CIA: The World Factbook: Malawi

January 2011
CIA World Fact Book;2011, p407
The article offers information on the history, government and economy of Malawi as of 2011. It says that the country was established in 1964 from being under Nyasaland, a British protectorate. It says that President Bingu wa Mutharika serves as the country's chief of state and head of government, who is elected for a five-year tenure. It cites various challenges being faced by the country including market economy development, educational facility improvement and environmental issues.


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