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 118,000km2 (45,560sqmi) 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.
Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa in Tanzania and Lago Niassa in Mozambique, is an African Great Lake and the southernmost lake in the East African Rift system, located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. It is the ninth largest lake in the world and the third largest and second deepest lake in Africa. It is home to more species of fish than any other lake, including about 1000 species of cichlids. The Mozambique portion of the lake was officially declared a reserve by the Government of Mozambique on June 10, 2011, and in Malawi a portion of the lake is included in the Lake Malawi National Park. Lake Malawi is a meromictic lake; permanent stratification and the oxic-anoxic boundary are maintained by moderately small chemical and thermal gradients.
Lake Malawi is between 560 kilometres (350mi) and 580 kilometres (360mi) long, and about 75 kilometres (47mi) wide at its widest point. The total surface area of the lake is about 29,600 square kilometres (11,400sqmi). The lake has shorelines on western Mozambique, eastern Malawi, and southern Tanzania. The largest river flowing into it is the Ruhuhu River, and there is an outlet at its southern end, the Shire River, a tributary that flows into the very large Zambezi River in Mozambique.
In Malawi, they seek and appoint the best to be judges, writes Chidi Anselm Odinkalu ... It was also the 119th birthday of Nnamdi Benjamin Azikiwe, Nigeria’s founding president, and the month of the 26th anniversary of the death in 1997 of Malawi’s founding president.
The three women spoke exclusively to BBC100 Women during a visit to Malawi and South Africa... "And tell him you have a lawyer too now," she added ... Her Waging Justice for Women programme funds the Women Lawyers Association of Malawi, which arranges for specialists to travel to rural communities to seek out women looking for help.
Although it is not a legal requirement in Malawi, an unwritten policy enforced across government schools meant his son was being denied admission because of his hair ... “I felt oppressed,” Nansolo said as he recalled the staff of a state-run secondary school in Zomba, southern Malawi ... “I went to the Women Lawyers Association of Malawi to ask for help.
Throughout my career as a lawyer, I have sought to advance women’s rights ...Later this year we will open our first women-for-women legal aid clinic in Malawi so that young women lawyers can be trained and funded to provide free legal support to women and girls in their communities.
But it is Chakwera’s handling of one of Malawi’s biggest-ever corruption scandals that has been the major factor in his declining popularity ... When it was challenged by the Malawi Law Society, the attorney general, another Chakwera appointee, hired private lawyers to insist on its validity ... The consequences for Malawi became clearer later in the week.
“The high court in Malawi has ruled that witnesses‚ to be specific‚ those who arrested us and recorded cases against us [investigators]‚ be physically present in Malawi for cross-examination by our lawyers‚” he said ... They will not come to Malawi‚ nor will other witnesses at the impending trial.”.
BLANTYRE, Malawi - Malawi has dropped criminal charges against Anti-Corruption Bureau Director-General Martha Chizuma in connection with leaked audio in which she apparently complained that some officials were frustrating her fight against corruption ... Malawi Anti-Graft ChiefSuspended Over Leaked Audio Clip.
Her suspension was widely condemned by civil society organisations, the opposition and the country’s umbrella body for lawyers – the Lawyers Association of Malawi... The Malawi Law Society applied for a judicial review which the court granted late on Monday.
A popular place to do so is Malawi, a country that is safe, stable and welcoming to foreigners ... In 2009, the Netherlands-based Stéphanos Foundation — which aims to provide education “from a biblical viewpoint to the most vulnerable” — dispatched Wim* (now 52 years old) to Blantyre, Malawi’s second city, as a teacher.
MIAMI, Jan. 24, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Introducing this year's breakout brand, ZIMRothschild (ZIM); giving a home to the purpose-driven, passionate "Unicorns" that walk amongst us ... ZIM was founded in 2019 by Sunga Mkwezalamba, a lawyer, born in Malawi and raised in Champaign, IL ... The brand also leveraged customer feedback to drive product design ... Phone.
Malawi Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) director-general Martha Chizuma has been arrested by Malawian authorities, citing reports by Malawian news outlet Malawi24 ...National Police spokesperson Peter Kalaya confirmed Chizuma’s arrest, however Malawi police authorities say that they don’t have any further information regarding her arrest.