Malawi adopts a new national flag, replacing the previous flag originally adopted in 1964.
Sources: The Nation
Sources: The Nation
Canada, the EU, Israel, Japan, Morocco, the Philippines, Singapore, Turkey, the UAE, the UK, and the U.S. ban flights from South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Malawi, and Eswatini due to the Omicron variant.
The World Health Organization endorses the mass rollout of the malaria vaccine RTS,S across Sub-Saharan Africa and other countries affected by the disease after pilot programs with the vaccine in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi reduced malaria-related hospitalization and death rates among children by 70%.
The South Africa Department of International Relations orders several Malawian diplomats and their families to leave within 72 hours after police found they were illegally selling duty-free alcohol.
The Constitutional Court of Malawi annuls the result of the country's last general election due to various irregularities. New elections are being scheduled to be held within 150 days.
The floods from the predecessor of Cyclone Idai cause 23 deaths and 11 missing in southern Malawi.
Romania unfurls the world's largest flag ever made, according to Guinness World Records.
The Parliament of Malawi reverts the Flag of Malawi to the original version used between 1964 to 2010. The outgoing flag was introduced in 2010 by the late President Bingu wa Mutharika.
At least eighteen people are killed during mass protests in Malawi.
Hundreds of people demonstrate in Malawi against a pension bill that would raise the retirement age of women to 55, and 60 for men. [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-africa-11797117 (BBC)] [http:--www.apanews.net-apa.php?page=show_article_eng&id_article=135627 (African Press Agency)]date=August 2019
The same-sex couple, who recently came to international attention when they were convicted of homosexuality under a British colonial law, tell Malawi's "The Nation" that they have separated and that one of them now lives with a woman.