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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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Malawi vice president arrested by anti-corruption bureau

Al Jazeera 25 Nov 2022
Malawi’s Anti-Corruption Bureau has arrested the country’s Vice President Saulos Chilima over corruption allegations, it said on Friday ... In August, the Financial Times reported that Sattar was under investigation by the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA) over alleged abuse of Malawi’s public procurement system....
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Zimbabwe steps up preparations for rainfall disasters: official

Xinhua 15 Nov 2022
HARARE, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe has heightened preparedness, including setting aside significant funds to handle natural disasters associated with the summer rainfall season that has just begun, an official was quoted as saying by the state-owned daily, the Herald on Tuesday ... The cyclone also hit neighboring Mozambique and Malawi. ■ ... News ... ....
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Sanctions Blocking Russian Fertilizer From Leaving EU Ports

The Liberty Beacon 13 Nov 2022
SPUTNIK NEWS ... Earlier this month, however, TASS news agency reported that Russian fertilizer producer Uralchem-Uralkali was ready to donate 240,000 tons of its fertilizers stuck in EU warehouses for humanitarian purposes, with the first shipment destined for Malawi ... https.//container-news.com/elly-maersk-nansha-port-of-rotterdam/....

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