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:

Tanzania:   Former PM Heads to Opposition as Presidential Race Heats Up (news)
The East African
28 July 2015

Tanzania's opposition coalition Ukawa has officially welcomed former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa into its ranks in a plan to reinforce their efforts to defeat the ruling party CCM in the October ... [read more]

South Sudan:   World Should Back Expanded Mediation on South Sudan - Crisis Group (analysis)
International Crisis Group
27 July 2015

For more than eighteen months, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the regional body mediating peace negotiations to end South Sudan's civil war, has struggled to secure a deal in ... [read more]

Tanzania:   Hope Springs Eternal in the Voter's Breast, but NEC Shouldn't Take Her for Granted (opinion)
The East African
25 July 2015

This democracy business is hard work, no question about it. But at what point does it become routine enough to be, well, routine? [read more]

blogAfrica is'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!

Today's Featured News
Mozambique Ruling Party Faces Tough Contest

Renamo supporters: Ruling Frelimo faces a stern challenge at Wednesday's polls from...

Surge in Central African Republic Violence

African Union troops in Bangui (file photo): The UN has expressed alarm...

Nigeria, Cameroon, Ghana Get Crucial Wins

Asamoah Gyan of Ghana (file photo): The Super Eagles have boosted their...