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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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Man jailed for life over murder of brother with albinism

Joy Online 28 Jun 2022
... a man whose body parts they planned to sell have been sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour in Malawi ... The Catholic Church in Malawi suspended Muhosha from priesthood when news of his involvement in the case first broke back in 2018....
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Malawi men jailed over murder of man with albinism

Yahoo Daily News 28 Jun 2022
Five people convicted of murdering a man whose body parts they planned to sell have been sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour in Malawi ... The Catholic Church in Malawi suspended Muhosha from priesthood when news of his involvement in case first broke back in 2018. Malawi's albinos 'face extinction'....
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Zambian Authorities Arrest Chinese Child Exploiter Who Fled Malawi

Beijing News 22 Jun 2022
Blantyre, Malawi - Authorities in Zambia said they have arrested a Chinese citizen accused of selling exploitative videos of Malawian children. Malawian authorities say they are working to have the man, Lu Ke, returned to Malawi, where rights campaigners say he should face justice ... The news sparked outrage in Malawi....
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Malawi police arrest Chinese national accused of paying kids to say ‘I am a Black ...

Yahoo Daily News 22 Jun 2022
A Chinese national accused of exploiting children in Malawi by making them appear in racist videos for half a dollar a day is now under police custody ... Lu Ke sparked outrage in Malawi after the documentary revealed that he had paid local children to perform in his videos, which he sold for up to $70 on Chinese social media....
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Tanzania embarks on five-year ports upgrading strategy

Xinhua 21 Jun 2022
Kasekenya said currently TPA is promoting Mtwara port in order to attract markets from the Mtwara Development Corridor that attracts five countries of Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Comoro and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. ■. EXPLORE XINHUANET. News. In-depthSportsBusinessCultureWorldChina Regions ... Special ReportsPhotosVideoCorrections Media ... ....
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China Says It Has 'Zero Tolerance' for Racism Amid Malawi Fallout

Voa News 17 Jun 2022
The news sparked outrage in Malawi, with netizens expressing their fury on Twitter and Foreign Minister Nancy Tembo saying the country felt “disgusted, disrespected and deeply pained.” ... The online news publication Malawi 24 reported that a Malawi-based group, the Centre for ......

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