SADC urges poverty eradication in the region
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SADC urges poverty eradication in the region

Editor Southern Times - Oct 18, 2017

By Sharon Kavhu SADC has urged member states to have determined efforts and necessary engagements with all actors to end poverty in the region as the world…

JOSINA MACHEL SETS UP NGO TO ASSIST VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE
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JOSINA MACHEL SETS UP NGO TO ASSIST VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE

Editor Southern Times - Oct 18, 2017

Maputo – Josina Machel, the daughter of Mozambique’s first President, Samora Machel, on Monday launched  the Kuhluka Association, a movement that seeks to provide support for women victims of…

Tanzania: Lulu Manslaughter Trial At High Court Thursday
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Tanzania: Lulu Manslaughter Trial At High Court Thursday

Staff Reporter - Oct 17, 2017

Faustine Kapama THE manslaughter trial of Bongo Movie Actress, Elizabeth Michael Kimemeta, alias Lulu, who is alleged to have killed her lover, former local movie star Steven…

SA’s Brickz sentenced to 15 years in jail for raping a teenage relative
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SA’s Brickz sentenced to 15 years in jail for raping a teenage relative

Staff Reporter - Oct 17, 2017

  Kwaito star Sipho Ndlovu, popularly known as Brickz, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of raping a 17-year-old relative in…

Rand drops on Zuma’s surprise ‘pro-nuclear’ cabinet reshuffle
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Rand drops on Zuma’s surprise ‘pro-nuclear’ cabinet reshuffle

Editor Southern Times - Oct 17, 2017

Cape Town - The rand lost more than 0.5% within minutes of President Jacob Zuma's announcement of yet another surprise Cabinet reshuffle. The biggest move is that…

Namibia to send 250 soldiers to Lesotho
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Namibia to send 250 soldiers to Lesotho

Editor Southern Times - Oct 17, 2017

By Albertina Nakale Windhoek - Cabinet has authorised the Ministry of Defence to avail 250 members of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) to be deployed to support…

Mozambique hopes for “historic” cashew production
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Mozambique hopes for “historic” cashew production

Editor Southern Times - Oct 17, 2017

Meconta  – Mozambican Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario declared on Friday that the country will soon be able to harvest 200,000 tonnes of cashew nuts a year, thanks…

CABO DELGADO GOVERNOR URGES “CALM AND VIGILANCE”
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CABO DELGADO GOVERNOR URGES “CALM AND VIGILANCE”

Editor Southern Times - Oct 17, 2017

Maputo  – The governor of the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, Celmira da Silva, on Sunday made her second visit to Mocimboa da Praia district within the space…

SWAPO cadres challenge Geingob …as party prepares for congress
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SWAPO cadres challenge Geingob …as party prepares for congress

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Tileni Mongudhi WINDHOEK - Senior SWAPO leaders with ambitions to challenge President Hage Geingob for the party presidency at next month’s party elective congress have come…

Namport awes African ambassadors
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Namport awes African ambassadors

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Walvis Bay – The chief executive officer of the Namibian Ports Authority (Namport), Bisey /Uirab, has called on Africans to do business among themselves,…

A first for SADC –  Zim sets Cyber Security Ministry
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A first for SADC – Zim sets Cyber Security Ministry

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE - Zimbabwe has become the first country in SADC to set up a ministry to deal with the abuse and unlawful conduct…

Heavy rains cause trail of destruction in SA
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Heavy rains cause trail of destruction in SA

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Orateng Lepodise Heavy rains in Durban and along the South Coast. Snow in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape. And blue skies in Gauteng following…

Zambia mulls land reform policy
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Zambia mulls land reform policy

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA - Zambia is reviewing the land policy to ensure effective management of the national asset is applied so as to avert the displacement…

Nam teen issues require multi-sectional approach
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Nam teen issues require multi-sectional approach

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek - Namibia's First Lady Monica Geingos has pinpointed lack of parental involvement, insecurity, lack of self-confidence, alcohol and drugs abuse, as well as…

MDM OFFICES DESTROYED IN GAZA ….as fears of Islamic attacks mount in Moz
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MDM OFFICES DESTROYED IN GAZA ….as fears of Islamic attacks mount in Moz

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

Maputo – Unidentified assailants on Friday burnt down the offices of the opposition Mozambique Democratic Movement (MDM) in the city of Xai-Xai, capital of the southern province…

Severe weather threaten to erode Zambia’s agricultural gains
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Severe weather threaten to erode Zambia’s agricultural gains

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa LUSAKA -- Zambia’s gains in the 2016/17 agricultural farming seasons, having harvested 3.6 million tonnes of maize, is under threats from severe weather patterns coupled…

Revert back to the original mission
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Revert back to the original mission

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

We would like to start by congratulating Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi for his re-election as the ruling party, FRELIMO’s president. This will give him the mandate to…

31 years on – Southern Africa remembers Samora Machel
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31 years on – Southern Africa remembers Samora Machel

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire HARARE - Mozambican Charge’ d’Affairs for the Harare embassy, Adnito Maure, is a broken man. He feels investigations to establish the cause of…

Resurrecting Thomas Sankara ‘….while revolutionaries as individuals can be murdered, you cannot kill ideas’
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Resurrecting Thomas Sankara ‘….while revolutionaries as individuals can be murdered, you cannot kill ideas’

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Ernest Harsch Thirty years after his assassination, African revolutionary Thomas Sankara is still inspiring the struggle for self-determination. Fadel Barro, a central leader in the Senegal…

Bouquets and brickbats  …as UNAIDS boss assesses HIV responses
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Bouquets and brickbats …as UNAIDS boss assesses HIV responses

Editor Southern Times - Oct 13, 2017

By Moses Magadza in Mahe, Seychelles The world has made remarkable progress towards ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 but there is still need to ensure that…