Banda Pledges Malawi Will Not Share Contested Lake; US Remaining Neutral

29 Nov 2012 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Malawi, LILONGWE
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Malawian President Joyce Banda reiterated this week that Malawi would not agree to share ownership of any part of Lake Malawi with any “other country,” referring to neighboring Tanzania. “As Malawians we must all join hands to defend the lake and even tell our children that the lake belongs to no other country but Malawi,” she told a press conference on November 25, after her return from the Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA) summit in Kampala, Uganda. “Since time immemorial what we know as Malawians is that in terms of the lake’s boundary, we share the lake with no other country but Mozambique,” Banda said...

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