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 [...]

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