G7: Food Security Crisis Could Push Poorer Nations Into China’s Arms
Police say there could have been as many as 60 Somalis in the boat that was coming from Tanzania with the intention to enter Malawi illegally.
The boat capsized, according to police.
Lately, a number of illegal immigrants, mostly from hunger-striken Ethiopia and war-torn Somalia have been arrested trying to sneak into the country through uncharted routes.
Karonga District Commissioner, Gasten Macheka, is said to have gone to the area where the bodies were recovered Tuesday to assess the situation.
Western leaders are under pressure to unite other countries behind their opposition to Russia's war in Ukraine, while Moscow is eager to blame Western sanctions for the worsening food crisis.