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Vol 53 No 23

Published 16th November 2012


Oil and gas prospects fuel lake row

The two sides will return to the table to settle an old dispute

Malawi and Tanzania will return to the negotiating table on 15-17 November to seek a diplomatic resolution to their dispute over the border in the lake that divides their two countries. In July, Malawi announced it was prospecting for oil and gas in Lake Malawi, which Tanzanians call Lake Nyasa, rekindling a decades-old dispute over its ownership.

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