Lake Malawi.  Photo by JackyR

Lake Malawi. Photo by JackyR​

After months of bitter arguing, walking away from talks and accusations, Malawi and Tanzania have agreed to seek mediation over their border dispute. The disagreement is which country owns Lake Malawi. Malawi claims the entire lake while Tanzania wants half. At stake are the rich oil and gas reserves recently found in the lake. An African Forum of Former Presidents will be doing the mediating. For more information on the issue, visit