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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Malawi President Makes Commitment to Provide Safe Drinking Water

    15 Apr 2014- 09:53 by Local Press Report LILONGWE Malawi News Agency President Dr. Joyce Banda has said that her Government is committed to providing clean safe water to the population at all times. Speaking at Songwe border in Karonga on Monday when she ...

    Local Press Report - 04/15/2014 - 10:03

  4. 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

  5. Over 3 Million Malawians Struggle to Access Safe Water

    1 Apr 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Over 3 million Malawians-- more than 20 percent of the country’s 15 million population-- lack access to safe water, according to Phaniso Kalua, program manager for WaterAid Malawi. "Over 3 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2014 - 10:21

  6. IMF Approves $20 Million for Malawi

    22 Jan 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on January 17 approved $20 million USD in financial support to President Joyce Banda’s administration. The country’s government hopes this will be seen as ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2014 - 10:17

  7. Malawians Crossing Into Tanzania for Drinking Water

    27 Nov 2013- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Facing a lack of clean water at home, residents of the Chitipa District in northern Malawi are crossing the border into neighboring Tanzania to purchase drinking water there. “We have for clos ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2013 - 10:29

  8. Cuts in Donor Aid Threaten Malawi’s WASH Sector

    6 Nov 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi’s already underfunded water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector is taking a hit after some international donors announced cuts in aid. Following the recent revelation that over $280 mi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2013 - 10:08

  9. Over 80 Percent of Malawians Access Safe Water, But Country Needs to Do More, Says Malawi's Water Minister

    9 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi While Malawi has made some progress toward its water and sanitation goals, it has to do more to increase access for many people in the country, Malawi's new Water Development and Irrigatio ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2013 - 10:03

  10. Malawi Opposition Vows to Reclaim Contested Lake

    12 Sep 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi’s opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has vowed that if it is voted into power in next year’s general elections, it will “fully reclaim” the disputed Lake Malawi, part of which is al ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/12/2013 - 10:06

  11. Malawi-Tanzania Lake Border Dispute Not On SADC Summit Agenda

    16 Aug 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will not discuss the dispute between member states Malawi and Tanzania over Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa) during itsmeeting in the Ma ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/16/2013 - 10:05

  12. Malawian Opposition Leader Blasts President Banda's Handling of Lake Border Dispute

    6 Aug 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi The head of Malawi’s opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Peter Mutharika, this week criticized President Joyce Banda’s handling of the country’s border dispute with Tanzania over Lak ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2013 - 10:08

  13. Activist Urges Malawians to Pressure SADC Over Lake Border Dispute

    1 Aug 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawian human rights activist Billy Banda this week called on Malawians to hold vigils and mass demonstrations against the 15- member Southern Africa Development Corporation (SADC) if the regi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/01/2013 - 10:06

  14. Malawi President Issues Deadline for Mediators in Lake Border Dispute

    15 Jul 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawian President Joyce Banda has given regional mediators until the end of September to find a solution to the border dispute between her country and Tanzania over Lake Malawi or else her go ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2013 - 10:10

  15. Malawi President Summons Opposition on Lake Border Dispute With Tanzania

    5 Jul 2013- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LILONGWE, Malawi Malawi President Joyce Banda on July 4 summoned members of the Malawian opposition to discuss, among other issues, the ongoing border dispute with Tanzania over Lake Malawi, also known as Lake ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2013 - 10:06

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