Malawi, Tanzania agree to mediation over Lake Malawi border dispute

From Face of Malawi Sun Nov 18 2012, 06:23:03

Tanzania and Malawi agreed on Saturday to appoint an international mediator to resolve a long-running border dispute over Lake Malawi, thought to sit over rich oil and gas reserves. Malawi claims sovereignty over the entirety of Lake Malawi, Africa's third-largest lake, while Tanzania says it is entitled to 50 percent of it. The dispute, which [...]

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Africa:   Africa & the Shift in Power (analysis)
Institute for Security Studies
1 October 2014

The relative decline in the influence of the West is widely and increasingly acknowledged. From Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions in Crimea and the eastern Ukraine to the advance of the ... [read more]

Africa:   Ebola Spread Fuels Fear Among Americans, Africans (news)
Voice of America
1 October 2014

News that a Texas man was diagnosed with Ebola after returning home from a visit to Liberia has raised new concerns about the spread of the disease. For health workers the stakes are particularly high ... [read more]

Africa:   First Ebola Case Hits U.S. (news)
Voice of America
1 October 2014

Doctors in Dallas, Texas, say they have diagnosed the first case of Ebola in the United States. The patient, whose identity has not been revealed, arrived on a flight from Liberia earlier this month, ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!