Lake Malawi Ownership Non Negotiable

May 16, 2017 by Staff Reporter

Malawi and Tanzania were expected to return to the negotiation table weeks ago precisely on 8th and 9th May, in Johannesburg, South Africa only for Tanzania to put off the talks.

Malawi Independent

Malawi government has bemoaned tactics by the Republic of Tanzania in frustrating mediation talks over Lake Malawi boundary dispute.

The two countries have been at loggerheads over the Lake of Malawi with Tanzania insisting it owns part of the lake which they call Lake Nyasa.

Malawi and Tanzania were expected to return to the negotiation table weeks ago precisely on 8th and 9th May, in Johannesburg, South Africa only for Tanzania to put off the talks.

President Peter Mutharika initiated the resumption of the talks following his meeting with his Tanzanian counterpart the popular President John Pombe Magufuli earlier t

In a statement issued on Saturday and signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Francis Kasaila said government was concerned with Tanzania’s action, saying the postponement protracts the conclusion of the matter.

“His Excellency Joaquim Chissano, former President of the Republic of Mozambique and the Chairperson of the…

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