1. Sundown Lake Malawi 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
Sundown Lake Malawi

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:

Helmut Schmidt / official portrait 1985

Statement by Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the death of Helmut Schmidt

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier gave the following statement in Berlin on the 10th of November on the death of former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt: “Germany has paused for reflection. The death of Helmut Schmidt fills me with great sorrow. We Germans have lost a father figure. Helmut Schmidt had a profound impact on us and our country. [...]"

Handing over of volleyballs to Hon. Minister Jappie Mhango, President of the Volleyball Association of Malawi (VAM) and Mr Chipiliro Kantikana, technical director of VAM

German Embassy donates 20 balls to the Volleyball Association of Malawi (VAM)

On 18.11.2016, the German Embassy handed over 20 beach volleyballs to the Volleyball Association of Malawi (VAM). The donation is part of the International Sports Promotion program of the German Foreign Office. Earlier this year, VAM Northern Region representative and volleyball coach Mr Jairos Nkhoma took part in a 5 months coaching course in Leipzig/Germany, which was organized by the University of Leipzig and sponsored by the German government.

The association Afghan Rehabilitation Group e.V.  is keen to provide women with vocational training and employment.

The Cultural Preservation Programme of the Federal Foreign Office

Since 1981 the Federal Republic of Germany has supported the preservation of cultural heritage across the world through the Federal Foreign Office’s Cultural Preservation Programme, with the aim of strengthening people’s sense of their own national identity in the partner country and fostering cultural dialogue among partners. The Programme has become a very effective instrument of German cultural relations and education policy.

German Ambassador Dr. Peter Woeste is giving an interview at Jacaranda School for Orphans

The German Ambassador visits Limbe and Blantyre

On Friday, 24th July 2015, German Ambassador Dr Peter Woeste and his wife Regina Woeste visited Jacaranda School for Orphans and the Malawian (Magi) Girls School Limbe. They also attended the opening of the new Volkswagen showroom at CFAO in Blantyre.

Official signing ceremony at Sanjika Palace, 7th July 2015

Official signing ceremony of the Treaty of the Malawi-Zambia Transfrontier Conservation Area at Sanjika Palace on 7th July 2015

On 7th July 2015 President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika and his Zambian counterpart President Edgar Lungu signed a Treaty establishing the Malawi-Zambia Transfrontier Conservation Area. The German Government has provided 20 million euros (approximately 10 billion MWK) to support this cooperation of Malawi and Zambia through SADC. “Tourists, wildlife and poachers do not stop at national borders.

The Adziwa Self-Sufficiency-Project

The ADZIWA Self-Sufficiency Project in Kauma

Every year the German Embassy is financing small grants projects and is presenting these projects on its website. For the first time the partner himself, Manager of Adziwa Orphan Care CBO James K. Chirwa is illustrating the development plan. Please click on the following link for more information:

Jairos Nkhoma at the German Embassy with his brother, his friend and Johannes Scharlau before his flight to Leipzig

International Coaching Course for Volleyball in Leipzig

The German Embassy wishes "gute Reise" (a safe journey) to Mr Jairos Nkhoma, who will spend the next 5 months in Leipzig/Germany. Mr Nkhoma will take part in an international coaching course for volleyball held by the University of Leipzig. Coaching courses like this are part of the German international sports promotion program and are co-financed by the German Foreign Office.

Relief arrives for the victims of floods

Germany supports flood victims in Zomba with 200.000 Euro for humanitarian assistance

The tragic events caused by the floods in southern Malawi have shocked the German community in Malawi. Together with his colleagues from the European Union Ambassador Dr. Peter Woeste offered his sincere condolences to the people of Malawi for the loss of life in the flooding affecting parts of the country.

Kamuzu Institute of Sports - women's football team

German Embassy supports Kamuzu Institute of Sports in Lilongwe

The German Embasssy donated basketballs and footballs to the Kamuzu Institute of Sports in order to support the various sports programmes offered to the youth of Lilongwe.

Time and weather in Germany

Deutscher Wetterdienst

The Ambassador

Ambassador Dr. Peter Woeste

 Dr. Peter Woeste

Schengen Visa for Malawi Residents: Change of Responsibility


As of 4th November 2013 Norway is representing Germany in matters concerning the handling of applications for visas. From this date, residents of Malawi who intend to apply for visas to visit Germany should therefore contact the Norwegian Embassy at Arwa House, City Centre in Lilongwe.

Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa


On 21 May 2014 the German cabinet decided on the new Federal Government Policy Guidelines for Africa drafted by the Federal Foreign Office. The guidelines summarise the context, principles and focuses of Germany’s Africa policy.

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