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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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The future of travel in a post-pandemic world: Health checks, physical distancing and fewer crowds

Canada Dot Com 31 May 2020
“Many countries and destinations already have different visa restrictions and the like, but with the health regulations for post-COVID, there will be additional health checks and social distancing requirements,” Dodds says ... But there is hope for post-lockdown travel ... Sharon Lindores / National Post....
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Mass breakout from Africa quarantine centers sparks fear of mass outbreaks

The Los Angeles Times 28 May 2020
BLANTYRE, Malawi —  ... Both Zimbabwe and Malawi have fewer than 200 confirmed cases, but regional power South Africa, where many in both countries go to seek work, has more than 25,000 ... Malawi saw another mass escape earlier this week when 26 people left the Mwanza border post while waiting for test results....
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Malawi Covid-19 patient spotted in bar after escaping from isolation facility

Independent online (SA) 13 May 2020
Rustenburg – A 27-year-old Covid-19 patient who escaped from his isolation room at Karonga District Hospital in Malawi was spotted in a bar in Chintheche, local media reported on Wednesday ... Meanwhile, online publication Maravi Post reported that nurses in Malawi have threatened to go on strike over tax-free risk allowances....
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Mutharika Insists Cannot Fire MEC

All Africa 30 Apr 2020
... he cannot fire Malawi Electoral Commisison (MEC)....
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DemocracyWatch: COVID-19 ushers in a new era of surveillance apps

Open Democracy 29 Apr 2020
Iraq A Kurdish journalist was arrested after criticising the regional government’s response to the pandemic in social media posts, the National Union of Journalists Iraq said ... Uganda Security forces arrested writer Kakwenza Rukirabashaija and television news anchor Samson Kasumba over coronavirus posts on social media....
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Thandika Mkandawire : An intellectual giant, an pan-Africanist

Mail Guardian South Africa 06 Apr 2020
The Post-colonial Political Economy, written by Malawians (most of them in exile at the time) ... Through him, I grew to understand the tragedy of post-independent Malawi, one often forgotten for its violence and intolerance under Kamuzu Banda, but a near normal for the scourge that has been Africa generally under the post-colonial state....
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National Bank of Malawi Posts K17 Billion Profit After Tax

All Africa 01 Apr 2020
Listed National Bank of Malawi (NBM) plc has registered a group profit after tax of K17.16 billion from K15.97 billion reported in 2018 representing an increase of 7% .......
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Zimbabwe's confirmed COVID-19 cases rise to 3

Xinhua 21 Mar 2020
Harare mayor Herbert Gomba confirmed the latest developments on Twitter Saturday morning. "New two cases confirmed in Harare ... Another suspect who was traveling from Northern Cape in South Africa enroute to Malawi aboard a bus was also tested on Wednesday upon arrival at Beitbridge Border Post and an update of the test results will be provided later. ....
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Opinion: Helen H. Richardson: Eyes on Haiti

Daily Camera 15 Mar 2020
By Helen H. Richardson. For more than 25 years, I have had the opportunity to travel the world on assignments for The Denver Post. I’ve covered crises, conflicts and daily life in places as far-flung as Malawi, Rwanda, Indonesia and Thailand ... Dr ... The doctors were all eager for more ... Helen H. Richardson is a photojournalist for The Denver Post ... ....
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Guest Commentary: Eyes on Haiti

Denver Post 13 Mar 2020
For more than 25 years, I have had the opportunity to travel the world on assignments for The Denver Post. I’ve covered crises, conflicts and daily life in places as far-flung as Malawi, Rwanda, Indonesia and Thailand ... Witnessing these dedicated humanitarians in action left me truly inspired ... Dr ... Richardson is a photojournalist for The Denver Post ... ....
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