Welcome to the website of the German Embassy in Lilongwe
The Embassy will be closed in observance of labour day on Thursday, 1st May 2014.
The office will re-open on Friday, 2nd May 2014.
On Tuesday, 15 April 2014, Ernest Mtawali received his coaching certificate at Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre. Together with fellow Malawian Patrick Mabedi, Ernest Mtawali successfully completed a three-week International Coaching Course of the German Football Association (DFB) in Hennef, Germany. The course took place in May 2013.
Coaching certificate for Ernest Mtawali
On 3 February 2014 the German Embassy proudly celebrates 50 years of
uninterrupted diplomatic presence in Malawi. On 3 February 1964 the first German
Consulate opened in Blantyre. On 6 July 1964, the day Malawi declared its
independence from colonial rule, the Consulate became the “Embassy of the Federal
Republic of Germany”.
50 Years of German Diplomatic Presence in Malawi
Chris Gueffroy was shot dead at the Berlin Wall just a few months before it fell 25 years ago.
His mother heard the shots that night in February 1989. She didn’t realize that it was her own son who had been killed not far from her apartment in East Berlin. He was trying to cross the Wall and flee to West Berlin. Chris Gueffroy, 20 years old, was the last GDR refugee to be shot dead by the regime’s border troops.
Chris Gueffroy, shot dead at the Berlin Wall
A flood of books is the first herald of a special period of commemoration: since the beginning of 2013, more than 110 books dealing with World War One (1914-1918) have been published or announced. Aus...
The First World War