COAT OF ARMS
Government: Multiparty Democracy
Current President: Arthur Peter Mutharika
Population: 19,196,246 (2017)
Land Size: 118,484 sq km (45,747 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Sat - Feb 16, 2019: MEC Positive It Will Deliver Credible Polls, Deplores Violence - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Jane Ansah has again urged political leaders o practice modern politics by engaging in issue-based campaign.
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Lake Malawi Is Home to Unique Fish Species. Nearly 10 Percent Are Endangered - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[The Conversation Africa] An estimated 9% of the 458 fish species assessed in Lake Malawi are at high risk of extinction. This is worrying, not least because the lake, and the fish species that occupy it, are very unique.
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Chakwera Declares War on Criminal Syndicate Attacking People With Albinism - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Malawi Congress Party] Fellow Malawians,
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Mutharika's Running Mate Chimulirenji to Speak Out On Appointment - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Ntcheu North East Parliamentarian Everton Chimulirenji will on Sunday February 17 2018 hold a first political rally in his home town Ntcheu District since the rulling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Malawi President Peter Mutharika hand picked him as running mate in the highly anticipated May 21 Tripartite Elections.
- Fri - Feb 15, 2019: Parliament Meets Monday for Mid-Year Budget Review - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Parliament is expected to meet from Monday for the Mid-Year Budget Review amid reports that most government ministries and departments have overshot their budgets in the last six months.