Malawi, Tanzania Woes Move to African Forum

The leaders of Malawi and Tanzania have decided to forward the thorny issue of the Lake Nyasa/Malawi border to external mediators.
  • Tanzania:  Border Dispute Goes to African Forum

    Tanzania Daily News, 29 December 2012

    MANY will remember the year 2012 as yet another point in time when the Lake Nyasa border dispute became a thorny issue. The historical mix-up on the legal border line had created ... read more »

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The lake which Tanzania calls Lake Nyasa and Malawi calls Lake Malawi.

  • Tanzania:  Churches Cannot Solve Border Dispute - Minister

    Tanzania Daily News, 26 December 2012

    THE Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Mr Bernard Membe, has ruled out the possibilities of mediation on the Lake Nyasa dispute within the interested ... read more »

  • Malawi:  Churches Intervene in Tanzania Lake Dispute

    Tanzania Daily News, 25 December 2012

    MALAWI Council of Churches (MCC) and its counterpart the Christian Council of Tanzania (CCT) have agreed that they should intervene and mediate in the ongoing Lake Malawi/Nyasa ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Tanzania, Malawi Submit Border Dispute Letters

    Tanzania Daily News, 22 December 2012

    TANZANIA and Malawi submitted letters of application to the Chairperson of the Forum of Former African Heads of State and Governments, Mr Joaquim Chissano, requesting the Forum to ... read more »

  • Southern Africa:  Tanzania Has Capacity of Defusing Territorial Dispute With Malawi

    Tanzania Daily News, 24 November 2012

    LAST week the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Bernard Membe with his Malawian counterpart Ephraim Chiume agreed to disagree over the disputed border ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  L. Nyasa Case Referred to African Forum

    Tanzania Daily News, 18 November 2012

    TANZANIA and Malawi have jointly agreed to forward the protracted territorial dispute between the two countries concerning the border in Lake Nyasa to the African Forum of former ... read more »