News & events


We hold regular networking and information events aimed at promoting the relationship between Scotland and Malawi.

We are happy to promote other events and share positive news about Scotland's link with Malawi. We also regularly update this page with recent funding news.

If you have an interest in Malawi and want to meet others who do too you are most welcome to attend any of our events below.


Our news

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President of Malawi visits Scotland

27 Apr 2018

The President of Malawi visited Scotland this week to pay tribute to the country's strong links with Malawi.

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Scotland and Malawi sign new Partnership Agreement

27 Apr 2018

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and President Peter Mutharika of Malawi have signed a partnership agreement to commit both governments to development cooperation across areas such as health, education, human rights, governance and social enterprise.

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FCO Malawi Travel Update

26 Apr 2018

Authorised civic marches and demonstrations will take place in Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu on Friday 27 April 2018, starting at 7.30am and lasting until around midday. If you’re travelling in these cities you should anticipate and plan for significant road and transport disruption, both along and close to the authorised routes:

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Mangochi District Hospital Fire

20 Apr 2018

We are sorry to learn of the fire at Mangochi District Hospital on the morning of 15th April which seems to have destroyed the integrated Maternal and Child Health (MCH) block. We are in contact with the hospital and other organisations locally.

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Josephine Mpango: Scotland-Malawi CHOGM Ambassador

13 Apr 2018

As part of Scotland’s Year of Young People, the SMP is delighted to have Josephine Mpango as our ‘Scotland-Malawi Youth Ambassador’ at the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

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Malawi Growth and Development Strategy III

5 Apr 2018

The President of Malawi has launched the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy III. This is Malawi’s fourth medium-term national development strategy, and will guide all development work 2017-2022.

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ScotGov Small Grants Announced

5 Apr 2018

The Scottish Government have announced the results of their Small Grants Funding Round, with six of the twelve funded projects supporting work in Malawi!

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Fair Trade Scotland launches Mzuzu coffee

22 Mar 2018

Fair Trade Scotland is announcing the launch of their FIRST 500 campaign with Mzuzu Coffee. The campaign aims to bring Mzuzu Coffee’s single origin, 100% organic coffee in its distinct gold packaging to the UK market.

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