africa 19 Dec 2019
Quasi-religious body, the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) elective meeting is underway in Blantyre amid speculation the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is pushing for its loyal supporter Reverend Billy Gama to be chairperson .......
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China donates 1 mln USD to UNICEF to support Malawi

Xinhua 12 Dec 2019
In a joint statement with Malawi government on Wednesday, the Chinese ambassador to Malawi, Liu Hongyang, ... According to government of Malawi, the Post Disaster Needs Assessment report on the March 2019 Cyclone Idai-induced floods indicated that Malawi needs about 375 million U.S....
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MTF Alumni wins Spotlight Award at Mobile Film Festival

This Day 07 Dec 2019
Currently, thirteen countries are beneficiaries of the MultiChoice Talent Factory programme in Africa and these include; Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, Angola, Mozambique and Ethiopia. The post MTF Alumni wins Spotlight Award at Mobile Film Festival appeared first on THISDAYLIVE. ....
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Mutharika Delays Malawi Post-Election Peace Talks - PAC

All Africa 04 Dec 2019
Officials from the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) says the peace talks aimed at ending the current political impasse have stalled as the quasi-religious body is waiting for President Peter Mutharika's approval for appointment .......
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Afcon Qualifiers: Uganda 2-0 Malawi - McKinstry wins his first home game

Yahoo Daily News 17 Nov 2019
Uganda picked up their first Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) 2021 Group B win after defeating Malawi 2-1 at Mandela National Stadium in Namboole on Sunday ... Joseph Ochaya delivered the cross from the left-wing but Munthali's quick reaction saved the day for Malawi ... Malawi XI....
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Six Nepali youths rescued from African country Malawi

The Himalayan 13 Nov 2019
Six Nepali youths, who were trafficked and held hostage in southeastern African nation Malawi, have been rescued unharmed and sent home. Malawi police had recently rescued them as per the request of the Anti-human trafficking bureau of Nepal Police ... The post Six Nepali youths rescued from African country Malawi appeared first on The Himalayan Times....
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