COAT OF ARMS
Government: Multiparty Democracy
Current President: Arthur Peter Mutharika
Population: 17,377,000 (2014)
Land Size: 118,484 sq km (45,747 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Sat - Apr 21, 2018: Senior Chief Kaomba Brands Bushiri 'Papa of the Poor' - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Influential Chewa Senior Chief Kaomba of Kasungu says he is shocked with Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's apolitical, non-discriminatory and territorial wide way in which he is giving relief maize to Malawians.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: Flush Floods Wash Away Over 300 Hectares of Crops in Nkhata Bay - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Malawi News Agency] Nkhata Bay -Over 300 hectares of crops in Nkhata Bay District have been washed away by flush floods due to continuous heavy rains that hit the district for the past five days.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: Malawi Expects a Rise in Tourists From China - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Director for Tourism, Isaac Katopola says Malawi expects a boom in Chinese travelers and holiday makers coming into the country by the year 2020.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: Court Punishes Man for Causing Death By Reckless Driving - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Malawi News Agency] Zomba -Zomba Senior Resident Magistrate's Court on Thursday ordered Wilson Ndomondo to pay a fine of K200, 000.00 for causing death by reckless driving which is contrary to section 126 (4) c of the Road Traffic Act.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Human Trafficking - AllAfrica News: Malawi
[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi -Rumphi First Grade Magistrate Court Tuesday convicted and sentenced a 34 year- old man to 10 years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) for trafficking into the country 12 Ethiopians.