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  • PDAS Jackson Meets with YALI Fellows

    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

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  • U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Gonzales handsover text books

    U.S. Embassy Handsover Text Books in Zomba

    On behalf of the United States of America, Deputy Chief of Mission Michael Gonzales handed over the Sadzi Community Day Secondary School Books Project on Friday, March 13, in Traditional Authority Chikowi, Zomba District.

  • Ambassador Palmer in a conversation with Madam Mutharika as Mrs. Chilima looks on.

    Ambassador Palmer Hosts "Fabulous Women"

    Ambassador Virginia Palmer hosted current and former First Ladies, women diplomats, ministers, entrepreneurs, lawyers, judges, members of parliament, and other renowned women in various fields at a March 12 reception for “Fabulous Women”

  • Spokespersons in training

    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.

  • Rachel Chikwakwa, left, and Verecia Malikinzi hold their newborns, Ospicious and Rabecca, after safe hospital deliveries.

    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.


  • Demonstrations in Lilongwe Old Town

    In response to recent violence against foreigners in South Africa, local organizations have called for peaceful demonstrations and a boycott of South African businesses on Friday, April 24. Protest demonstrations may recur throughout the weekend. They are expected to center around the Game/Chipiku Complex and Shoprite stores in the Old Town area of Lilongwe.

  • The United States PEPFAR Small Grants Program

    Background: The US PEPFAR Small Grants Program (PSGP) is a program funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). PEPFAR is the US government’s assistance program which is supporting the Malawi Government and the national response to combating HIV and AIDS.

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  • U.S. Ambassador Presents Her Letters of Credence

    U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer presented her letters of credence to the President of Malawi Professor Peter Mutharika, at Kamuzu Palace, on February 27 in Lilongwe.    »

  • U.S. Donates $6.9m for Flood Relief in Malawi

    On Friday, U.S. Ambassador Virginia E. Palmer and USAID/Malawi Mission Director Doug Arbuckle welcomed a delivery of US $100,000 worth of disaster relief commodities for Malawians affected by the floods.    »

  • Malawi Floods

    While rains have abated in parts of Malawi, the impacts of flooding continue to reverberate. The United States has already contributed over $2 million. Americans who want to help contribute to the response are encouraged to click at the message above or text “Malawifloods” to 41444 from the United States.  

  • Entrepreneurship Fair in Blantyre

    About 400 young people braved the bad weather in Blantyre on January 15 to participate in the Entrepreneurship Fair organized by the 2014 Mandela Washington fellows in cooperation with the United States Embassy.