WATCH: SADC, AU have disappointed us – DRC opposition

2016-10-22 20:00

Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition coalition has expressed disappointment in the manner in which the AU and the SADC have handled the country’s situation.

Mugabe to attend Lesotho's independence celebrations, after 'snubbing' Khama

2016-10-03 12:20

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to attend Lesotho's 50th independence anniversary later this week, after he recently "turned down" a similar invite from Botswana, a report says.

Zambia dispatches food aid to Malawi and Zimbabwe

2016-09-29 16:23

The Zambian government has reportedly started an operation to issue at least 48 000 metric tons of relief food to Malawi and Zimbabwe as part of the $2.4 million SADC humanitarian appeal for 'hunger stricken' countries.

New SADC chair Mswati reveals plans to set up regional university

2016-08-31 12:53

King Mswati of Swaziland has been appointed as the new chairperson of the SADC, taking over from Botswana President Ian Khama whose one-year term as head of the regional body expired recently, reports say.

Mugabe set to meet resistance at SADC summit in Swaziland

2016-08-22 14:59

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to meet tough opposition at the 36th SADC regional summit in Swaziland next week, a report says.

SA backs Botswana in Dlamini-Zuma AU successor debate

2016-07-06 06:52

South Africa is backing Botswana Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi, to succeed African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma when her term ends this year.

Zim prophet predicts chaos, strife in southern Africa

2016-07-01 12:37

A popular Zimbabwean prophet has warned of chaos and strife across southern Africa due to a wave of political violence that could manifest at any time, a report says.

SADC leaders meet in Botswana over instability in Lesotho

2016-06-28 13:04

Leaders from the Southern African Development Community have converged in Botswana for a summit aimed at taking stock of the situation in Lesotho, reports say.

Over 41 million face hunger in Sadc region due to drought

2016-06-16 16:22

More than 41.4 million in the Southern African Development Community are food insecure and about half of them need urgent help after the worst regional drought in 35 years.

SADC suspends activities in Lesotho

2016-01-19 14:26

SADC has decided to suspend its activities in Lesotho after a meeting in Botswana failed to reach an agreement regarding the inquiry into the death of Maaparankoe Mahao, Lesotho’s former army commander.


Zim opposition urges SADC, AU to push Mugabe out - report

2016-10-09 09:37

Zimbabwean opposition, the People's Democratic Party led by Tendai Biti, has urged the African Union and SADC to force President Robert Mugabe to cease power, saying he was no longer fit to run the country, a report.

Female farmers suffer most in Southern Africa drought

2016-09-30 18:06

Southern Africa has suffered through one of the worst droughts in decades and now small farmers face a long hungry season with growing food aid needs until the next harvest.

Zuma concludes visit to Swaziland for SADC summit

2016-09-01 08:01

President Jacob Zuma has concluded a visit to Swaziland for the SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government, which he has described as a "success".

New EU deal will boost local jobs, parly hears

2016-08-30 19:29

The partnership between the EU and seven of the SADC member states will go a long way to create new job opportunities, says the ANC's Joanmariae Fubbs.

SADC countries, churches give SA elections 'thumbs up'

2016-08-05 16:44

Despite the unusually high number of election-related killings leading up to the local government elections, the actual voting process has received a thumbs up from observer missions.

Zim opposition calls for SADC intervention after Harare, Beitbridge clashes

2016-07-04 21:48

Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change has called on SADC to intervene after at least 20 people were arrested during clashes between taxi drivers and police in the capital Harare.

SADC maps security reforms to ensure stability in Lesotho

2016-06-29 13:37

A SADC-appointed committee has been established to oversee the implementation of constitutional and security sector reforms in Lesotho, a report says , adding that the move would ensure stability in the mountain kingdom.

Cash crisis: UK based Zim activists call on Khama, SADC to intervene

2016-06-20 17:53

Zimbabwean activists in the UK have urged the Southern African Development Community head, Botswana President Ian Khama, to help avert what they described as a "disaster" in their country.

SADC declares drought a regional disaster

2016-03-18 12:09

SADC has declared this year's drought a regional disaster, calling on donors to assist affected countries with food aid for the approximately 30 million people currently facing hunger, a report says.

Mugabe might quit before end of tenure – Zanu-PF officials

2015-09-21 18:03

Senior officials from the ruling Zanu-PF party have reportedly indicated that President Robert Mugabe might be forced to quit before his current tenure ends in 2018 due to “explosive succession and economic problems”.

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