Southern African News Features

SADC launches humanitarian appeal for Cyclone Idai victims

SANF 19 no 12
The Southern African Development Community has launched an international appeal to support victims to cope with the impact of Tropical Cyclone Idai that affected parts of Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe in March. Read more

“The Africa We Want” Profiling Agenda 2063

SANF 19 no 11 – by Kizito Sikuka
Africa is determined to achieve socio-economic transformation to “the Africa we want”, and to be advanced, developed, empowered, inspired, independent and united by 2063. Read more

SADC shows unwavering solidarity with Western Sahara

SANF 19 no 9
The message from the recent solidarity conference on Western Sahara was bold and clear: Southern Africa stands in solidarity with the Sahrawi people to attain their right to freedom and self-determination. Read more

Continental trade arrangement to be operationalized in July

SANF 19 no 8 – by Kizito Sikuka in Nairobi, Kenya 
Africa is on course to operationalize the largest trade arrangement that will change the global economic landscape and boost intra-regional trade across the continent. Read more

Significant achievements in gender equality, but more needs to be done

SANF 19 no 7by Thenjiwe Sisimayi recently in Windhoek, Namibia
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for International Relations and Cooperation of Namibia, Hon. Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, who chairs the regional Council of Ministers, told the recent Council meeting in Windhoek that significant progress has been made towards gender equality in the region, but more needs to be done. Read more

Industrialisation, RISDP review among SADC top priorities in 2019

SANF 19 no 6 – by Joseph Ngwawi in Windhoek, Namibia
The strengthening of efforts to implement activities set out in an industrial development strategy and the review of a regional development blueprint are some of the top priorities for southern Africa during 2019. Read more

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