Tanzania-Malawi Border Dispute Heats Up

Elders have rejected Malawi's claim to exclusive ownership of Lake Nyasa, which borders Tanzania on one side, accusing them of "dangerous daydreaming".

Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Bernard Membe points to a median line border between Tanzania and Malawi on a recent administrative map of Tanzania .

  • Tanzania:  All is Well at Lake Nyasa Border, Says Mbeya RC

    Tanzania Daily News, 22 October 2012

    MBEYA Regional Commissioner, Mr Abbas Kandoro has warned some dishonest people who spread messages of fear through social media, over the situation along Lake Nyasa that borders ... read more »

  • Southern Africa:  Tanzania Urges Malawi to Continue Border Talks

    Tanzania Daily News, 7 October 2012

    TANZANIA has called on Malawi to come back to the negotiating table over the Lake Nyasa border dispute between the two countries, the solution for which cannot be smoothly found ... read more »

  • Malawi:  International Help Sought in Tanzania Border Dispute

    The New Times, 3 October 2012

    Malawian President Joyce Banda on Tuesday said her country will take a long-dormant border dispute with Tanzania to the International Court of Justice for arbitration. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Lake Nyasa Border Dispute - Time for Sober Thinking (opinion)

    Tanzania Daily News, 15 September 2012

    THE border dispute between Tanzania and Malawi on Lake Nyasa in Tanzania or Lake Malawi in Malawi, perhaps more than anything else amplifies Africa's geographic, ethnic and ... read more »

  • East Africa:  Who Owns Lake Nyasa? (analysis)

    ThinkAfricaPress, 21 August 2012

    Oil exploration in Lake Nyasa has rekindled disputes between Malawi and Tanzania over who owns the lake. read more »

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