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Webster Zambara

Webster Zambara

    SADC puts the focus on Swaziland, an anachronism in an ostensibly democratic region
    SADC puts the focus on Swaziland, an anachronism in an ostensibly democratic region
    Besides being the last absolute monarchy in Africa, its people are desperately poor and money is being wasted on the king’s vanity projects.
    Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations
    Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations
    Human rights and the rights of women are the focus of Africa Day, but increasingly terror attacks are hampering development, writes Webster Zambara.
    Mozambique polls put SADC to the test
    Mozambique polls put SADC to the test
    The regional body must deal with any potential post-election peace and security challenges facing Mozambique.
    Development tops agenda at SADC summit
    Development tops agenda at SADC summit
    South Africa is now the stabilising factor among the ‘frontline states’ that opposed apartheid.
    PAP goes the 'people's parly' ideal
    PAP goes the 'people's parly' ideal
    At 10, the toothless Pan African Parliament remains little more than a noble concept.
    SADC handbook must reintroduce 'free and fair' to elections
    SADC handbook must reintroduce 'free and fair' to elections
    The Southern African Development Community's guidelines lean towards election observation rather than election management, writes Webster Zambara.
    Fifty years of chronic conflict
    Fifty years of chronic conflict
    Sadly, the Africa Union's jubilee year witnessed a rise in terrorism and strife on the continent.
    Four more SADC countries face election challenges
    Four more SADC countries face election challenges
    Malawi, Botswana, Mozambique and Namibia will hold crucial polls this year, writes Webster Zambara.
    AU, SADC 
and their 
Zim dilemma
    AU, SADC 
and their 
Zim dilemma
    Regional bodies’ policies need work after both uphold the elections in the divided country.
    Lackadaisical approach to security makes Africa vulnerable
    Lackadaisical approach to security makes Africa vulnerable
    The establishment of the AU in 2002 renewed hope that it would be a more robust and effective continental organisation than its predecessor.
    SADC's peace plan faces challenges
    SADC's peace plan faces challenges
    The region has revamped its strategy for stability but 2013 will be the ultimate test of its muscle,, writes Webster Zambara.