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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
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
Interconnected, interactive and participatory: the Deutsche Welle's 10 edition of The Bobs - the international award for the best in online activism.
Deutsche Welle (DW) has recognized exceptional p...
Deutsche Welle: The Bobs kick off 10th edition
Answering to the traditional greeting "Salem Aleikum" the gathering calls out a warm hearted "Aleikum Salam". Here in eastern Malawi, especially in Chilinda village, Mangochi, Muslims make up 99% of the population. Deputy Head of Development Cooperation at the German Embassy, Kerstin Henke, on behalf of the embassy, handed over a new classroom, teacher office and school vegetable garden to the people of Chilinda on Friday the first of November.
Dedication of a new classroom and a school garden at Chilinda, Mangochi