1. "Sühler Chrisamelmart" in Suhl Christmas in Germany
  2. Nyamadzere Community Day Secondary School - student holding a football International Sport Promotion
  3. Tageszeitungen News from the German Embassy
"Sühler Chrisamelmart" in Suhl

Christmas in Germany

The German Embassy in Lilongwe wishes everybody a wonderful Christmas time. On the next pages you will find information about typical German Christmas tradions including recipes and music:

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:

Welcome to our Advent Calendar

Welcome to Our Advent Calendar!

Welcome to the Germany.info Advent Calendar. We invite you to visit here each day from December 1 to 24 to open a new window and discover German music, recipes, stories, and crafts that we hope will bring a touch of German Christmas tradition to your holiday season. There are even a few games this year. (Mobile users may have to turn your device sideways in order to display the full image.)

Morocco to be first African partner country at premier agribusiness trade fair

90 years of International Green Week – Morocco to be first African partner country at premier agribusiness trade fair

In the coming year, International Green Week Berlin looks back on a 90‑year history. It will mark that remarkable anniversary from 15 to 24 January in collaboration with a special partner country. Morocco is the first African state to become a partner country of the world’s most important agriculture, nutrition and horticulture exhibition.

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Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Germany intends to become inclusive: With the National Action Plan to Implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the Federal Government of Germany is setting a process in motion which will exert a major influence in the next ten years not only on the lives of persons with disabilities, but on those of everyone in Germany. The idea of inclusion, which is the central guiding concept of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, will change our everyday culture. 

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.

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.

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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