1. Colour Run 2016 Colour run announcement Saturday 28 May 2016
  2. Nyamadzere Community Day Secondary School - student holding a football International Sport Promotion
  3. Tageszeitungen News from the German Embassy
Colour Run 2016

Colour run announcement Saturday 28 May 2016

After the huge success over the past two years, the German Embassy and Roundtable are inviting you to another fun run at Kumbali Village. Activities range from a mountain bike ride (21km) to different trail runs (10km / 5km) and a colour fun run (2km).  Please note that once again entries are limited and registration for participation has to be done at Skyband by 23 May 2016. If you are neither a biker nor a runner, but would still like to be part of the events, you are invited to participate with a “colour powder team” (throwing powder at the runners) or support us with the time keeping (please e-mail to llwfunrun@gmail.com). We are looking forward to welcoming you at Kumbali!

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:

"Sleeping animals" at the shop of "People of the Sun"

German Embassy supports “People of the Sun” and Bangwe Carvers in Blantyre

Through the Embassy’s small grants programme, "People of the Sun" in Blantyre has received a grant of 7,500,000 Malawi Kwacha (about 10,000 EURO). People of the Sun’s mission is tohelp low-income artisans build sustainable businesses, which will  raise their income and standard of living. In turn this will preserve their cultural heritage and ensure indigenous skills survive for the next generation.

Group Picture: Say No to Ivory Trade - video launch

President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika and foreign diplomats Say No to Ivory Trade

On Thursday, 14th April 2016 President Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika and foreign diplomats in Lilongwe met with National Parks and Wildlife as well as Lilongwe Wildlife Trust at State House to attend the ceremony of the video launch: "Say No to Ivory Trade".

Impressions of the ILA Berlin

ILA Berlin Air Show 2016

The aerospace industry will be descending on Berlin at the heart of Europe from 1 to 4 June 2016.

German Ambassador Dr Peter Woeste is visiting the refugee camp at the Malawian-Mozambican border

Ambassador Dr Peter Woeste visited refugee camps at the Malawian-Mozambican border

Ambassador Woeste visited the "Kapise" refugee camps in the Mwanza area on the 2nd of March, 2016. He was shocked by the poor living condition of the asylum seekers.

Female tailors in Chinsapo, Lilongwe

German Embassy supports the project "Chitenje and Tailors"

The project "Chitenje and tailors" supports female tailors in Chinsapo, a suburb of Malawi’s capital city Lilongwe. The team of four Malawians and a supporting group of six in Germany provides the women with a platform to share experiences and improve their sewing and business skills.

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”

On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) and is therefore be responsible for steering the Organization safely through the stormy tides of crises and challenges in 2016. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme to the 57 OSCE participating States in Vienna on 14 January 2016.

Further information is available on the following websites:

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.

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.

Time and weather in Germany

Deutscher Wetterdienst

The Ambassador

Ambassador Dr. Peter Woeste

 Dr. Peter Woeste

Schengen Visa for Malawi Residents: Change of Responsibility


Since November 2013 Norway is representing Germany in matters concerning the handling of applications for Schengen visas. Therefore, residents of Malawi who intend to apply for visas to visit Germany should contact the Norway Visa Application Centre at Corporate Mall, Chilambula Road, Lilongwe.

New version of “Facts about Germany” – in 19 languages

Facts about Germany

“Facts about Germany” has everything you need to know about Germany today. How the political system works. The guidelines that define foreign policy. The special characteristics of the economy. What is new in art and culture. The new website features articles, background information, images, charts, films and lots of other modules. Focussing on these and many other topics, besides – in no less than 19 languages. On top of which, all the “Facts” (incl. the new book for young adults in 9 languages) can be downloaded as an e-paper.

Daily News from Germany - www.deutschland.de

Berliner Zeitungsmarkt

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Information about German foreign and European policy and major domestic issues.