1. Chintheche Takulandirani pa tsamba la ofesi ya Kazembe wa Jeremani ku Lilongwe
  2. Nyamadzere Community Day Secondary School - student holding a football International Sport Promotion
  3. Tageszeitungen News from the German Embassy

Takulandirani pa tsamba la ofesi ya Kazembe wa Jeremani ku Lilongwe

Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Lilongwe In Germany, the "Land of Ideas", we place major emphasis on education, science, research and development. With its high quality of life, good infrastructure and central location in Europe, Germany is one of the world's most attractive bases for business. Its beautiful urban and rural landscapes, combining age-old traditions and experimental modern culture, make a trip to Germany a unique experience. Germany has something for everyone - so why not pay us a visit?

Nyamadzere Community Day Secondary School - student holding a football

International Sport Promotion

50 years on the Federal Foreign Office continues to support sports development in partner countries. As a way to bolster efforts that encourage Malawian youth, the German Embassy in Lilongwe is distributing assorted sports equipment to schools and sports clubs across Malawi. The Embassy recognises that apart from improving physical fitness, sports instills in the youth valuable principles of team spirit, excellence, persistence, tolerance and many more. In this section we introduce you to beneficiaries of the sports equipment by the German Embassy:

Message from Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the occasion of the Day of German Unity, 3 October 2016

The fall of the Berlin Wall, the reunification of Germany and the overcoming of the division of Europe into East and West: without a doubt, these events marked a historic watershed whose impact stretched far beyond Germany’s borders.

Federal President Joachim Gauck

Message from Federal President Joachim Gauck to Germans living abroad for the 2016 Day of German Unity

On the Day of German Unity we remember all that we have achieved in the last few years of our history. We celebrate the desire for freedom voiced by the people in Leipzig, Plauen, Berlin and many other towns and cities in the GDR.

The group with H.E. Mr. Michael B. Kamphambe Nkhoma, Ambassador of the Republic of Malawi to Germany

Future Young Entrepreneurs

Pupils from the Bambino Secondary School pitch their  business ideas in Berlin Over the past two years, 30 pupils from the Bambino Secondary School in Lilongwe participated in the EU-funded FUTURE YO...

Lake of Stars

Malawi Arts Festival The annual Lake of Stars Arts Festival will take place from 30 September till 2 October 2016. German DJ Timo Maas will mix up the crowd amongst other artists in Chintheche this y...

Walter Scheel

Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the death of Walter Scheel

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier today (24 August) issued the following statement on the death of Walter Scheel: “I am saddened by the death of Walter Scheel. The staff of the Federal Foreig...

Mr. Gondwe (LICO) and Mrs. Milanzi of the German Embassy

German Embassy supports LICO - Life Concern in Rumphi

With the support of the German Embassy, and in close cooperation with Rumphi District Council, represented by the District Health Officer, and the Community of Mzokoto, represented by Senior Chief Mwankhunikira, LICO Life Concern will build a new guardian shelter for pregnant women at Mzokoto Health Centre in Rumphi.

Russian war graves near Jüterbog, Brandenburg

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of Germany’s invasion of the Soviet Union

Looking back at the past "serves as a pointed reminder to do everything humanly possible to preserve the peaceful order in Europe", as Foreign Minister Steinmeier underscored in an article published today to commemorate the German invasion of the Soviet Union. He also gave a speech in the Bundestag in the afternoon.

Schoolchildren of Jacaranda School for Orphans

Jacaranda School of Orphans

The German Embassy and Jacaranda Foundation have been partners for a number of years. During a visit in April this year, Mr. Johannes Scharlau visited Jacaranda Foundation to take a tour of the newly renovated compound of the Vocational School.

"Sleeping animals" at the shop of "People of the Sun"

German Embassy supports “People of the Sun” and Bangwe Carvers in Blantyre

Through the Embassy’s small grants programme, "People of the Sun" in Blantyre has received a grant of 7,500,000 Malawi Kwacha (about 10,000 EURO). People of the Sun’s mission is tohelp low-income artisans build sustainable businesses, which will  raise their income and standard of living. In turn this will preserve their cultural heritage and ensure indigenous skills survive for the next generation.

Group Picture: Say No to Ivory Trade - video launch

President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika and foreign diplomats Say No to Ivory Trade

On Thursday, 14th April 2016 President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika and foreign diplomats in Lilongwe met with National Parks and Wildlife as well as Lilongwe Wildlife Trust at State House to attend the ceremony of the video launch: "Say No to Ivory Trade".

German Ambassador Dr Peter Woeste is visiting the refugee camp at the Malawian-Mozambican border

Ambassador Dr Peter Woeste visited refugee camps at the Malawian-Mozambican border

Ambassador Woeste visited the "Kapise" refugee camps in the Mwanza area on the 2nd of March, 2016. He was shocked by the poor living condition of the asylum seekers.

Female tailors in Chinsapo, Lilongwe

German Embassy supports the project "Chitenje and Tailors"

The project "Chitenje and tailors" supports female tailors in Chinsapo, a suburb of Malawi’s capital city Lilongwe. The team of four Malawians and a supporting group of six in Germany provides the women with a platform to share experiences and improve their sewing and business skills.

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”

On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) and is therefore be responsible for steering the Organization safely through the stormy tides of crises and challenges in 2016. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme to the 57 OSCE participating States in Vienna on 14 January 2016.

Further information is available on the following websites:

Time and weather in Germany

Deutscher Wetterdienst

The Ambassador

Ambassador Jürgen Borsch

Jürgen Borsch

Schengen Visa for Malawi Residents: Change of Responsibility


Since November 2013 Norway is representing Germany in matters concerning the handling of applications for Schengen visas. Therefore, residents of Malawi who intend to apply for visas to visit Germany should contact the Norway Visa Application Centre at Corporate Mall, Chilambula Road, Lilongwe.

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Daily News from Germany - www.deutschland.de

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

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