New Malawi President stakes claim to lake

Malawian President Peter Mutharika has affirmed his country`s claim to Lake Malawi as a feud simmers with neighbouring Tanzania over the vast territory where both sides are hoping to find oil.

Malawi: 60 Somalis, Ethiopians feared dead

Reports indicated that the Somalis and Ethiopians had connived with local Malawians to ferry them from Tanzania to Malawi by boat.