• Lilongwe
  • It was also the first capital of Malawi and remained so until 1974, when Lilongwe became the capital. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1974 to 1979, Malawi worked with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) sponsored to build 70 miles of new track from Salima to Lilongwe though the Malawi-Canada Railway Project. (wikipedia.org)
  • THE CONTROVERSIAL president of Malawi, Bingu wa Mutharika, has reportedly died at a hospital in the capital Lilongwe, hours after suffering a massive heart attack. (irishtimes.com)
  • Lilongwe - Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika has accused Western donors of funding an opposition protest movement that is challenging his increasingly tight grip over the impoverished southern African nation. (news24.com)
  • Lilongwe, May 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Malawi have held discussions to strengthen bilateral ties in all fields. (sify.com)
  • 1974
  • British Caledonian sold the aircraft to Air Malawi in November 1974, and the service to Gatwick Airport in London, via Nairobi, began on 3 December 1974. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zomba
  • Malosa is a small trading centre located in the Zomba District of Malawi. (wikipedia.org)
  • St Luke's Health Centres: Chilipa and Nkasala health centres, Zomba District Mposa and Gawanani health centres, Machinga District Matope health centre, Neno District St Luke's Hospital sits under the umbrella organisation of the Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) which provides 37% of health services in the country and trains up to 80% of its health workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zomba is also the home of Chancellor College of the University of Malawi. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zomba was once a hub for expatriates in Malawi. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Zomba Gymkhana Club was where the Malawi Rock Shandy was created by the head barman Shadrack in the 1960's. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zomba Central Prison was built in 1935 is the only maximum security prison in Malawi. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chancellor College, the largest of the constituent colleges of the University of Malawi, is located in Zomba. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1967
  • Lake Malawi (1967) Mwaya Beach Beach at Cape Maclear near Monkey Bay Malawi is one of the major Rift Valley lakes. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1967 saw CAA being wound down, and Air Malawi became independent, giving Malawi a national airline. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the end of 1967, the DC-3 was operating on all Air Malawi domestic services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Central African Airways was officially dissolved on 31 December 1967, and responsibility for all flights passed onto the three now independent airlines, of which Air Malawi was officially established by an Act of Parliament in 1967. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tanzania
  • This very brief gunboat conflict was hailed by The Times in England as the British Empire's first naval victory of World War I. The partition of the lake's surface area between Malawi and Tanzania is under dispute. (wikipedia.org)
  • missionaries
  • The village is the seat of the most ancient Roman Catholic mission of Malawi, the Mua Mission, as well as a cultural centre and museum created by the missionaries, the KuNgoni Centre of Culture and Art. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1,000
  • In January 2012, the organisation announced a partnership to build 10 primary schools to serve over 1,000 children in rural Malawi. (wikipedia.org)
  • Malawian
  • National Bank of Malawi, NBS savings Bank, Standard Bank and Opportunity Bank International as well as the Malawian Post have a branch in the city. (wikipedia.org)
  • Air Malawi frequently had financial difficulties, and the Malawian government attempted to privatise the airline on two occasions without success. (wikipedia.org)
  • Raising Malawi sponsors 600 children at a Malawian orphanage with educational funding, vocational scholarships and an HIV awareness soccer program. (wikipedia.org)
  • donation
  • On October 29, 2009, Madonna announced on the Raising Malawi website and her own official website that she vowed to match, dollar for dollar, every donation made towards all Raising Malawi projects. (wikipedia.org)
  • shortages
  • With this year's hungry season setting in and 20-25 per cent of the population suffering food shortages for six to nine months of each year, Malawi remains persistently on the verge of crisis. (newint.org)
  • There is a chronic shortages of fuel, food and foreign exchange in Malawi, while Mr Mutharika's ongoing disagreements with a number of international aid donors has left the treasury shorn of much-needed funds. (irishtimes.com)
  • Freedom
  • Freedom of information has improved in Malawi during the past 15 years and the number of abuses against reporters has fallen. (rsf.org)
  • tobacco
  • Once a food exporter, Malawi is now a net importer: persistent drought is a factor but so too are cuts in farming subsidies and smallholders switching to cash crops like tobacco. (newint.org)
  • search
  • The government, through its agent the Privatisation Commission, announced in September 2012 that it had embarked on another search to identify a strategic equity partner for Air Malawi, and in July 2013 Ethiopian Airlines was confirmed as the partner in a new airline to be called Malawi Airlines. (wikipedia.org)
  • largest
  • World Gazetteer: Malawi: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population Archived August 4, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • president
