News & Events

ALERT:  Temporary Closure of Consular Section

As a result of COVID-19 generated constraints, the United States Embassy in Lilongwe Consular Section will be closed from July 16, 2021 to August 13, 2021.  During this time, all routine consular services will be suspended and only U.S. citizens with consular emergencies will be assisted.  In the event of an U.S. citizen emergency, please ...
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U.S. Government Boosts GOM and WFP’s Efforts to Achieve Zero Hunger in Malawi

USAID and WFP Joint Press Release 22 June 2022 Lilongwe, Malawi – The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) welcomes a $9.5 million (about MK7.7 billion) contribution from the United States government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development(USAID), to provide emergency assistance to vulnerable households, support livelihoods of community members, and strengthen capacity of ...
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Malawi Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund

The U.S. Embassy Lilongwe announces an open competition for organizations to submit proposals to carry out projects through the U.S. Embassy Malawi and the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund.  The Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund (FTIF) is funded by the Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs within the U.S. Department of ...
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U.S. Invests an Additional MK2.9 Billion to Bolster COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out and Response

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is investing an additional MK 2.9 billion ($3.5 million) to deploy COVID-19 vaccines in 16 districts around the country and strengthen the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) ongoing COVID-19 response.  The new assistance brings the United States’ overall COVID-19 assistance in Malawi to MW20.5 billion ...
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USG Commits $2 billion to COVAX vaccine fund, from which Malawi is obtaining its COVID19 vaccines

On February 19, President Joe Biden announced the United States will provide an initial $2 billion contribution to the COVAX Facility to vaccinate people around the world.  With this pledge, the U.S. will become the largest donor to COVAX, and in the coming weeks, Malawi expects to receive approximately 1.5 million COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX facility. This U.S. ...
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