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No images for this article 02/15/2017 - U.S. Embassy Co-Sponsors “Culinary Diplomacy” Program
Lilongwe 15 February The Embassy of the United States of America today partnered with United Village Transformation (UVT), an American NGO, to...


No images for this article 02/01/2017 - MALAWI HERITAGE DAYS
The Embassy of the Republic of Malawi, held the Malawi Heritage Days which was jointly sponsored by the World bank and the Embassy on the 25th&26th...


No images for this article 11/28/2016 - ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI ON THE STATE OF THE NATION
My Fellow Malawians, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great honour and privilege to address you all today. It is important that I must update you on...


No images for this article 10/27/2016 - WELCOME AND INTRODUCTORY MEETING OF U.S CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT AND SENIOR DIRECTOR WITH MALAWIAN AMBASSADOR IN WASHINGTON DC.
The newly appointed Ambassador of The Republic of Malawi Mr. Edward Yakobe Sawerengera was formally welcomed by Mr. Scott Eisner,President and Ms....


No images for this article 08/08/2016 - YALI FELLOWS VISITED MALAWI EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
  On 2 nd August the Embassy hosted 16 Malawian YALI Fellows. The Fellows spoke of their talents, projects and ambitions. The Ambassador encouraged the...


No images for this article 08/08/2016 - VISITING MISSIONARIES FROM MALAWI
  On August 1, the Embassy hosted 25 visiting missionaries from CCAP Blantyre Synod. The team of Missionaries composed of clergy and the laity had been...


No images for this article 07/22/2016 - AMBASSADOR ENDORSSES PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS
On July 20, 2016 Ambassador Mhura attended, and spoke at the closing ceremony for the induction of medical and nursing educator Peace Corps, who will be...


No images for this article 07/21/2016 - US SECOND LADY VISITS MALAWI
Dr. Jill Biden, wife to the US Vice-President, Joe Biden, made a three-day visit to Malawi from 18 th to 20 th July 2016. The purpose of the visit was to...


No images for this article 07/21/2016 - DR. JILL BIDEN TRAVELS TO BLANTYRE AND LILONGWE, MALAWI TO HIGHLIGHT GIRLS' EDUCATION, WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT, AND FOOD SECURITY
Monday, July 18 – Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Dr. Jill Biden has arrived in Blantyre, Malawi as part of her three-country visit to Africa to engage...


No images for this article 07/13/2016 - MAN IN FOR INSULTING WOMAN WITH ALBINISM
Mzuzu, July 12, 2016, Mana: Despite calls from different authorities and human right activists asking people to end violence against people with albinism...


No images for this article 07/13/2016 - MALAWI TO LAUNCH WEB-BASED TRADE PORTAL ON THURSDAY
Lilongwe, July 12, 2016, Mana: The Malawi Government through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism will on Thursday this week officially launch the...


No images for this article 07/13/2016 - MADONNA BRIEFS PRESIDENT MUTHARIKA ON HOSPITAL PROJECT
Lilongwe, July 12, 2016, Mana: The American pop, Diva Madonna Rouise Siccon on July, 11 2016 at Kamuzu palace in Lilongwe, briefed the State President...


No images for this article 07/09/2016 - GIDDES CHALAMANDA PERFORMS AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
On Tuesday July 5, 2016 the legendary 86 year-old Malawian musician, Giddes Chalamanda, performed at the Library of Congress in Washington DC alongside...


No images for this article 07/09/2016 - 2016 INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS
The Embassy of Malawi in Washington D.C on 2 nd July, 2016 participated in the 52 nd Independence Anniversary Celebrations.  These Celebrations were...


No images for this article 06/16/2016 - HAPPY INTERNS FROM MALAWI UNIVERSITY AT RICE 360° GLOBAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH
A group of interns from Malawi University were hosted by Rice University at Rice 360° Global Institute for Health. This is a great example of productive...


No images for this article 06/16/2016 - VISIT BY HONOURABLE FRANCIS KASAILA, M.P., MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, JUNE 11, 2016
On June 11, 2016, the Embassy was privileged to have hosted the new Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Francis Kasaila, M.P....


