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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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  • Several people sitting around a very large table. (Photo Credit: State Dept.)

    Africa depends on its people

    The U.S. Africa Leaders Summit that took place from August 4-6 will always be remembered not only because it was the largest gathering of African heads of state ever hosted by any American president, but because it presented a new model of partnership between...

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    US Embassy Hosts a Viewing Party for OGP Discussion

    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.

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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.

  • Remarks by the President in Town Hall with Young African Leaders

    THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody! (Applause.) Hello, everybody. Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Everybody, please have a seat. Have a seat. We're just getting started here. Well, hello, everybody. (Applause.) Welcome to Washington. I know most of you are visiting our country for the first time.

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  • 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.  

  • Media Institute of Southern Africa Awards

    In collaboration with the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi Chapter the U.S. Embassy gave awards to three outstanding journalists and media persons as part of celebrations for World Press Freedom Day