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SADC urged to intervene in fresh Zimbabwe crisis

JOHANNESBURG, September 26 – A Zimbabwean opposition party has called for urgent dialogue involving the country’s political parties to resolve the recurring economic challenges. The Zimbabwe Communist Party (ZCP) headquartered in Johannesburg also called on the Southern African Development Community (SADC), especially those countries led by former liberation movements, to oversee the process as the […]

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BRICS, SADC delegates attend Israeli water conference

JOHANNESBURG, September 15 – Delegates from a number of municipalities across South Africa have picked up expertise on water management after returning from this week’s bi-annual Israel-Africa Water Conference in Tel Aviv, Israel. The WATEC conference was attended by 10,000 visitors, including delegates from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), the Southern African […]

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SADC condemns murder of Lesotho military chief in Maseru shooting

JOHANNESBURG, September 6 – The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has condemned Tuesday’s killing of the head of Lesotho’s army,  Lieutenant General Khoantle Motsomotso, and said it is sending a “fact-finding mission” to the country. Motsomotso was killed, while two senior officers who were allegedly responsible for the murder, were also killed in a shoot-out at a […]

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SADC ministers to talk food, industrialisation at Pretoria summit

PRETORIA, August 14 – The Council of Ministers representing the 15-member Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) states will meet this week in Pretoria and review the progress in the bloc’s industrialisation strategy, South Africa International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said on Monday. “As it has become customary to SADC, we invited you with […]

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Ramaphosa in Lesotho to engage parties

TSHWANE, August 9 – Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is scheduled to interact with government officials, civic society and opposition parties in the Kingdom of Lesotho, during his current visit, in his capacity as facilitator for the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), the Presidency said on Wednesday. “The visit of the facilitator takes place against the backdrop […]