No images for this article 06/15/2016 - AFRICA DAY CELEBRATIONS, MAY 27, 2016
On May 27, 2016, the Embassy attended the Annual Africa Day Celebrations organized by the African Ambassador’s Group in Washington, D.C in collaboration...


No images for this article 04/15/2016 - DECLARATION OF A STATE OF DISASTER IN DISTRICTS AFFECTED BY PROLONGED DRY SPELLS DURING THE 2015/2016 SEASON BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE STATE PRESIDENT, PROFESSOR ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA
Government of Malawi DECLARATION OF A STATE OF DISASTER IN DISTRICTS AFFECTED BY PROLONGED DRY SPELLS DURING...


No images for this article 03/11/2016 - FUNDRAISING FOR THE WORK OF HUMANITARIAN OLIVIA GILES
The Women’s National Democratic Club on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, hosted Olivia Giles to raise funds for her charity 500 Miles Foundation. 500 Miles...


No images for this article 03/10/2016 - THE EMBASSY HOSTS MASTERCARD SCHOLARS
The Embassy on March 7, 2016, hosted a group of students from Michigan State University who are part of a MasterCard Foundation Scholarship program. The...


No images for this article 02/22/2016 - US CONGRESSMEN MEET WITH HIS EXCELLENCY PRESIDENT ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA
  His Excellency President Arthur Peter Mutharika in discussion with members of US Congress at Kamuzu Palace Pic by Stanley Makuti    ...


No images for this article 02/05/2016 - AMBASSADOR MHURA VISITS RICE UNIVERSITY IN HOUSTON, TEXAS
  Ambassador Mhura recently visited Rice University’s 360⁰ Institute for Global Health (Rice 360⁰). During the visit, the ambassador toured Oshman...


No images for this article 12/11/2015 - VICE-PRESIDENT DR. SAULOS CHILIMA VISITS WASHINGTON, D.C
The Vice-President of Malawi the Right Honorable Dr. Saulos Chilima was in Washington, D.C. from 16 th November to 20 th December, 2015 where he attended,...


09/17/2015 - Embassy of Malawi in Washington, DC Participates in Fundraising Event in Aid of Girls' Education in Malawi
(left to right) Ambassador David Newman of Botswana, Ambassador Necton Mhura of Malawi and Ambassador Amon Mutembwa of Zimbabwe Staff from the...


08/12/2015 - Ambassador Mhura Testifies before the GSP Sub-committee of the Trade Policy Staff Committee of the US Trade Representative (USTER) on Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Malawi Ambassador to the USA, Necton Mhura The Malawi Ambassador to the USA, Mr Necton Mhura testified before the GSP Sub-committee of the Trade...


08/08/2015 - Mandela Washington Fellows Pay a Courtesy Call on the Malawi Embassy in Washington DC
Mandela Fellows with Ambassador Mhura in the middle On August 5, 2015 a group of eight Malawian youth who attended the 2015 Mandela Washington...


08/03/2015 - President Mutharika urges Malawians to conserve world life
President Peter Mutharika listens as Dorothy Tembo-Nhlema briefs him on Energy efficiency stove at the launch of the Malawi Parliamentary Conservation...


No images for this article 07/03/2015 - PRESIDENT MUTHARIKA PROMISES SECURITY TO INVESTORS
President Professor Peter Mutharika has promised tight security to the investors.   President Mutharika made the remarks Tuesday at Kamuzu Palace in...


No images for this article 06/30/2015 - PRESS RELEASE BY THE EMBASSY OF MALAWI IN WASHINTON DC
Malawi Celebrates with Other African Countries on the Renewal of AGOA President Barack Obama has signed into law the much awaited Bill renewing the...


No images for this article 06/18/2015 - AMBASSADOR NECTON MHURA’S INTERVIEW WITH VOICE OF AMERICA.
The Malawi Ambassador to the United States Mr. Necton Mhura has assured investors in the United States that Malawi is a secure investment destination, as it...


