Malawi Officials Claim Conflicts of Interest in Lake Malawi Mediation Team

4 Mar 2013 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE
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The Malawi government this week expressed concern over the fact that a Tanzanian national is serving as executive secretary of the mediation team working on the border dispute between Malawi and Tanzania. “After discovering that Tanzanian national Professor John Tesia is the [Southern African Development Community Forum for Former Heads of State] executive secretary, we have presented our concern to the forum chairman, former Mozambican president Joaquim Chissano,” as well as to former South African President Thabo Mbeki and Botswana’s retiring head of state Festus Mogae, Malawian Foreign Affairs Minister Ephraim Mganda Chiume said on March 3...

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