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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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Donald Trelford, former editor of The Observer, dies aged 85

AOL 27 Jan 2023
His wife Claire told the PA news agency ... “He lived life to the full. He was a great storyteller and raconteur ... After Cambridge he worked for newspapers in Coventry and Sheffield before being appointed editor of the Nyasaland Times, later the Times of Malawi, at the age of 25 ... He married three times and has six children, one of whom predeceased him. ....
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Former Observer editor Donald Trelford dies aged 85

The Observer 27 Jan 2023
Donald Trelford, the former editor of the Observer, has died aged 85, his family have announced ... Read more ... After Cambridge he worked for newspapers in Coventry and Sheffield before being appointed editor of the Nyasaland Times, later the Times of Malawi, at the age of 25 ... He married three times and had six children, one of whom predeceased him ... ....
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More than 1,000 dead in Malawi’s worst cholera outbreak

CNN 26 Jan 2023
Malawi has reported more than 1,000 deaths from a cholera outbreak that started in March 2022, the country’s health ministry said in a statement Wednesday ... As of December 26, total deaths from the bacterial disease stood at 486, Malawi government data showed ... “The last time when we had the worst case of cholera was in 2002,” the minister said....
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Cameroon ejected 32 players for failing age tests for a soccer tournament. How Samuel Eto’o ...

CNN 26 Jan 2023
... squad,” Gomezgani Zakazaka, head of competitions and communications at the Malawi Federation, told CNN Sport ... Like Cameroon, Malawi recently carried out tests on its own players ahead of its qualifiers and had to expel some from its squad, the Times Group Malawi reported....
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Malawi Makes Fresh Appeal for Cholera Vaccine

Beijing News 25 Jan 2023
The WHO donated almost 3 million doses of the vaccine to Malawi in November but those were quickly used up ... The Ministry of Health said Tuesday that there is no indication Malawi will receive the vaccine any time soon because many other countries are also pressing the WHO on the same issue ... So I am hoping this time we will utilize the demand."....
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Feature: Battle against cholera outbreak continues in Malawi

China.dot.org 25 Jan 2023
25 (Xinhua) -- It's been hectic days for environmental health workers, clinicians and nurses working at the Bwaila Hospital cholera camp in Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi ... dollars to support Malawi's fight against the cholera outbreak ... Over and above, Malawi has run out of cholera vaccines at the time the outbreak is spiking....
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The missionary accused of sexual abuse

Mail Guardian South Africa 25 Jan 2023
Homosexuality is technically prohibited in Malawi — the legislation dates back to colonial times — but prosecutions are rare ... He also got involved in the establishment of the Lukas Foundation in July 2021, “offering help to people in Malawi who are having an extra hard time, such as victims of abuse and prisoners”....
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Malawi nearly wiped out cholera, which is surging back

The Buffalo News 22 Jan 2023
They cram into a stale hospital tent in Malawi's capital, where some of the dozens of people not lucky enough to get a bed suffer on the dirt floor ... But the death rate in Malawi has been three times that, hovering around 3.3%, with hospitals lacking basic supplies and many people seeking help only after falling very ill....
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Ditching concrete for earth to build a cleaner future — back in vogue

The Jordan Times 19 Jan 2023
Urging a “complete and rapid decarbonisation” of construction, he complained that EU laws “impose on us materials 10 to 20 times more durable than those which we need” ... “In Africa, in Burkina Faso or Malawi, it’s become a kind of artisanal savoir-faire to stabilise raw earth with ......
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Mass migrant grave in Malawi shows the ongoing violence of colonial travel restrictions for Africans

The Real News Network 17 Jan 2023
Near the end of October, Malawi police made a harrowing discovery ... The unfathomable uncovering of a mass grave in my home district of Mzimba, Malawi, is a morbid ... Here and there, I get the chance to seamlessly travel to far-off destinations with my Malawi passport and visa in hand....
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Why so many humanitarian crises are ‘forgotten’, and 5 ideas to change that

The New Humanitarian 16 Jan 2023
Last year, there were almost 100 times more about the actor Will Smith slapping comedian Chris Rock at the 2022 Oscars ceremony than the humanitarian crisis in Malawi ... Malawi’s is certainly not the only one – The New Humanitarian has just suggested 10 that are especially timely now....
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UNICEF Delivers Anti-Cholera Supplies to Malawi

Beijing News 14 Jan 2023
The donation follows Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera's December 5 declaration of a public health emergency and appeal for local and international support in the fight against the cholera outbreak. Rudolf Schwenk is the country representative for UNICEF in Malawi ... He says the supplies come at a time when Malawi is in critical need of them....
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Madonna gives an insight into her time in Malawi with Samburu warriors

TheNewsHOOK 10 Jan 2023
Madonna gives an insight into her time in Malawi with Samburu warriors .......

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