Southern African News Features

“We have heard the people of South Africa” — Ramaphosa

SANF 19 no 16
The African National Congress party has offered a candid assessment of its 8 May election victory that saw the party win 58 percent of the national vote. Read more

Malawi gears for elections

SANF 19 no 15 – by Charles Mkoka in Lilongwe, Malawi
Malawians will go to polls on 21 May to elect their President, parliamentarians and councillors in historic elections – the first to be held under a new Political Parties Act. Read more

Expectant mood as South Africans vote

SANF 19 no 14 – by Munyaradzi Makoni
South Africans turned out in large numbers on 8 May to cast their ballots in eagerly awaited national and provincial elections, the sixth since the fall of apartheid 25 years ago. Read more

All set for South African elections

SANF 19 no 13
All is set for national and provincial elections in South Africa whose outcome is likely to be determined by which political party had a message that resonated well with the aspirations of an electorate keen to see solutions to alleged corruption, service delivery challenges and the emotive land redistribution question. Read more

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

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