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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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In Groundbreaking Move, ARISE Goes Live in S’Africa, 9 Additional Countries

This Day 19 Apr 2024
The management of ARISE News Channel yesterday announced the strategic arrival of the global television station in South Africa and nine other African countries ... Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe ... “The other countries are Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi and Mozambique....

Malawian journalist Macmillan Mhone facing false news, extortion charges

CPJ 15 Apr 2024
On April 7, Chester Chikumbutso Doba, a detective in the Malawi ... If convicted of publishing false news Mhone faces up to two years in prison and/or a fine at the discretion of the court, while an extortion conviction carries up to 14 years in prison, according to Malawi’s ....

Malawian journalist arrested over article accusing businessman of corruption

The Observer 12 Apr 2024
Human rights watchdogs have condemned the arrest of a journalist in Malawi in connection with an article accusing a wealthy businessman of corruption. Police in Blantyre detained Macmillan Mhone on Monday over a story that was published online last August on the Malawi 24 news site....

I’ve found Africa’s best-value safari holiday

The Times/The Sunday Times 12 Apr 2024
According to the team of experienced trackers in Malawi’s Majete Game Reserve, 80 per cent of scouting missions end in some form of tree scrambling ... It’s one of several good news stories unfolding in the protected areas of Malawi, where rewilding efforts are quietly transforming the developing east African country into a respectable safari option....