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25 years of freedom and unity

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, tolerence and many more. In this section we introduce you to beneficiaries of the sports equipment by the German Embassy:

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.

Inauguration of the vertical shaft brick Kiln (VSBK)

Inauguration of the vertical shaft brick Kiln (VSBK) on the 26th January 2015

German Ambassador, Dr. Peter Woeste, took part in the inauguration ceremony of the vertical shaft brick Kiln, a pilot project on environmentally-friendly brick production, supported under German Cooperation.

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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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