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Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell, President Obama, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Thomas Frieden and National Security Advisor Susan Rice brief reporters September 16 at CDC headquarters in Atlanta.

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    White House Fact Sheet

    The United States remains committed to assist African countries fight the epidemic of Ebola Viral Disease. The attached September 16th White House Fact Sheet announces a major increase in on the ground support to our colleagues in West Africa to fight the epidemic.

  • The YALI Fellows pose for a photo with the Ambassador, middle.

    U.S. Embassy Honours YALI Fellows

    Malawi’s returned Mandela Fellows—along with 9 alumni of previous Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) programs—took center stage at the U.S. Embassy’s Independence Day Celebration held on September 4.

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  • Deputy Chief of Mission Gonzales pose for a photo with the Grantees

    U.S. Embassy Supports Community-based Solutions

    Nine organizations received U.S. Ambassador’s Self-Help grants on August 20. Addressing the grantees, the Chargé d’Affaires Michael Gonzales said, “We are happy to see your commitment to uplifting living standards in your communities.

  • Thembi Thadzi during the presentation

    U.S. Embassy Commemorates International Youth Day

    On 12th August, the U.S. Embassy participated in the International Youth Day Commemoration. Centering on the theme of "Youth and Mental Health", the event brought together 50 youths from Lilongwe

  • Ebola preparations

    CDC Malawi Supporting the Ministry of Health on Ebola

    CDC Malawi staff, in partnership with the World Health Organization and Médecins Sans Frontières,are assisting the Ministry of Health to prepare for and respond to Ebola Virus Disease from West Africa

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  • The Promise of Africa and the Global Internet

    A topic repeatedly raised during the historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C., is the transformational role communications technologies will play in advancing a prosperous and peaceful world.

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    To mark the opening of the U.S. Africa-Leaders’ Summit, yesterday government and civil society leaders gathered at the U.S. Embassy to watch the U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit Consultation on Open Government as it was happening live in Washington.  

  • African Heads of State and Young Leaders Convene in Washington, DC

    Summer 2014 is an exciting time for anyone following U.S. relations with the countries of Africa. Right now, 500 of Africa’s most talented and innovative young people are in the United States participating in the Washington Fellowship,  

  • YALI-Fellow Recognized by Obama

    IHastings Mkandawire is one of the nine Young African Leaders’ Initiative (YALI) fellows from Malawi currently in Washington, DC, participating in the YALI Summit with President Obama. Click on the video below.    »

  • New Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn In

    Thirty seven new American Peace Corps volunteers will be working as health and environment volunteers throughout the country. They arrived in Malawi on March 06. They spent nine weeks in technical and cultural training in Kaphaizi and Mangwazu Villages in Kasungu.