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In an effort to immortalise the history of the liberation struggle in southern Africa, the South African Ministry of Arts and Culture in partnership with the National Heritage Council hosted the inaugural Southern African Development Community (SADC) ministerial roundtable on the African liberation heritage this week in ...
Zaharieva was speaking on March 28 in South African executive capital city Pretoria at a meeting between the EU and the Southern African Development Community (SADC), a 16-country grouping. She said that the EU was preparing two major programmes for southern Africa within the European ...

After years of research and dialogue between sectors that rarely sat at the same table, in 2012 the Southern African Development Community (SADC) issued The Phakalane Declaration on Adoption of Non-Geographic Approaches for Management of Foot and Mouth Disease. Put simply, these new ...
In a post on Facebook Monday (26 March), the Southern African circuit of the Global Startup Awards called for nominations of startups and entrepreneurs from any of the 15 Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries. The Global Startup Awards, which have been held annually around the ...
Pretoria - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Tuesday said it was gearing up to support the holding of highly anticipated presidential elections in its member states -- Zimbabwe and the Democratic Republic of Congo. At the conclusion of a SADC Council of Ministers summit in ...
The three-day Southern African Development Community (SADC) Regional Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Conference started on 26th March, 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa under the theme; Resilience for Sustainable Development with a call for renewed commitment to accelerate the implementation of ...

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) needs to adopt a more genuinely democratic approach to spreading the word about its work and to win broader popular support for, and participation in, the regional integration project, said participants at a recent meeting convened by the Centre for ...
The Southern African Development Community (SADC), needs to have a robust and resilient agricultural sector to ensure food security, according to SADC Executive Secretary, Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax. At the official opening of the SADC Council of Ministers in South Africa this week, Tax in a ...
International observers, including from the United States, the African Union, the Southern African Development Community, and the European Union are permitted to observe the entire electoral process, both prior to, on, and following voting day, including by monitoring polling stations and counting centers, ...
CAPE TOWN - South Africa's minister of arts and culture Nathi Mthethwa, in partnership with the National Heritage Council of South Africa (NHC), is set host the Africa's first Southern African Development Community (SADC) ministerial roundtable on the African liberation heritage next week in Pretoria.
CAPE TOWN - South Africa's minister of arts and culture Nathi Mthethwa, in partnership with the National Heritage Council of South Africa (NHC), is set host the Africa's first Southern African Development Community (SADC) ministerial roundtable on the African liberation heritage next week in Pretoria.
guest column By Talitha Bertelsmann-Scott. The recent decision by South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa to make his first official tour of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region so soon after taking office hopefully reflects a desire to prioritise it in the country's foreign policy.
JOHANNESBURG - Members countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Thursday, committed to enhance public awareness and food control systems to contain the deadly listeriosis bacteria outbreak in South Africa. These measures includes combating possible smuggling of ...
The Southern African Development Community (Sadc) Election Observer Mission to Zimbabwe found that, “The period leading to the run-off election was characterised by politically motivated violence resulting in loss of life, damage to property, and serious injuries sustained and hindering political activities.
The Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern Africa (RETOSA) has partnered with the African Responsible Tourism Awards (ARTA) and are encouraging organisations to put in more entries for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) awards. The aim of the awards is to inspire change in ...
Feasibility study on the upgrade and dualisation of Harare - Nyamapanda Highway has commenced, Infrastructure and Development Bank of Zimbabwe has said. The highway, also known as A2, is the primary highway connecting Harare and Nyamapanda at the border with Mozambique. "The feasibility ...
Chamisa told a visiting delegation of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Harare led by Advocate Leshele Thoahlane that Mnangagwa's government is unlikely to implement reforms initiated by SADC in 2013. They include media reforms that would ensure equal coverage of all ...

