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Part-Time EducationUSA Adviser in Blantyre

U.S. Embassy Lilongwe Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title: Part-Time EducationUSA Adviser in Blantyre Funding Opportunity Number: AF/MWI-FY22-02 Deadline for Applications: Friday, February 11, 2022 Assistance Listing Number: 19.432 Total Amount Available: approximately $10,000 A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION U.S. Embassy Lilongwe’s Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the following ...
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U.S.-Supported Construction of Rural Secondary Schools Reaches New Milestone

1 2  The United States government, in partnership with the Government of Malawi (GOM), reached another milestone in the Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project, awarding construction contracts to two firms to build 38 rural schools across nine districts in Malawi. The contracted firms are Dika Construction, a firm of Malawian origin, and Bozdemir, ...
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United States launches Summit for Democracy, recognizes Anticorruption Champion

Lilongwe, December 9, 2021 – Chargé d’Affaires Jeremey Neitzke launched the Summit for Democracy yesterday by bringing together senior officials from the Government of Malawi and Heads of Mission from other participating countries.  He said: “We are pleased to partner with the Government of Malawi to defend and strengthen democracy in our countries, and we ...
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Op-Ed: Activism Against Gender-Based Violence by Qabaniso Malewezi and United States Chargé d’Affaires Jeremey Neitzke

Harassment. Domestic Violence. Abuse. Rape. Ugly words reflecting horrible acts. We refer to these examples of the exploitation of unequal power between genders as gender-based violence. In many ways it is unfortunate that in giving definition to these behaviors, we also sanitize the reality of what gender-based violence means to its victims, to the communities ...
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Health Alert

Location: Southern African Countries Event:  On November 26, the White House announced a travel restriction due to the detection of a variant of the SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in Southern Africa. The policy does not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and certain other categories of travelers. See the text of the announcement  here .  The new restrictions and requirements will take effect ...
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