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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 Expresses Regret Over Expulsion of Its Diplomats From South Africa

All Africa 14 Jun 2021
Blantyre, Malawi -- Malawi's government said Saturday that it had received news of its diplomats' alleged misconduct in South Africa with regret and that it would punish those involved when they returned home .......
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VisionQuest Receives a $2M NIH Grant to Commercialize an Artificial Intelligence System Used to Improve ...

The Joplin Globe 09 Jun 2021
https.//www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210609005780/en/. ASPIRE device being used in a malaria clinic in Malawi (Photo ... VisionQuest will use this NIH award to secure regulatory clearances and commercialize ASPIRE, which is currently being tested at nine malaria clinics in Malawi, Zambia, and Kenya....
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Malawi court dismisses application for SA witnesses in Bushiri extradition hearing to testify via video link

Independent online (SA) 08 Jun 2021
Magistrate Patrick Chirwa said the court had no legal powers to make orders outside its own jurisdiction, according to Rainbow Television Malawi. News website Malawi Voice quoted Chirwa as saying the reasons advanced by the State in the application were merely speculative ... African News Agency (ANA) ....
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Cheetah: The world's fastest cat is returning to India

BBC News 07 Jun 2021
The cheetah in India ... But they are not rare. in 2017, four cheetahs were reintroduced in Malawi, where the cat became extinct in the late 1980s ... The good news, say experts, is that cheetahs are highly adaptable animals ... They are found in Northern Cape where temperatures dip to -15C and Malawi where the mercury soars to 45C ... But there are other concerns....
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Malawi burns almost 20,000 expired vaccines despite WHO safety assurances

Irish Independent 20 May 2021
Malawi yesterday destroyed 19,610 doses of AstraZeneca C ovid-19 vaccines that expired 18 days after arriving in the country ... Malawi managed to deploy about 80pc of them by that time ... Get today’s news headlines, opinion, sport and more direct to your inbox at 7.30am every morning, and every evening, with our free daily newsletter....
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Malawi burns 20,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses that expired

Federal News Radio 19 May 2021
Blantyre, Malawi (AP) — Malawi has burned nearly 20,000 doses of expired AstraZeneca vaccines, defying calls not to do so from the World Health Organization and the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... “Historically under the expanded immunization program of Malawi no expired vaccine has ever been used.” ... World News....
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CT scans offer new view of Lake Malawi cichlid specimens

Phys Dot Org 19 May 2021
Located between Malawi, Tanzania and Mozambique, Lake Malawi is immense ... Since 1983, he has visited Lake Malawi for extended periods annually, collecting cichlid specimens while scuba diving ... CT scans offer new view of Lake Malawi cichlid specimens (2021, May 19) retrieved 19 May 2021 from https.//phys.org/news/2021-05-ct-scans-view-lake-malawi.html....
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Malawi destroys 17,000 expired AstraZeneca vaccines

Urdu Point 19 May 2021
Malawi on ... Lilongwe (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 19th May, 2021 ) .Malawi on Wednesday destroyed nearly 17,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine that had expired in mid-April, with the health minister blaming "propaganda" for many Malawians' reluctance to receive the jab....
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African countries have struggled to secure enough Covid-19 vaccines. So why are thousands of doses ...

CNN 19 May 2021
Malawi's vaccination program suffered a setback in April after news of expiring vaccines circulated nationwide -- the government also expanded eligibility for the shots days before their expiry -- and people became concerned about being given out-of-date doses ... Malawi hopes to vaccinate about 11 million people -- 60% of its 18 million population....
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Fishermen in Malawi resume fishing after sudden break

Urdu Point 09 May 2021
MANGOCHI, Malawi, May 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th May, 2021 ) .-- Malawian fishermen have started returning to Lake Malawi for fishing after a few days break due to the presence of greener water in the lake which ecological experts described as toxic ... Meanwhile, water in Lake Malawi has started returning to its normal color....
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Seen But Not Counted: The Plight Of Immigrants In Zimbabwe

The Tennessee Tribune 06 May 2021
“My parents were born here in Zimbabwe as children of farm migrants from Malawi, but they were never documented just like me,” Jairos told Zenger News ... The colonial government mobilized cheap African labor from neighboring countries, mainly Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia, to work in gold mines and farms ... “The law is not wrong,” Kika told Zenger News....
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MoH considers re-starting public isolations for infected cases

Capital Ethiopia 03 May 2021
On similar news, in April 21, 2021, the International Clinical Laboratories (ICL) launched the free Covid-19 testing program for 50,000 people in Tigray ... The appeal comes after Malawi and South Sudan said they would destroy more than 70,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab because they expired in mid-April....
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Amnesty hails Malawi court ruling that death penalty is unconstitutional

Independent online (SA) 01 May 2021
"While the news from Malawi is positive, the death penalty remains in place in the majority of countries across sub-Saharan Africa ... According to news website Malawi 24, there has been a moratorium on the death penalty in the southern African country since 1994 ... – African News Agency ....
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