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Lilongwe

(lēlông`gwā), city (1994 est. pop. 395,500), S central Malawi, in a fertile agricultural area. The capital of Malawi since 1975, it is an administrative and commercial center. The city was founded in 1947 as an agricultural marketing center. Largely a planned city, government programs in the 1970s and 80s expanded the city's transportation facilities (which included the construction of an international airport and rail connections to neighboring cities) and its agricultural potential. An agricultural college is in Lilongwe.

Lilongwe

 

a city in Malawi, on the Lilongwe River. It is located on the highway leading to the port of Salima on the shore of Lake Nyasa (Lake Malawi). Lilongwe has an airport. Population, 19,400 (1966). The center of a tobacco-growing region, it has tobacco industry.

Lilongwe

the capital of Malawi, in the central part west of Lake Malawi. Pop.: 655 000 (2005 est.)
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It is paying particular attention to ensuring that banks facing persistent liquidity problems implement restructuring plans that put them back on a sound financial footing" Moreover, the IMF praised Lilongwe for reforms on the budget side, which "focus on strengthening tax and customs administration as well as improving public financial management through greater expenditure control and the prevention of arrears.
Lilongwe: Malawi police on Monday arrested at least two ex-ministers for an alleged coup plot aimed at preventing President Joyce Banda coming to power last year, sparking protests met with police tear gas."They are likely to be charged with treason," a senior police officer who did not want to identified said.
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