No images for this article 06/16/2015 - Malawi First Lady voted OAFLA VP
Malawi First Lady Madamme Gertrude Mutharika was on June 14 th , 2015 voted Vice President for Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV & AIDS...


No images for this article 06/16/2015 - US donates K95 million for AIDS fight
Government of United States of America through U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has donated K95 million to Malawi to assist in the...


No images for this article 06/16/2015 - UNFPA urges Malawi to improve girl education
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)Executive Director Dr Babatunde Osotimehin has urged Malawi Government to promote girl education beyond primary school...


No images for this article 06/03/2015 - MALAWI INVESTMENT FORUM (IMF), JUNE 29TH TO 30TH, 2015
The Malawi Embassy in Washington D.C.,would like to inform all interested persons that the Government of Malawi through its Ministry of Industry and Trade...


No images for this article 06/02/2015 - ARRIVAL OF THE NEW AMBASSADOR
The Embassy of the Republic of Malawi in Washington, D.C, is pleased to announce to all Malawians resident in the United States, the arrival of the new...


No images for this article 05/21/2015 - PRESS RELEASE- MAY 19, 2015: Millennium Challenge Corporation to be joined by 10 U.S. firms on its First Trade and Investment Mission
Scott Fontaine 202-521-3612 Delegation to visit Tanzania and Malawi to learn about $750 million of opportunities in MCC-funded projects in the...


No images for this article 05/11/2015 - STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI AT THE 2015 CONGRESSIONAL INTERNATIONAL CONSERVATION GALA (ICCF) ON WEDNESDAY 22ND APRIL 2015, WASHINGTON D.C
Your Excellency the First Lady of the Republic of Malawi,Madame Gertrude Mutharika, Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen,     I feel...


No images for this article 03/28/2015 - MALAWI: GOVERNMENT SAYS DISASTER STRATEGY WILL COORDINATE DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT
Malawi: Government says disaster strategy will coordinate disaster risk management   Date:25 Mar 2015 Source(s): Malawi News Agency...


No images for this article 01/19/2015 - STATE OF DISASTER IN MALAWI
To: Malawians Resident in Canada and the USA.   The Embassy of the Republic of Malawi to the United States of America would like to inform all...


No images for this article 01/10/2015 - NEW US AMBASSADOR TO MALAWI
  The newly appointed  United  States  of America  Ambassador-designate  to Malawi,  Ms  Virginia  Palmer, paid  a courtesy call on...


No images for this article 11/20/2014 - Her Excellency Madame Gertrude Mutharika First Lady of the Republic of Malawi Official Visit to the United States of America, from 16th to 22nd November, 2014
Her Excellency the First Lady Madame Gertrude Mutharika arrived in the United States of America on Saturday November 16th, 2014 to attend the launch of...


08/29/2014 - Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)
On July 28th, 2014, the Ambassador of Malawi to the United States, His Excellency Mr Steve D. Matenje, met with nine young entrepreneurs selected...


No images for this article 08/13/2014 - MINISTER OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY MEETS U.S. INVESTORS
On Friday, August 8, 2014, the the Minister of Trade and Industry, the Honorable Joseph Mwanamvekha, M.P. met with U.S. investors at the Embassy of Malawi...


No images for this article 08/13/2014 - HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT, PROFESSOR ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, MEETS WITH MALAWIANS
His Excellency the President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, met with Malawians resident in the Metropolitan Area of Washington, D.C., Maryland and...


No images for this article 08/04/2014 - PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI, PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA AND FIRST LADY MADAME GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA MEETING WITH MALAWIANS
  The Embassy  of the Republic of Malawi, would like to inform all Malawians  that their Excellencies, President  Professor Arthur Mutharika and ...


No images for this article 07/26/2014 - ARRIVAL OF PRESIDENT ARTHUR MUTHARIKA TO ATTEND U.S. – AFRICA LEADERS SUMMIT AUGUST 4 –8, 2014
U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit August 1 and August 4 – 6, 2014     The Embassy of the Republic of Malawi to the United...