  • In April 2013, President of Malawi Joyce Banda expressed criticism of Madonna and her charity, accusing her of exaggerating her charity's contribution and "bullying state officials. (wikipedia.org)
  • In November 2014, Madonna and the Raising Malawi team visited the country and met with newly elected President Peter Mutharika as well as several Government Ministers. (wikipedia.org)
  • In July this year President Bakili Muluzi granted the executive of the Teachers Union of Malawi (TUM) an audience at his private residence. (newint.org)
  • Zambia
  • By 1500 AD, the tribes had established the Kingdom of Maravi that reached from north of what is now Nkhotakota to the Zambezi River and from Lake Malawi to the Luangwa River in what is now Zambia. (wikipedia.org)
  • government
  • Malawi has a democratic, multi-party government. (wikipedia.org)
  • The school is regarded as one of the best government schools in Malawi and competition for entry is intense. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of its financial situation, the airline was placed in voluntary liquidation, the Malawi Government announced in November 2012, and flights have been suspended since February 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • Madonna said in a statement, "I feel a deep commitment and love for the children of Malawi and am grateful for the support of the Government. (wikipedia.org)
  • How the transfer of power in Malawi takes place will be keenly watched by the international donor community, including the Irish Government, which donates about €10 million annually. (irishtimes.com)
  • capital
  • What is the capital of Malawi? (answers.com)
  • Malawi is not the capital of anything - it is a country. (answers.com)
  • Malawi has received a significant amount of foreign capital in the form of development aid, which has contributed greatly toward the exploitation of its natural resources and has allowed Malawi to at times produce a food surplus. (britannica.com)
  • country
  • In these terms Malawi is currently the sixth-poorest country in the world. (newint.org)
  • The East African Rift Valley-by far the dominant feature of the country-is a massive troughlike depression running through the country from north to south and containing Lake Malawi (north and central) and the Shire River valley (south). (britannica.com)
  • years
  • Malawi has typically been estimated to be 1-2 million years old (mya), but more recent evidence points to a considerably older lake with a basin that started to form about 8.6 mya and deep-water condition first appeared 4.5 mya. (wikipedia.org)
  • The worst flooding in 30 years has destroyed homes, crops and livelihoods in Malawi. (care.org)
  • south
  • In 1971 the Diocese was divided into two, the Diocese of Southern Malawi in the south and the Diocese of Lake Malawi in the centre and north. (wikipedia.org)
  • In April 1985, the airline wet leased a Boeing 747SP from South African Airways and painted the aircraft in Air Malawi livery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ethiopian Airlines operates out of New York and maybe D.C. Another option is South African Airlines, but then you are flying all the way down to Johannesburg and back up two to three hours to Malawi. (answers.com)
  • Malawi stretches about 520 miles (840 km) from north to south and varies in width from 5 to 100 miles (10 to 160 km). (britannica.com)
  • partners
  • At Queen Elizabeth, Raising Malawi partners with one of only three pediatric surgeons in Malawi, who performs hundreds of life-saving surgeries annually and teaches local medical students and clinicians. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lifeline Malawi also partners with the local district health program for sanitation and communicable disease control. (wikipedia.org)
  • Here you can find a list of our contacts and partners in Malawi. (inasp.info)
  • project
  • Initially, the "Raising Malawi Academy for Girls" was to be constructed but following an audit by the Global Philanthropy Group, which questioned expenditure on salaries and benefits as well as the management capacity and culture, the charity's school headmistress resigned in October 2010 and the project was scrapped. (wikipedia.org)
  • This 2 page brief highlights learning and results from the Malawi Health Alliance Project. (care.org)
  • Share
  • Watch as Anastazia Saka and Vicknes Chimbonga, two Village Savings and Loan participants in Malawi, share their stories about how the savings group is changing their lives. (care.org)
  • services
  • CAA supplied Air Malawi with two Douglas DC-3s and three de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beavers to begin services, and also provided technical assistant, equipment and personnel. (wikipedia.org)
  • school
  • Raising Malawi supports the basic education needs of Malawi orphans, including academic scholarships, school uniforms, and learning materials. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • The name Malawi comes from the Maravi, an old name of the Nyanja people that inhabit the area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Malawi has been utterly devastated by hiv/aids: by the end of 1997 a million people were hiv-positive and it is estimated this will rise to two million by 2010. (newint.org)
  • Children
  • In December 2014 it was announced that the organization completed ten schools to educate 4,871 children in different locations in Malawi. (wikipedia.org)
  • British
  • On 16 August 1914, Lake Malawi was the scene of a brief naval battle when the British gunboat SS Gwendolen, commanded by a Captain Rhoades, heard that World War I had broken out, and he received orders from the British Empire's high command to "sink, burn, or destroy" the German Empire's only gunboat on the lake, the Hermann von Wissmann, commanded by a Captain Berndt. (wikipedia.org)