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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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Oscars best international feature 2022: all the films submitted so far

Screen Daily 25 Oct 2021
Malawi submits to the international feature award for only the second time, after Shemu Joyah’s  for the 2019 awards. is Sukali’s debut feature, about the struggles of a young girl forced to sell bananas in the streets for survival after her school is closed due to sanitation issues and corruption....
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Mastercard partners with TNM Mpamba to boost digital payments in Malawi

Algeria Times 24 Oct 2021
In a country-first for Malawi, mobile money service provider TNM Mpamba has launched a Mastercard debit card, enabling its customers – even those without bank accounts – to make safe and seamless in-person and online digital payments on the Mastercard network....
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A taste for pangolin meat and the fall of an African wildlife cartel

Indian Express 19 Oct 2021
But significant efforts on the ground to combat the country’s difficulties with poaching and trafficking have started to pay off, and the example Malawi is now setting may show other African nations how they can do the same ... Investigators say Lin, a 48-year-old Chinese citizen, played a central role in turning Malawi into a wildlife crime hot spot....
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Soldier tried to climb tree to escape fatal elephant charge, inquest told

Belfast Telegraph 18 Oct 2021
A comrade of a Coldstream Guardsman killed in an elephant charge in Malawi has told an inquest ... The inquest will hear evidence over two weeks, covering the command and management of the incident, preparation and procedures in force in Malawi, and resources available at the time....
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Benni McCarthy braces for tricky continental test

Business Day 14 Oct 2021
McCarthy said they will have to ensure they get a positive result against five-time Champions League winners Mazembe before they embark on the away trip to Lubumbashi, where they will play on an artificial pitch the DRC club rarely loses matches on ... But I think this time around ......
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Govt Appoints Daud Suleman As New Macra Director General

All Africa 14 Oct 2021
Renowned Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) expert Daud Suleman has been appointed Director General of the Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA), Nyasa Times can confirm .......
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Ozil provides medical care to African children

Anadolu Agency 14 Oct 2021
... in Chitipa, Malawi, through the organization and thanked doctors and their teams for their work. He sent help to Africa several times previously....
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Benni McCarthy wants AmaZulu to dodge big bullets against TP Mazembe

Independent online (SA) 14 Oct 2021
Along with Pitso Mosimane’s Al Ahly, Mazembe are one of the most decorated sides in the African continent, having won the continental competition five times, with their most recent success being in 2015 ... We cannot slip up like he did against Nyasa Big Bullets and had to go to Malawi to do the impossible....
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Malawi Government Attempts to Justify Fuel Price Increase

Voa News 13 Oct 2021
Consumer rights groups in Malawi are calling on the government to roll back or reduce a recent fuel price increase they say the average Malawian cannot afford ... "Fuel price hike is coming at a time when Malawians are already struggling to make ends meet due to punitive taxes, levies and high interest rates," he said....
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Eastern Africa - Regional Program Manager

Reliefweb 13 Oct 2021
Responsible for the of programmes active in the East Africa region and related to the mentioned countries (Sudan, Ethiopia and Malawi); In collaboration with the Heads of Mission (Sudan, Ethiopia, Malawi) the role ensures the correct of the programmes and the validation of the ......
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Women in low-income countries denied access to COVID vaccines, new research reveals

Reliefweb 11 Oct 2021
Only one woman for every three men is being vaccinated against COVID-19 in some countries, the international aid organization CARE is warning ... "In many low- and middle-income countries, this picture is reversed ... In one district in Malawi, for example, women were four times less likely to trust the vaccine (10%) than men (40%) ... Rachel Kent ... ....
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Ivorians out to consolidate top spot with Malawi win

Supersport 10 Oct 2021
... team has travelled without captain Limbikani Mzava who got injured in Friday's 3-0 loss to the Elephants as well as striker Richard Mbulu who is sick."u00a0</p>The last time Ivory Coast hosted Malawi in a competitive match was on 29 March 2009....
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Banks target informal saving clubs’ cash

Taipei Times 10 Oct 2021
In Mkhabela’s group, members who do not repay debts on time are given an extra month, but then risk having goods repossessed ... Similar informal savings and loan associations are common the world over, from “village banks” in neighboring Malawi to Mexico’s cundinas or China’s hui....
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