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    4 Young Malawian to go for the GES

    Four young Malawian entrepreneurs will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from July 25-26, 2015. Samson Fiado, a year three student at the Malawi Polytechnic will attend as a finalist in “Global innovation Through Science and Technology-

  • A cross section of the participants as they listen to speeches

    Chididi Women Empowerment Project

    On June 4, United States Embassy Management Officer Geraldine Gray Thibodeau officially inaugurated a project designed to develop women’s entrepreneurial skills in Malawi’s southern district of Nsanje.

  • Ambassador Palmer Speaking at the ICAM dinner

    Ambassador Palmer Speaks to ICAM

    Ambassador Palmer delivered the keynote address at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Malawi’s annual dinner-dance on Friday, May 29, where she urged transparency and accountability as an economic imperative.

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  • The Congresswomen pose with President Mutharika at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe

    U.S. Congresswomen Visit Malawi

    U.S. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz together with several U.S Congresswomen were in Malawi recently. Rep. Schultz visited one of the U.S. Government's Feed the Future agriculture and nutrition activities in Nasala Village, Lilongwe.

  • Ambassador Virginia Palmer, with Minister of Environment Affairs Bright Msaka and Agriculture Minister Allan Chiyembekeza  touring one of the pavilions showcasing sweet potatoes Agriculture Minister at the launch

    U.S. Ambassador Launches New Projects

    U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer launched five new development assistance projects intended to advance health, food security, and climate change adaption and resiliency within Malawi.


  • Holiday Schedule for July 2015

    The U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi will be closed to the public on Friday, July 3, and Monday, July 6, in observance of the U.S. and Malawian Independence Days, respectively

  • Visa System Issues

    The Bureau of Consular Affairs is in the process of resolving technical problems with our visa systems. Biometric data is not yet processing properly to allow embassies and consulates to perform security checks required to issue visas.

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  • Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn In

    Forty one new American Peace Corps volunteers will be working as health and environment volunteers throughout the country. 

  • Second Ranking U.S. Diplomat for Africa Meets Young Malawians

    United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Robert P. Jackson, met this morning with young Malawians who participated last summer in the Mandela Washington    »

  • U.S. Embassy Trains Government Spokespersons

    35 government of Malawi Spokespersons completed a three day training at the U.S Embassy. Among others the training aimed at equipping the spokespersons with skills to ensure that government communication is well coordinated, timely and accurate. 

  • Ambassador Palmer Hosts Lilongwe Alumni

    U.S Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer recently hosted Lilongwe based alumni of various U.S. Embassy exchange programs at her residence in Lilongwe.