Summary: The government of Tanzania is set to construct a railway line from the Indian Ocean port of Mtwara to Lake Nyasa
, opening a new gateway for landlocked Zambia, Malawi and DR Congo cargo.
The government of Tanzania, acting through Reli Assets Holding Company (RAHCO), has invited firms to bid for a feasibility study and preliminary design for the construction of a railway line from the southern port of Mtwara on the Indian Ocean to the port of Mbamba Bay on Lake Nyasa
, with spurs to the Liganga and Mchuchuma iron-ore and coal deposits in the Njombe region.
In this southwestern region of Tanzania, close to the shores of the Lake Nyasa
, crop production is currently dominated by rain-fed systems leaving the irrigation potential marginally tapped.
Enhanced with extensive notes and commentary by Roderick Sutherland Haynes (James Sutherland was Haynes' mother's great uncle), Before the Scramble: A Scottish Missionary's Story is a fascinating primary source and a descriptive window through time--for example, a section in which Sutherland describes an encounter with slave trade operations in Lake Nyasa
reveals how allegations of the slave trade's demise were premature, even decades after the American Civil War removed the U.
Tanzania calls it Lake Nyasa
, taken from Malawi's colonial name.
A fisherman plies the waters of Lake Nyasa
in a canoe crafted from a hollowed-out tree trunk.
The Kyela PSA has an area of 1,934 sq/km covering the northern onshore area of the Lake Nyasa
It is also known as Lake Nyasa
in most countries, or Lake Nyassa, Lake Niassa, or Lago Niassa in Mozambique.
We are told that on his near-disastrous expedition up the Zambezi River, famed Scottish explorer David Livingstone found much more than the immense inland sea of Lake Nyasa
That was the start of it really, although 1 had sailed on Lake Nyasa
between Nyasaland, now Malawi and Tanganyika, now Tanzania.
Cecil also has a $340,000 son of Forest Wildcat, named Timber Treasure, and a $200,000 Officer colt called Cavalry Guard, both bought at the two-year-old sales in Florida last winter, plus Angel Kate, a homebred by Invincible Spirit out of Lake Nyasa
, a half-sister to Ascot Gold Cup winner Mr Dinos.
The most striking of these features is the East African Rift System, of which the main branch, known as the Eastern Rift Valley or Great Rift Valley, extends from the junction of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, crosses the summit of two centres of uplift in Ethiopia and Kenya, and enters northern Tanzania, where it largely disappears only to reappear in the south of that country in the lake Nyasa
trough (Lake Nyasa
is also known as Lake Malawi).