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  • Dr. Jill Biden, left greets Malawi's first lady Getrude Mutharika, right at State House

    U.S. Second Lady Visits Malawi

    U.S. Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden visited Malawi July 18-20. During her visit, Dr. Biden announced $20 million (MK14 billion) in food assistance to support vulnerable, food insecure communities in Malawi, bringing the U.S. Government’s total emergency food assistance to Malawi to $74.7 million (MK 52 billion) since October 2015.

  • President Obama Congratulates Malawi

    President Obama Congratulates Malawi

    On July 6, Malawi’s Independence Day, U.S. President Barack Obama wrote Malawian President Arthur Peter Mutharika the following: Dear Mr. President:

  • U.S. Embassy Celebrates July 4

    U.S. Embassy Celebrates July 4

    On July 1 U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer hosted celebrations to commemorate U.S. Independence Day which officially falls on July 4. Ambassador Palmer pledged continued U.S. partnership and support to Malawi and wished Malawians peace and prosperity as the nation commemorates its own independence on July 6.

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  • Ambassador Palmer Shakes hands with Luwani Refugee Camp Official

    USG Awards $25,000 Grant to Luwani Refugee Camp

    U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer today signed a $25,000 grant to the Participatory Rural Development Organization (PRDO) to help over 13,000 refugees at Luwani Refugee Camp in Neno.

  • Ground breaking-From left to right: MCC CEO Dana Hyde, Minister of Energy Bright Msaka, U.S. Ambassador Virginia Palmer and ESCOM Board of Trustees Chairperson  Simon Itaye.

    MCC CEO Visits Malawi

    United States Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Chief Executive Officer Dana Hyde visited Malawi May 8-10 to review progress to date on the implementation of MCC’s Compact with the Government of Malawi.


  • Consular Section Closures for July 2016 July 12, 2016

    The Consular Section at the U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi, will be closed to the public from Wednesday – Thursday, July 13-14, while the Consular Officer is away from the office. The Consular Section will also be closed to the public from Friday, July 22, through Monday, August 1, pending the arrival of the new Consular Officer.

Other News from Post

  • U.S. Embassy Joins Press Freedom Day Celebrations

    The U.S. Embassy proudly participated in the annual World Press Freedom Day celebrations held last weekend in Mangochi, Malawi. Public Affairs Officer E.J. Monster joined representatives of Malawi’s government, academia, 

  • U.S. Announces Additional Food Assistance

    U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer on February 29 announced an additional donation of US$27 million (MK 20 billion) of food assistance from the United States to support vulnerable, food insecure communities in Malawi. 

  • U.S. and Global Fund to Report Drug Theft

    On April 6, U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer joined Global Fund and Malawi Ministry of Health officials to launch a new hotline 

  • Ambassadors Hosts Fabulous Women

    U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer and U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell hosted current and former Malawian First Ladies, women diplomats, ministers, entrepreneurs, lawyers, judges, members of parliament, and other renowned women, 

  • U.S. Malawi Sign Power Africa MOU

    Malawian Minister of Natural Resources, Energy, and Mining Bright Msaka, U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer, and Power Africa Coordinator Andrew Herscowitz on February 26 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the United States and Malawi. 


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