Southern African News Features

Climate change talks: Are the negotiations beneficial to Africa?

SANF 19 no 2
The growing frequency and unpredictable nature of natural disasters such as floods and droughts is a striking reminder and warning that climate change is a serious phenomenon that has the capacity to destabilize the world. Read more

Implementation of agreed regional strategies key to SADC integration

SANF 19 no 1 – by Kizito Sikuka –
Southern Africa has the capacity to fully benefit from its integration agenda if all regional initiatives and strategies are implemented according to the agreed timelines. Read more

SADC Statement on Zimbabwe

STATEMENT BY THE SADC CHAIRPERSON, HIS EXCELLENCY DR. HAGE G. GEINGOB, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA, ON THE POLITICAL AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC SITUATION IN ZIMBABWE

The Consultative Meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State and Government, held on 09 February 2019, received a briefing from His Excellency, Mr. Emmerson Mnangagwa, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, on the current political and socio-economic developments in the country. Read more

Africa moves to unlock vast potential of its maritime economy

SANF 18 no 57 – by Admire Ndhlovu  
The recent global conference on the “blue economy” was a welcome development that provided an opportunity for Africa to unlock its potential and achieve sustainable development. Read more

“DRC elections represents a major milestone in SADC”

SANF 18 no 56
The long-awaited election in the Democratic Republic of Congo marks an important milestone on the path to recovery, stability and peace. Read more

SADC committed to curb gender based violence

SANF 18 no 55 – by Nyarai Kampilipili
Violence against women and girls is a pandemic in southern Africa and an obstacle to equality, development, peace and human rights. Read more

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