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  • Ambassador Palmer front left and Rachael Sibande front right pose for a photo with female entrepreneurs

    U.S. Supports Malawi's mHub

    On August 16 U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer awarded a grant for $12,945 to the mHub in Lilongwe to train and mentor 40 aspiring female entrepreneurs with business and information communication technology (ICT) skills.

  • U.S. Military and their Malawian counterparts during the training

    U.S. and Malawi Hold Military Exercise

    The U.S. military, in partnership with the Malawi Defense Force (MDF) and partner nations, successfully conducted the Southern Accord 2016 command post exercise and a disaster relief exercise held in Malawi August 1-12.

  • Global health Service Partnership Volunteers taking aoth as Malawi Peace Corps Director Carol Spahn and Ministry of Health Principle Secretary MacPhail Magwira looks on.

    Peace Corps Swears-in GHS Partnership Volunteers

    U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer today swore-in 15 new Peace Corps Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) volunteers and 1 Peace Corps Response Volunteer, who will soon begin a year of service in Malawi.

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  • U.S. Provides Farming and Nutritional Assistance to Malawi

    U.S. Provides Farming and Nutritional Assistance

    On July 21, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Malawi Mission Director Doug Arbuckle and Erica Maganga, Permanent Secretary of Malawi’s Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, launched a new 5-year, $15-million project to provide farming and nutritional training..

  • 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.


  • U.S. 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.

Other News from Post

  • 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. 

  • U.S. Secretary of State on Malawi's National Day

    On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I want to convey our best wishes to the people of the Republic of Malawi on the 52nd anniversary of your country’s independence on July 6. 

  • U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Visits Malawi

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield visited Malawi June 28-30 to engage Malawian government, parliament, military, and civil society leaders... 

  • 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. 


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