Definition of Malawi in English:


Syllabification: Ma·la·wi
Pronunciation: /məˈläwē
A landlocked country in southern central Africa, in the Great Rift Valley, on the western shore of Lake Nyasa; population 15,028,800 (est. 2009); capital, Lilongwe; official languages, English and Nyanja.

Malawi was a British protectorate called Nyasaland from 1891 and was a part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland from 1891 until 1963. It became an independent Commonwealth state under Hastings Banda in 1964 and a republic in 1966



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  • Thousands of Malawians have been lining up here for hours, under a scorching sun, waiting for hand outs.
  • Here it's easy to forget that 65% of Malawians live on less than one US dollar a day.
  • I have published several poems, short stories and literary features in Malawian national newspapers.

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