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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday and Consular Schedule for May 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi will be closed to the public on Friday, May 1, and Thursday, May 14, in observance of the Labor Day (Malawian) and Kamuzu Day (Malawian) holidays, respectively. The U.S. Embassy will also be closed on Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day (U.S.) holiday. No visa or ...
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Demonstrations in Lilongwe Old Town

In response to recent violence against foreigners in South Africa, local organizations have called for peaceful demonstrations and a boycott of South African businesses on Friday, April 24. Protest demonstrations may recur throughout the weekend. They are expected to center around the Game/Chipiku Complex and Shoprite stores in the Old Town area of Lilongwe. As ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Schedule for April 2015

The U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi will be closed to the public on Friday, April 3, and on Monday, April 6, in observance of the Good Friday (Malawian) and Easter Monday (Malawian) holidays. No visa or other consular appointments have been scheduled for these days and no walk-in appointments will be seen. U.S. citizens seeking ...
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Text Books Handover in Zomba

U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Michael Gonzales hands over textbooks in Zomba On behalf of the United States of America, Deputy Chief of Mission Michael Gonzales handed over the Sadzi Community Day Secondary School Books Project on Friday, March 13, in Traditional Authority Chikowi, Zomba District.  The school purchased 554 syllabus based text books ...
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Ambassador Palmer Hosts Lilongwe Alumni

U.S Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer recently hosted Lilongwe based alumni of various U.S. Embassy exchange programs at her residence in Lilongwe. She took the opportunity to interact with this diverse group of Malawians who had participated in U.S. exchange programs since the 1970s stressing that only through continued partnerships with the returnees and beneficiaries ...
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