05 Dec 2011 15:30 - Staff Reporter While Jacob Zuma has congratulated the DRC for successfully holding its elections, protesters have accused him of overlooking election fraud.
24 Nov 2011 20:21 - Gregoire Pourtier Urging reconciliation in Madagascar, former president Didier Ratsiraka has returned home, ending a nine-year exile in France.
15 Nov 2011 07:09 - Staff Reporter South Africa and Mozambique have signed an agreement to join forces with Tanzania to fight piracy in Southern African waters.
28 Sep 2011 10:42 - Beatrice Gachenge The regional trade bloc Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa is considering issuing a regional infrastructure bond and is seeking advisers.
18 Mar 2009 14:29 - Staff Reporter Zambia on Wednesday became the first AU member to call for Madagascar's suspension from the bloc after Marc Ravalomanana was toppled as president.
13 Aug 2008 17:17 - Staff Reporter Trade and Industry Minister Mandisi Mpahlwa thanked Zambia on Wednesday for its work as chair of SADC, ahead of SA taking over the role.
03 Jun 2008 07:59 - Staff Reporter Top government officials in Southern Africa began meeting on Monday to find ways of addressing trade barriers, such as scrapping visa requirements, which are said to hinder regional integration. Experts from finance ministries in the region are expected to find solutions to problems affecting the free movement of people and goods.