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United States and Malawi Sign Memorandum Of Undestanding to Build Secondary Schools in Malawi

Malawi’s program will demonstrate the critical link between girls’ education and public health for the rest of Africa and the world

 U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer, Malawi’s Minister of Education, Science and Technology Bright Msaka, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Affairs Emmanuel Fabiano, and USAID Mission Director Littleton Tazewell have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand existing secondary schools and install new secondary schools throughout Malawi under…

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US Embassy in Malawi: Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Andrew Herrup – Opening of Wildlife Trafficking Training

​Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Andrew Herrup – Opening of Wildlife Trafficking Training: Minister of Natural Resources, Energy, and Mining Aggrey Masi Solicitor General Janet Banda Director General of the Anti-Corruption Bureau Reyneck Matemba Director of National Parks and Wildlife Brighton Kumchedwa Remarks – AS PREPARED It is my pleasure to…

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Malawi: We are closer than ever to ending AIDS, thanks to President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

The United States Government proudly collaborates with the Government of Malawi, the private sector, philanthropic organizations, multilateral institutions, civil society and faith-based organizations, people living with HIV, and many others to achieve results

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).  President George W. Bush signed PEPFAR into law on May 27, 2003.  Over the past 15 years, the U.S. Government, through PEPFAR, has saved and improved millions of lives and completely transformed the global…

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Malawi: United States Supports New Health Supply Chain Management System

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contributed $1.7 million to OpenLMIS development and implementation, and as of March, 2018

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Health Office Director Peter Halpert and Chief of Health Services for Malawi’s Ministry of Health Dr. Charles Mwansambo officially commissioned the Ministry of Health’s new Open Logistics Management Information System (OpenLMIS) on May 24. OpenLMIS enables Malawi’s Ministry of Health to strengthen its medical…

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U.S. Ambassador Supports Local Organizations’ HIV/AIDS Intervention Projects in Malawi

These projects enable the United States Government to continue to support the people – and government – of Malawi in its ‘Test and Treat’ policy to help reach the 90-90-90 targets

The U.S. Ambassador’s PEPFAR Small Grants Program, which supports small, innovative, community-driven projects in Malawi to stop the spread of HIV and mitigate the impacts of AIDs, today (March 29, 2018) issued grants to ten (10) Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), working with…

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United States to Build New Embassy in Lilongwe

The United States has been a steadfast partner in Malawi’s development since independence in 1964

U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer today announced that the Governments of the United States and Malawi have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the acquisition of property on which to build a new U.S. Embassy compound on Presidential Road in Lilongwe. “The United States has been a steadfast…

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Malawi: U.S. Provides Food to Dzaleka Refugee Camp

With USAID assistance, the WFP will distribute up to 600 metric tons of food ​per month

The U.S. Government, through U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), recently contributed $1 million to support the UN World Food Program’s (WFP) purchase of local food commodities for the Dzaleka Refugee Camp food and nutrition program. USAID/Malawi’s support to the WFP plays a crucial role in preventing malnutrition by helping…

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U.S. Embassy Trains Community Radio Journalists

The workshop, funded by the U.S. Embassy and led by American journalism trainer Daniel Brown, is designed to strengthen the capacity of community radio journalists to report effectively on the issues affecting their communities

On November 13, U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer and Teresa Ndanga, Chairperson of the Media Institute of Southern Africa Malawi Chapter (MISA-Malawi), opened a four-day workshop in Lilongwe for 20 Malawian community radio journalists from across the country. The workshop, funded by the U.S. Embassy and led by American…

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Millennium Challenge Corporation Releases 2018 Scorecards

MCC and the Government of Malawi signed a $350.7 million compact in 2011 to revitalize the country’s power sector. This compact will end in September 2018

On November 2, the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) released its 2018 scorecards. Malawi continued to pass MCC’s scorecard by meeting the requirement of passing at least half of the 20 indicators overall, including the hard hurdles of Control of Corruption and Democratic Rights. MCC scorecards are comprised of…