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as secretary general of the Southern African Development Community, sent a strongly worded letter to the AU Commission expressing disapproval of the reforms. 'A majority of the member states have not been eager to implement the decision […] [which] ...
Academic and publisher Ibbo Mandaza has called for the election observers from the African continent to be banned. Mandaza argues that observers from the African Union (AU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are not credible as they purportedly always support the incumbent.
Harare – President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to undertake a working visit to Mozambique and Zimbabwe on March 17 as the chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the presidency has said in a statement. The visit forms part of a long-standing tradition in the SADC region, whereby ...
HARARE - The Media Institute of Southern Africa Zimbabwe (Misa Zimbabwe) has invited the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) to help break a deadlock over the lack of progress in media reforms ahead of key mid-year general elections. Misa-Zimbabwe said five years after the African ...
HARARE - The Southern African Development Community (Sadc) has dispatched an advance team to assess Zimbabwe's state of preparedness for the forthcoming general elections. The team, which is headed by chairperson of the regional organisation's Electoral Advisory Council (Seac) chairperson ...
For example, in 2016, the Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) adopted the Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage and Protecting Children Already in Marriage. SADC Member States will be required to adapt their national laws to the Model Law which aims to ...
That's the lowest among the Southern African Development Community — a grouping of 15 southern and eastern African countries — and three times lower than the African average, according to the country's Youth Status Report of 2016. The public university enrollment stands at 51 students per 100,000, ...
President Ramaphosa in his capacity as the chairperson of the Southern African Development Community was in Botswana on a one day working visit. Speaking after a courtesy call by Mr Ramaphosa on Saturday (March 3), President Khama said Botswana and South Africa continued to maintain good ...
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will soon meet to decide whether or not the newly-elected South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, should continue in his role as the regional body's facilitator in Lesotho. Mr Ramaphosa was elected president of the ruling African National Congress ...
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has commended its two month old Standby Force for its efforts in fostering a conducive environment for the implementation of multi-sectoral reforms required to foster long term peace and stability in Lesotho. A high-powered SADC delegation that ...
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has commended its two month old Standby Force for its efforts in fostering a conducive environment for the implementation of multi-sectoral reforms required to foster long term peace and stability in Lesotho. A high-powered SADC delegation that ...
Namibia has endorsed a N$38 210 428,75 (€2,6 million) trade-related facility to strengthen the process of regional integration with the Southern African Development Community, in addition to enhancing trade with the European Union. The trade-related facility (TRF) was established through an agreement ...
Current interlinkages between African economies are insufficient to accelerate economic growth among regional economic communities including the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC), and Southern African Development Community (SADC).
Court bid to reinstate SADC Tribunal. 2018-03-01 06:17. Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti. The Pretoria High Court is to rule on the jurisdiction of the Southern African Development Community Tribunal in South Africa. (Ashraf Hendricks, GroundUp, file). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us ...
Former President Jacob Zuma acted unlawfully, irrationally and unconstitutionally when he supported and took part in a resolution suspending the operations of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Tribunal, the High Court in Pretoria ruled on Thursday. “It is clear that the president's ...
European Union (EU) mission to Botswana and Southern African Development Community (SADC) has funded civil society organisations with P5.1 million for human rights projects. The beneficiaries Botswana Council of Non governmental Organisations (BOCONGO), Gender Links and Stepping Stones ...
JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa says he aims to renew South Africa's friendship with its fellow countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Ramaphosa on Saturday met with Botswana President Ian Khama on the final leg of his three-nation tour. Earlier this week, the ...
Addressing ruling party, Zanu-PF supporters in Mvuma, some 200km south of Harare, Mnangagwa also reiterated the call for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and African Union (AU) to deploy observer teams. "There is nothing to hide. We want a peaceful and a transparent election.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC), currently chaired by South Africa, complained to AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat that decision making on AU reform didn't follow procedures in the AU's Constitutive Act. SADC wants more consultation and some of its concerns ...
The humanitarian community is now working with governments, the Southern African Development Community and other partners to assess the extent of the damage and its likely impact on those most at risk in the region. In Zimbabwe, the UK Department of International Development (DFID) on Friday ...
The pest is now present across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) except Mauritius and Lesotho. Partial fall armyworm monitoring has pointed to Malawi as the hotspot in the 2017/18 season, and the country has since declared a national disaster. “FAO concludes that the damage may ...
The pest is now present across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) except Mauritius and Lesotho. Partial fall armyworm monitoring has pointed to Malawi as the hotspot in the 2017/18 season‚ and the country has since declared a national disaster. “FAO concludes that the damage may ...
The Executive Secretary of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Her Excellency Dr. Stergomena Lawrence Tax received the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General to the Great Lakes Region, His Excellency Said Djinnit at the SADC Secretariat Head Office in Gaborone, ...
The alert, by officials from the 14-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC), the Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWSNET), UN agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), listed Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Zambia and South Africa as ...
Cases studies, such as the situation in the Lake Chad region and the Sahel, will be discussed by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in East Africa and the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Participants will also discuss ways to improve assistance for communities, ...
1. Takes note of the briefing made by the Secretariat of (SADC on the deployment to the Kingdom of Lesotho, as mandated by the Double Troika Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government on 15 September 2017. Council also takes note of the statements made by the delegations of the Kingdom of ...
Zambia is the second country in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) trade bloc to have partnered Ethiopian Airlines, the first being Malawi through its already active Malawian Airlines (3W, Lilongwe) initiative. There, government holds a 51% stake with Ethiopian controlling a 49% stake.
Regional organisations (such as the Southern African Development Community and the Central African Economic Monetary Community need to take accountable governance seriously. Unless this happens, there's a real danger that the draw of extremist groups will escalate. Accountable governance ...
In early December, a team from the Southern African Development Community held talks with Congo bishops' conference president Utembi. Pasinya will have briefed the pope at length on Africa during a Dec. 11-13 Vatican session of the Council of Cardinals, on which the Kinshasa archbishop represents ...
... which links the economies of COMESA, the East African Community and the Southern African Development Community. A new UNCTAD study launched on 24 August examined the development potential of the fishery sector in Bangladesh, Cambodia, the Comoros, Mozambique, Myanmar and Uganda, ...
Contributed to the development of the Southern African Development Community's Regional Vulnerable Assessment Committee 2017 programme of work. Supported the roll out of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) in the subregion. Impact: Contributed to increased food availability and ...
All mainland SADC Member States with the exception of Angola, Malawi and Tanzania, are interconnected through SAPP, allowing countries in the region to share surplus energy. The Batoka project entails the construction of a 181-metre gravity dam and the installation of eight 200MW units with the power ...
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) grew to include 16 member states in 2017, and the steps towards integration and development advanced significantly as the region recorded achievements and began to develop strategies for the post-2020 agenda. The 37th SADC Summit held on ...


 

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