No images for this article 07/05/2014 - MESSAGE OF GOODWILL TO MALAWIANS ABROAD
MESSAGE OF GOODWILL TO MALAWIANS ABROAD BY HIS EXCELLENCY PROF. ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI, ON THE OCCASION...


No images for this article 06/27/2014 - INTRODUCING WILLIAM KAMKWAMBA, THE AUTHOR OF “THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND”
REMARKS BY H.E. STEVE D. MATENJE, S.C., INTRODUCING WILLIAM KAMKWAMBA, THE AUTHOR OF “THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND” AT THE “MOVING...


No images for this article 06/03/2014 - INAUGURAL SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA
"The Will of the People" INAUGURAL SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC...


No images for this article 06/02/2014 - MALAWI ELECTIONS
MALAWI ELECTIONS   On May, 20, 2014, the people of Malawi elected His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika as President of the Republic of...


No images for this article 04/04/2014 - MALAWIAN STUDENTS VISIT THE US
Three secondary school students from Malawi are in the US as part of a group of twenty-eight students from seven African countries under the auspices of the...


No images for this article 03/07/2014 - MCC celebrates 10th Anniversary
On February 20,2014, the Millennium Challenge Corporation( MCC) hosted a reception at its headquarters in Washington honoring its partner countries in East...


No images for this article 09/09/2013 - MALAWI EMBASSY OFFICIALS PARTICIPATE IN WASHINGTON DC NATIONS TRI-ATHALON 2013 AS AGE AFRICA'S TRI-TEAM FOR MALAWI
On September 8, 2013 AGE Africa a US c 501 (c) (3) non-profit that supports girls education in Malawi through the provision of education scholarships, a...


No images for this article 07/18/2013 - REMARKS BY THE AMBASSADOR OF MALAWI TO THE US, HIS EXCELLENCY STEVE D. MATENJE, S.C. AT THE LAUNCH OF “ASPIRE TO INSPIRE” LONG BRANCH COMMUNITY CENTER, SILVERSPRING, MARYLAND FRIDAY, JUNE 28TH, 2013
  Salutations: The Chairman of the Board of Aspire to Inspire, Mr Mwiza Munthali Other members of the Board present The Kamkwalala...


No images for this article 09/12/2012 - EMBASSY HOLDS STRANDED FISH & MASKS ON WHEELCHAIRS ART EXHIBITION
From August 30th- September 7th, 2012 the Embassy held an art exhibition titled 'Stranded Fishes & Masks on Wheelchairs' by Malawi artist Massa Lemu. ...


07/23/2012 - WASHINGTON DC HOSTS THE 19TH INTERNATIONAL AIDS CONFERENCE, JULY 22- 27, 2012
Photo: Discussion with Bill Gates (Chairman of Microsoft & Philanthropist), Ambassador Goosby (United States Global AIDS Coordinator), Jim Kim...


06/14/2012 - EMBASSY HOSTS MALAWI CLEAN WATER EVENT
On June 2, 2012 the Embassy of the Republic of Malawi along with The International Awareness & Involvement Committee Washington DC Alumnae Chapter of...


04/24/2012 - MINISTERIAL DELEGATION WARMLY RECEIVED IN U.S. AMID HIGH HOPES AND SUPPORT FOR MALAWI
On the eve of participation in the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Spring Meetings, the ministerial delegation from Malawi was honored...


04/04/2012 - Alexandria Library hosts a "Community Read" Event with Malawi-born author William Kamkwamba
On March 27, 2012 the Alexandria City Public Schools hosted Malawian author William Kamkwamba at a community read event that was held at T.C Williams...


10/11/2011 - EMBASSY SUPPORTS PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER IN NTCHEU- BWANJE ORAL HYGIENE DRIVE
The month of October is National Dental Hygiene month in the U.S., in commemoration Mary Kuhlke who is a daughter of a dentist in the U.S. and currently...


10/11/2011 - EMBASSY HOSTS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS FROM ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, PA
On September 17, 2011 the International Students Union of Saint Vincent College under the Office of Multicultural Life, visited the Embassy of the Republic...