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  1. UNESCO Urges Halt to Oil Exploration in Lake Malawi

    10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi UNESCO’s World Heritage Center has requested that the Malawi government suspend oil exploration in Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa. The decision to act was reached at the World Heritage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2016 - 09:59

  2. Drought-Stricken Malawi Plans to Tap Disputed Lake for Major Irrigation Project

    29 Jun 2016- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi is planning to tap water from Lake Malawi for a massive irrigation project, Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda told the country’s parliament this week. The project aims to prevent ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2016 - 11:12

  3. Tanzania Reaffirms Stance on Lake Malawi

    14 Jan 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzania’s stance on ownership of Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa) will not change until mediators release a final report on the issue, according the country’s foreign affairs min ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2016 - 10:05

  4. Local Environmental Groups Say Oil Exploration Will Have Major Impact on Lake Malawi

    15 Dec 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Oil exploration activities could have major negative impacts on Lake Malawi, a local environmental group warned this week. The Wildlife Environmental Society of Malawi warned in a new report t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2015 - 10:17

  5. Tanzania Maintaining Stance on Lake Malawi Ownership: Officials

    31 Jul 2015- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi Tanzania will not change its stance on ownership of Lake Malawi, a Malawian news outlet reported this week, quoting unnamed “top officials” representing Tanzania in negotiations on the territo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/31/2015 - 11:17

  6. Oil Exploration on Lake Malawi Violated the Law: Malawian Attorney General

    6 Apr 2015- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Malawian government’s decision to issue oil exploration licenses, including some on Lake Malawi, violated the country’s Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act, according to Attorney Gen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2015 - 10:11

  7. Mediators Propose Water-Sharing Agreement Between Malawi, Tanzania on Disputed Lake

    31 Mar 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Southern African Development Community (SADC) mediators have proposed a resource-sharing agreement between Malawi and Tanzania in order to resolve their dispute over Lake Malawi, saying econom ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/19/2015 - 09:01

  8. Malawi Suspends Oil Exploration on Disputed Lake

    24 Nov 2014- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The government of Malawi has suspended oil and gas exploration on Lake Malawi, over which it is currently locked in a territorial dispute with neighoring Tanzania. The move is part of a broade ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2014 - 12:00

  9. Delayed Decision on Lake Malawi Worries Locals, Stalls Projects

    27 Oct 2014- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The delay by mediators in issuing a decision on ownership of Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa) has residents living near the body worried. Malawi claims the entire northern part of the la ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2014 - 10:47

  10. Malawian Legal Experts Say Lake Malawi Dispute Should Be Settled by Courts, Not Negotiators

    22 Jul 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi A number of legal experts in Malawi are saying that the long-awaited resolution to the country’s border dispute with neighboring Tanzania should be settled in courts, not by political mediator ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2014 - 10:22

  11. Malawian Candidate Says He Will Not "Waste Time" on Lake Malawi Negotiations

    5 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi John Chisi, the presidential candidate for Malawi’s opposition Umodzi Party, has pledged that if he wins in the May 20 general elections his government will “defend Malawi’s  boundaries” and st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2014 - 10:00

  12. Malawi Opposition Vows to Revoke Oil Exploration Licenses

    9 Apr 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Davis Katsonga, head of Malawi’s opposition Chipani Cha Fuko party, has promised that his government will halt oil exploration on Lake Malawi if he is elected president in the upcoming May 20 g ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/09/2014 - 12:32

  13. Malawi, Tanzania Fail Again to Resolve Lake Border Dispute

    25 Mar 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The latest round of talks between Malawi and Tanzania to resolve their dispute over Lake Malawi ended in deadlock last week. At a two-day meeting in Maputo, Mozambique, mediated by the Souther ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/26/2014 - 11:03

  14. SacOil Completes Environmental Assessment for Lake Malawi Drilling

    19 Mar 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi SacOil, one of the firms hired by the Malawian government to search for oil in Lake Malawi, said last week that it has successfully completed its environmental assessment study on the water bo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2014 - 12:19

  15. Malawi Optimistic That Lake Dispute Will Be Resolved in Its Favor

    14 Mar 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Malawi government is confident that discussions on its territorial dispute with Tanzania over Lake Malawi will resolve the issue in its favor, Foreign Affairs Minister Ephraim Mganda Chium ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/14/2014 - 10:07