The politics of oil exploration on Lake Malawi

From Face of Malawi Tue Jan 8 2013, 11:12:34

Prospects of Malawi exploring oil on Lake Malawi have had ups and downs in 2012. In fact, downs outweighed positives, leaving pessimists believing that this would be another of the many mining projects now enriching foreign capitals while Lilongwe snores, dreaming in hope. Environmentalists' continued "no" voice against the exploration, let alone drilling on Lake [...]

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