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Malawi, 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. Malawi spans over 118,484 km2 (45,747 sq mi) and has an estimated population of 18,091,575. Lake Malawi takes up about a third of Malawi's area. Its capital is Lilongwe, which is also Malawi's largest city; the second largest is Blantyre, the third is Mzuzu and the fourth largest is its old capital Zomba. 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" because of the friendliness of the people.

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Final results of Malawi's presidential elections will be delayed, the electoral commission (MEC) said on Saturday after the high court ordered a review of the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 7 hours ago

Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has so far taken 40.44% of votes cast in the May 21 presidential election, with 75% of the vote counted, the Electoral..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

Vote counting is underway after Tuesday's elections. President Peter Mutharika, hoping for a second term, is battling to hold off two serious rivals. ......
3 days ago • WorldNews
By Gregory Gondwe, Associated Press May 21 2019 9:40 AM 0 Comments Malawi voters go to polls in close presidential race More than 6 million..
5 days ago • WorldNews
Malawi polls opened on Tuesday after a closely fought election campaign, with President Peter Mutharika battling to hold off two serious rivals in a race that..
Credit: France 24 - Published 5 days ago

Seven million Malawians are voting for a new president in one of the country's most unpredictable polls.
5 days ago • BBC News
Seven million Malawians are registered for Tuesday's election - here are seven things about the poll.
6 days ago • BBC News
LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Malawi's President Peter Mutharika made a last-ditch bid to win re-election on Saturday as candidates for next week's hotly contested election wrapped up their..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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