28/12/2016 17:05 SAST | Updated 24/01/2017 21:03 SAST

In Malawi, Donald Trump Starts A New Trend

There were 180 Christmas babies born in Malawi and one, with presidential hopes, was named 'Trump'

But would you name your baby after him?
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But would you name your baby after him?

At least 180 babies were born in Malawi on Christmas day, the Nyasa Times reports.

One baby born in Karonga district, 2.95kg and 52cm in length, was named "Trump".

Another baby born in the southern region was named "Christmas".

According to the country's health ministry spokesperson Adrian Chikumbe, one of the main referral hospitals in Blantyre recorded 26 babies, 13 boys and 13 girls.

Chikumbe said that the capital Lilongwe recorded 12 births, while in the north of the country they were 63 births recorded, including a set of twins.