Malawi Threatens to Go to The Hague Over Lake Dispute
The row between Lilongwe and Tanzania over who owns Lake Nyasa has reportedly escalated and turned into a fully-fledged diplomatic row, worsening the deteriorating relationship between the two countries.
Nyasa Times, 29 May 2017
Immediate past-president of Malawi, Joyce Banda, who has been in a self imposed 'exile' since her election loss in 2014, has backed the decision by the government led by President… Read more »
East Africa: Tanzania-Malawi Lake Dispute Grows
East African, 20 May 2017
The dispute between Malawi and Tanzania over ownership of Lake Nyasa is turning into a fully fledged diplomatic row, with Lilongwe now threatening to go to The Hague. Read more »
Lake Malawi View from orbit.
East African, 17 May 2017
Malawi is planning to take its dispute with Tanzania over Lake Malawi, with its potentially massive reserves of oil and gas, to the International Court of Justice in the Hague, the… Read more »
Nyasa Times, 6 February 2017
Tanzania's Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Dr Augustine Mahinga has said that part of Lake Malawi belongs to Tanzania, where they call it Lake Nyasa. Read more »
The two countries are meeting in Lilongwe to try to solve the Lake Nyasa ownership dispute which at some point drove them to the verge of war. Read more »
The diplomatic relationship between the two countries has been poor due to a row over the border of Lake Malawi, which is potentially rich in oil and gas. Read more »
The two countries has been fighting over the onwership of the potentially oil and gas-rich Lake Malawi. Read more »