Malawi has two main languages, they are English and Chichewa. Other languages are Chinyanja, Chiyao, and a few others.GovernmentMalawi is a Multiparty Democracy.
The Government is called The Republic of Malawi. The president is Peter Mutharika. He can not have more than two five-year terms.
Their three branches are Executive, Judicial, and Legislative. The Executive branch appoints the cabinet, serves as head of state and government, they are also in charge of executory tasks. The Judicial branch is an independent branch, and has unlimited jurisdiction.
The Legislative branch is in charge of approving presidential appointments.Physical LandscapeMalawi is about the size of Pennsylvania. It is surrounded by Mozambique, Zambia, and Tanzania. Lake Malawi is the third largest lake in Africa. The North has mountain ranges and high plateau areas. It is located south of the equator.
In the highlands the air is fresh and cool, and clear mountain streams, heaths, rolling montane grassland and evergreen forests. The highest peaks in Malawi are about 10,000ft. The climate is subtropical or tropical.
Religion:Malawi’s religion is Christianity and Islam. Malawi’s first main religion is Christianity. Their secondary religion is Islam. Paragraph on ClimateMalawi has a tropical climate or subtropical climate at high latitudes. There are three seasons in Malawi. It haves cool dry period May through August followed by hot weather during which humminity builds up. Until the rain comminces in November through December.It is located south of the equator.
Paragraph on Resources Some of Malawi’s Natural resources are limestone, coal, uranium, graphite. In 2010 Malawi produced 1% of the world’s uranium. Most of Malawi’s population engages in cash-crops.
Malawi exports tea and tobacco. To help this country we have decided to send toys and book to Malawi. We have chosen books because they don’t have good education. Finally we have chosen toys because kids in Malawi don’t own that many toys.
Religion:Malawi’s religion is Christianity and Islam. Malawi’s first main religion is Christianity. Their secondary religion is Islam. ClimateMalawi has a subtropical climate. It is hot and wet in December through April.
It is located south of the equator. Malawian economy Malawi`s main income is agriculture with 40% of income. Only 3% of people use the internet. Their currency is malawian kwacha. Their main population is outside the public sector, even though it is a large employer.
People outside the sector work on farms in the countryside. CultureMalawi people are of Bantu origin and comprimes of many different ethnic groups. These include Chewa, Nyanja, Yao, Tumbuka, Lomwe, Sena, Tonga, Ngoni, Ngonde, Asian, and European. The Chichewa (Chewa) people are from the largest part of the population group. They are largely in the central and southern parts of Malawi. The Yao people are predominately and the southern area of Lake Malawi. The Tumbuka are found mainly in the north of the country.
There are small populations of Asian and European that mostly live in cities.Music In the late 1960’s, South African Kwela music was popular in Malawi. Malawian jazz, rap/hip hop, gospel music, and traditional Malawian music are all very popular in Malawi.
Food In Malawi, Nsima is a staple food made from ground corn, served with side dishes of meat and vegetables. It can be eaten at anytime of the time of the day. Other cuisines include:Kachumbar, a type of tomato and onion salad, known locally as ‘Sumu’, or ‘Shum; or imply ‘tomato and onion salad.