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


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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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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