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Malawi’s Transport

Our advice is to leave all your expectations behind before you travel to Malawi; then, you might go home surprised. But if your expectations are too high, you might be disappointed if plans fall apart. Travel in Africa can be challenging, and part of the experience is expecting anything to happen. Roads often have limited ...

Malawi’s Religion

Malawi has a lot of religious groups. However, estimates tell us that about 80% of the population being Christians, with the Roman Catholic and the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian making up the largest Christian groups. St. Louis Montfort Parish Balaka There is also a significant proportion of Anglicans, Baptists, Seventh-Day Adventists, Evangelicals, Muslims, Hindus ...

Malawi’s Climate

Malawi is divided into three main seasons. The cool season (May to mid –August); the hot (mid-August to November) Temperatures rise again so parts of Malawi get very hot especially low-lying areas around Lake Malawi; the rainy (November to April) with rains continuing longer in the northern mountains and post-rainy (April to May), the days ...

Malawi’s Location

Malawi is located in southeast Africa, landlocked between Mozambique to the east and south, Zambia to the west and Tanzania to the north. Malawi is separated from Mozambique and Tanzania to a large extent by Lake Malawi, which lies on the country’s eastern edge. The immense extent of this lake (the third largest in Africa), ...

Malawi’s History

Malawi is a landlocked country in Southern Africa, formerly known as Nyasaland. Malawi is often called “The warm heart of Africa” for its warm, welcoming, colourful and friendly people.  Malawi is bordered by Zambia to the Northwest, Tanzania to the Northeast and Mozambique on the East, South and West. Malawi covers over 118,000 km² with ...

Malawi’s Government

Malawi is a former British Protectorate and under the British rule.  It was known as British Central African Protectorate which later changed to a better suited African name the Nyasaland Protectorate. Malawi began as a one party state after gaining her independence in 1964. The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) under the leadership of His Excellency ...