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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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Best Dialogue Is for Ansah to Resign - HRDC

All Africa 17 Jul 2019
Civil society organisations (CSOs) under the banner of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) have said the best mediation they can have to end ongoing post-election protests will be to have Jane Ansah resign as chairperson of Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) .......
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Madonna faces backlash for posting photos of her Black daughters with watermelon

The Daily Dot 16 Jul 2019
People on Twitter are furious that Madonna posted photos to Instagram of her Black children posing with slices of watermelon. The singer posted three photos on her Instagram story this week of her Black daughters, Complex reported ... Following public outrage, she apologized and deleted the post....
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Civil Society Leaders Arrested For Alleged Fraud

All Africa 12 Jul 2019
Lilongwe -The fraud charges slapped on two key figures leading post-election protests in Malawi have been dismissed as a ploy to intimidate anti-government activists .......
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Malawi : l'Onusida demande la libération de militants des droits de l'Homme arrêtés

All Africa 11 Jul 2019
L’Onusida a réclamé jeudi la libération de deux militants des droits de l’Homme malawites, organisateurs de manifestations post-électorales qui ont été interpellés cette semaine pour fraude ... Des membres de la société civile au Malawi ont affirmé que l’interpellation des deux militants était motivée politiquement....
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Malawi: Civil society leaders targeted in post-election clampdown

Amnesty 10 Jul 2019
In response to the arbitrary arrest on allegations of fraud of two of the key figures involved in organizing post-election demonstrations in Malawi, Muleya Mwananyanda, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Southern Africa said ... end the ongoing post-election demonstrations....
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Malawi turns to peaceful protest and powerful theatre – Susan Dalgety

Scotsman 06 Jul 2019
As Malawi celebrates its Independence Day, Susan Dalgety witnesses five minutes of powerful theatre that makes her shiver. Today is Malawi's Independence Day, when the country will unite to celebrate 55 years of freedom from their former colonial masters ... We stumbled across the YDC Theatre Group in the grounds of Malawi's national museum....
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Malawi post-election protests turn violent

Xinhua 06 Jul 2019
LILONGWE, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Nationwide protests against the disputed election results in Malawi on Thursday and Friday turned ugly in several cities where protesters burned government offices and looted shops ... Meanwhile, the Malawi Police Service (MPS) and Malawi Defense Force (MDF) jointly patrolled cities, calming the situation....
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Police Tightens Security for Post-Independence Celebrations

All Africa 04 Jul 2019
Lilongwe -Malawi Police Service (MPS) says all is set for security and safety of Malawians in the post-independence celebrations slated for July 6 to be held in Blantyre .......
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Baby Archie to join Harry and Meghan on trip to South Africa

AOL 27 Jun 2019
Harry and Meghan will visit the country in the autumn and a posting on their official Instagram account describes how they are “really looking forward” to meeting people during the trip. The duke will also carry out solo visits to Angola, Malawi and Botswana. View this post on Instagram ... The Instagram posting said....
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Baby Archie will be joining Meghan and Harry on trip to South Africa

Metro UK 27 Jun 2019
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who will visit the country in the autumn, said they are ‘really looking forward’ to meeting people in a post on their official Instagram account. Prince Harry will also carry out solo visits to Angola, Malawi and Botswana. The Instagram posting said....
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry confirm upcoming tour of Africa: 'First official tour as a family'

The Independent 27 Jun 2019
According to the Instagram post, during the tour, Prince Harry will visit Malawi and Angola at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, in addition to making a “short working visit to Botswana on route to the other countries” ... and beyond,” the Instagram post reads....
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Malawi: Lawyer Dossi Eyes FA Malawi Post

All Africa 21 Jun 2019
Lawyer Felister Dossi says she will contest for Football Association of Malawi (FAM) executive member position during the association's elections in December .......
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Malawi: Wa Jeffrey Warns Opposition Against Political Unrest

All Africa 17 Jun 2019
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary General, Grelzedar Jeffrey wa Jeffrey has given Malawi Congress Party (MCP) a three-days ultimatum to stop post-election violence or risk facing unspecified action .......

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