Southern African News Features

Unity is key to sustainable development – President Nyusi

SANF 20 no 01
Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has called for peace and national unity, saying a united nation is key to sustainable development. Read more

Cyclic weather patterns a threat to southern Africa

SANF 19 no. 58 – by Admire Ndhlovu
The southern African region is facing a recurrent drought and flood challenge due to cyclic weather patterns, made worse by climate variability and change. Read more

Vision 2050 and RISDP 2020-30 … Compass for SADC strategic direction

SANF 19 no. 57 – by Joseph Ngwawi
Southern Africa has begun the process of formulating a new 30-year vision that will provide strategic direction for the region until 2050 and outline a phased approach to implementation of regional programmes and activities. Read more

Mkapa: Mwalimu’s student releases memoir

SANF 19 no. 56 – by Mukundi Mutasa*
It is the afternoon of 10 November 2019, and I am sitting on a Zanzibar beach with my cousin, Garikai. Read more

Global disagreement on climate change – consequences for the South

SANF 19 no. 55 – by Neto Nengomasha
Major disagreements erupted at the recent global talks about climate change in Madrid, Spain, leaving the South to question whether such meetings are worthwhile or mere talk shows, and meanwhile suffering the consequences such as drought and floods. Read more

2019 – Consolidating regional solidarity

SANF 19 no 54
The year 2019 will go down in history as the year southern Africa took a united stand against a biased global political system that militates against developing countries and punishes those which dare to challenge the hegemony. Read more

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