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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
    The chair of this week’s annual Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit of heads of state and government is being transferred from the...
    Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations
    Terror attacks mar Africa Day celebrations
    As the continent and its diaspora commemorate Africa Day on May 25, there is a growing sense of insecurity because of the increasing number of...
    Mozambique polls put SADC to the test
    Mozambique polls put SADC to the test
    As the Southern African Development Community (SADC) "election year" continues to unfold, the region's ability to handle conflicts related to polls...
    Development tops agenda at SADC summit
    Development tops agenda at SADC summit
    The Southern African Development Community heads of state summit taking place in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, on August 17 and 18 is historic in many...
    PAP goes the 'people's parly' ideal
    PAP goes the 'people's parly' ideal
    If you want to learn more about the Pan African Parliament's plans to celebrate its 10th anniversary this year, avoid its official website. Its news...
    SADC handbook must reintroduce 'free and fair' to elections
    SADC handbook must reintroduce 'free and fair' to elections
    This year, the Southern African Development Community celebrates 10 years since the creation and adoption of 15 guidelines and principles governing...
    Fifty years of chronic conflict
    Fifty years of chronic conflict
    On May 25 the African continent and the African diaspora celebrate Africa Day. This year's celebrations officially conclude the year-long...
    Four more SADC countries face election challenges
    Four more SADC countries face election challenges
    South Africa's successful May 7 elections were significant for Southern Africa in many ways. South Africa was not ­celebrating 20 years of the end...
    AU, SADC 
and their 
Zim dilemma
    AU, SADC 
and their 
Zim dilemma
    Zimbabwe’s July 31 election finally brought an end to the divisive “inclusive government” that was pain-stakingly negotiated by...
    Lackadaisical approach to security makes Africa vulnerable
    Lackadaisical approach to security makes Africa vulnerable
    On April 8 African Union (AU) chairperson Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma officially launched the year-long Organisation of African Unity (OAU) AU...
    SADC's peace plan faces challenges
    SADC's peace plan faces challenges
    As 2012 came to an end, two important events that could potentially reshape the Southern African Development Community (SADC) peace and security...
    Speculation over Zimbabwe's invitation to UN
    Speculation over Zimbabwe's invitation to UN
    To the optimist, the confirmation that United Nations' human rights commissioner Navi Pillay will officially visit Zimbabwe marks the beginning of...