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see MalawiMalawi
, officially Republic of Malawi, republic (2015 est. pop. 17,574,000), 45,200 sq mi (117,068 sq km), E central Africa. It borders on Zambia in the west, on Tanzania in the north, and on Mozambique in the east, south, and southwest.
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a former British possession in East Africa. The area came under British control in the late 19th century. Between 1953 and 1963 it was part of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, which was created by Great Britain. In 1964 it became the independent state of Malawi.

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Price (1958) Independent African: John Chilembwe and the origins, setting and significance of the Nyasaland native rising of 1915.
Independent African: John Chilembwe and the Origins, Setting, and Significance of the Nyasaland Native Rising of 1915, Vol.
On February 23, 1961, during the latter days of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, exchange controls were extended to the sterling area and this arrangement was carried over to the successor states of the Federation when it dissolved.
In 1883, a consul of the British Government was accredited to the "Kings and Chiefs of Central Africa," and in 1891, the British established the Nyasaland Protectorate (Nyasa is the Yao word for "lake").
The police museum has some of the envelopes Whitehurst posted, supposedly from as far away as the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, the Solomon Islands, Nyasaland and the Gold Coast.
Historians, social scientists, and economic and development workers explore such aspects as a historiography of colored identity in southern Africa from narratives of miscegenation to post-modernist re-imaginings, the impact of apartheid-era forced removals on colored identity in Cape Town, Koe-San identity in post-apartheid South Africa, the making of colored identity in colonial Zimbabwe 1890-1980, colored identity in Zambia, and the making of the Anglo-African community of Nyasaland 1929-40.
Unfortunately for colonial Zimbabwe, the contract system offered by the WNLA was found both favourable and more attractive by the administration in Nyasaland as it was perceived to be a solution to unregulated movement of labour from the protectorate, the contract system had guarantees relating to minimum conditions of employment and a deferred pay system which provided capital for the development of the protectorate.
Bettison, David 1958 The Demographic Structure of Seventeen Village Blantyre-Limbe, Nyasaland.
Throughout the 19th century, the Indian army was sent on numerous occasions to fight for British interests in campaigns outside the subcontinent: in China, for instance, in 1839, 1856 and 1859; in Persia in 1856; in Abyssinia in 1867; in Egypt in 1882; in Nyasaland in 1893; in the Sudan from 1896-98, and so forth.
Born in Nyasaland (now Malawi) where her South African father ran a small newspaper and her Belgian mother wrote a weekly gossip column, Michelle was just three when she and her two sisters were brought to England to live.
1) The magazine, Aus Nord und Sud (From North and South), displays on its cover nameplate in the pious style of the late nineteenth century two images that illustrate its title: Inuit children, representing the North, stand in front of the Hebron church and mission house, which is bounded by sod houses and resting dogs, and African children, representing the South, sit in front of their house in Nyasaland (Malawi).