ARTICLES RELATING TO SADC

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.

Hunger hits Zimbabwe

2015-08-25 20:39

More than 1.5 million Zimbabweans are predicted to go hungry this year after a dramatic fall in maize production.

MDC MPs 'praise' Mugabe for 'peaceful handover' of SADC chair

2015-08-20 12:07

Zimbabwe's opposition members of parliament reportedly mocked President Robert Mugabe as they "commended" him for the "peaceful handover" of the SADC chair to Botswana leader, Ian Khama.

Zuma concludes Botswana visit

2015-08-18 21:07

President Jacob Zuma has concluded his visit to Gaborone, Botswana for the 35th Southern African Development Community summit, the Presidency says.

Mugabe: Honour Africa's founding fathers

2015-08-18 11:43

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly urged African countries to honour those who fought for the liberation of the continent, saying they deserved to be recognised.

Zuma hands over position of SADC organ chair to Mozambique

2015-08-18 05:39

President Jacob Zuma has handed over the position of chair of the SADC organ on politics, defence and security cooperation to the Republic of Mozambique, the Presidency says.

 

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”.

SADC judges conference set to kick off in Zimbabwe

2015-08-25 17:42

The Southern African Development Community chief justices conference is set to kick off in Zimbabwe, a report says.

New SADC chair Khama urges leaders to implement key plans

2015-08-19 13:42

Botswanan President Ian Khama has reportedly urged the Southern African Development Community leaders to “walk the talk” and implement key plans.

Opposition asks SADC chair to put Zim crisis back on agenda

2015-08-18 18:26

Zimbabwe's opposition MDC has reportedly moved to lobby incoming SADC chair Ian Khama to intervene in the country’s political and economic turmoil.

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Zim media hails Mugabe’s SADC tenure

2015-08-17 11:56

Zimbabwe’s state-run media has hailed President Robert Mugabe’s SADC tenure as "successful" and "historic", but critics say it exposed his "fading legacy".

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