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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...
Swaziland’s King Mswati III as SADC chair will ‘institutionalise dictatorship’
Swaziland’s King Mswati III as SADC chair will ‘institutionalise dictatorship’
The prospect of Swaziland’s King Mswati III becoming chairperson of the South African Development Community (SADC) was worrisome as such an...
Activists lead fight for the right to cheaper drugs
Activists lead fight for the right to cheaper drugs
The agreement on Trade-Related Aspects on Intellectual Property Rights (Trips) has disadvantaged many developing countries because it compelled...
Dlamini-Zuma is coming back
Dlamini-Zuma is coming back
African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will be replaced in July, the South African government has finally confirmed.
Deadlocked Lesotho takes strain as donors withhold funding
Deadlocked Lesotho takes strain as donors withhold funding
The opposition in Lesotho has boycotted Parliament for the past nine months, and two events last week show the extent to which the impasse has left...
SADC says it can end power shortages by 2019
SADC says it can end power shortages by 2019
The Southern African Development Community (SADC), which groups 15 countries with 277-million people, said there are enough power...
Gender equality is a right, but it's about economic growth too
Gender equality is a right, but it's about economic growth too
This month, when the Southern African Development Community parliamentary forum gathers in Durban for its 37th plenary, the focus will be on...
Africans negotiate 'one trade regime' for common market
Africans negotiate 'one trade regime' for common market
The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) is to be launched at a summit of heads of state and government on Wednesday in the Red Sea resort town of...
Call for Southern Africa to open its arms to Eritreans
Call for Southern Africa to open its arms to Eritreans
Stop Eritreans from dying on the high seas and grant them political asylum. 
Botswana denies vendetta against EFF after visa restrictions
Botswana denies vendetta against EFF after visa restrictions
The Botswana government does not have a vendetta against members of South Africa's Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Labour and Home Affairs Minister...
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...
Lesotho to hold early elections
Lesotho to hold early elections
Lesotho's leaders plan to head to the polls early to restore political order following stalled peace talks between deadlocked political parties....

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