Kitwete bluffing! Fed up, Malawi suspends talks with Tanzania as border spat reaches ‘next level’

President Joyce Of MalawiBLANTYRE–Malawi President Joyce Banda has announced that Malawi was suspending dialogue with its northern neighbour Tanzania over the border dispute because the issue has gone “to the next level”.

“It’s now a big issue,” Banda told a news conference Tuesday on arrival in Lilongwe from New York where she made her maiden appearance at the United nations.

“We wrote a letter to Tanzania protesting while at the United Nations.”

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Malawi-Tanzania lake border dispute dangerous says Malawi President Joyce Banda

Malawi President Joyce BandaBLANTRYE–Malawi’s President Joyce Banda returned home Tuesday after a two-week visit to the U.S. with a confession that the Malawi-Tanzania dispute over Lake Malawi was becoming dangerous and put the lives of Malawian fishermen at risk.

Speaking to journalists at the State House in Lilongwe, Pres Banda said she was saddened to learn that Tanzania has incorporated the lake into their revised map.

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