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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SMP Member Survey – get your free bag of Mzuzu Coffee!

20 Mar 2018

To encourage members to feedback their experience, and to help promote Malawian exports, we're giving a FREE 227g BAG OF MZUZU COFFEE to every member that completes this survey and provides their details.

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Ethiopian Airlines open up more connections to and from Malawi for Summer 2018

14 Mar 2018

Our Buy Malawian 2018 sponsor, award-winning Ethiopian Airlines, will add 3 additional flights to its current daily operation to/from London Heathrow.

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MaSP Symposium 2018

9 Mar 2018

MaSP CEO, Vera Kamtukule, reports on the Annual Symposium held in Lilongwe on 23rd February 2018 and the results of the debate: will Malawi always be donor dependent?

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Annual Faith Links Newsletter Launched

27 Feb 2018

We are excited to launch our new annual Faith Links Newsletter just in time for our #BuyMalawian2018 campaign in March! We know how important our faith community is to our Scotland-Malawi links, so this Newsletter provides information as to how our faith-based members can participate in the Buy Malawian challenges, as well as updates from a few of our members, and useful resources and information! Download our PDF copy now!

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Scotland-Malawi Video Competition (Deadline: 1.04.2018)

23 Feb 2018

Following a successful 2018 Scotland Malawi Partnership Youth Congress that gathered 400 participants at the Hampden Park in Glasgow on 20th February 2018, we want to engage even more young people in sharing their links with Malawi. So, get your cameras ready for telling us your stories!

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School visit rescued after last-minute visa issue

16 Feb 2018

A long-planned UK visit of pupils and teachers from St Patrick’s Minor Seminary in Rumphi, as part of their partnership with St Benedict’s High School, was rescued from near-cancellation after a heroic effort by both schools, the UK Government, the Scotland Malawi Partnership and our sister network the Malawi Scotland Partnership.

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Scottish Parliament: MSP’s support Malawi Links

18 Jan 2018

MSPs from parties across the Scottish Parliament used the 16th January debate on the International Policy Framework and Priorities 2018 to celebrate and support the Scottish Government’s continuing work with Malawi and Scotland’s wider civic links.

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Jack Thompson Memorial in Malawi

18 Jan 2018

The remains of Jack Jabulani Thompson Jere were laid to rest on 16th January 2018 at a moving ceremony that took place at Njuyu CCAP mission in Ekwendeni Mzimba in the northern part of Malawi.

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