Zim central bank allays fears of basic goods shortages
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Zim central bank allays fears of basic goods shortages

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

Harare  – The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has allayed growing fears that there will be a shortage of basic commodities due to the current foreign currency…

Geingob to attend Lourenco’s inauguration
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Geingob to attend Lourenco’s inauguration

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

Online writer Windhoek – Namibia’s president Dr Hage Geingob is set to attend the inauguration of the third Angolan president, João Lourenço, State House has announced. Geingob will…

SADC broadcasters take stock of progress in digital TV, radio migration
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SADC broadcasters take stock of progress in digital TV, radio migration

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek - Close to 200 leaders in information communication technology and broadcasting are meeting here for the week-long Fifth Africa and Digitalisation Conference that began on…

Zim, Angola ties must benefit people: Mphoko
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Zim, Angola ties must benefit people: Mphoko

Staff Reporter - Sep 25, 2017

Felex Share in Luanda, Angola Zimbabwe and Angola should take advantage of the relationship they shared during the days of the liberation struggle to strengthen economic cooperation…

Kenya keen on Command Agriculture
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Kenya keen on Command Agriculture

Staff Reporter - Sep 25, 2017

Kenya is keen to learn more about the Command Agriculture concept and has commended Zimbabwe for successfully implementing the programme that resulted in the country recording a…

UN reforms African leaders reiterate call
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UN reforms African leaders reiterate call

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – African presidents who spoke at the United Nations General Assembly this week have reiterated calls for the reform of the United Nations…

Reform or risk being moribund – UN warned
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Reform or risk being moribund – UN warned

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire The United Nations risk being a moribund organisation incapable of dealing with a myriad of issues afflicting the globe if it fails to…

Mswati’s fiancée unveiled at annual reed dance
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Mswati’s fiancée unveiled at annual reed dance

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

The Southern Times Writer Ludzidzini - A new fiancée for Swaziland’s King Mswatii III fiancée was unveiled during this year’s annual reed dance ceremony here. Siphelele Mashwama,…

Panic grips MDC-T as Tsvangirai stays in hospital
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Panic grips MDC-T as Tsvangirai stays in hospital

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire Harare - Cancer-stricken MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, who was last week flown to an undisclosed South African hospital after falling ill during a…

Herd of elephants accidentally electrocuted in Botswana
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Herd of elephants accidentally electrocuted in Botswana

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Mpho Tebele Gaborone - At least nine elephants were electrocuted in a fatal accident this week after they knocked down an electric pole in Dukwi village…

Time to consider burying loss making state enterprises
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Time to consider burying loss making state enterprises

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Ranga Mberi Ask any driver across Southern Africa, and each of them will have a story to tell about their encounter with commuter bus drivers. We…

SADC must do more on Lesotho
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SADC must do more on Lesotho

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

In the coming weeks on October 4, the Basotho celebrate more than half of a century of having shaken off the shackles of colonial rule, having been…

Punish the perpetrators, not victims
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Punish the perpetrators, not victims

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

While Tanzanian President John Magufuli has been praised for coming down hard on corruption and the abuse of public office, his vocal support for legislation banning adolescent…

Imagining Steve Biko as the anti-Mandela ignores his greatest contributions
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Imagining Steve Biko as the anti-Mandela ignores his greatest contributions

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Lynsey Chuter “Had Biko been alive today . . .,” is a refrain often repeated in South Africa, especially when the country finds itself struggling to…

The foreign invader costing African farmers $3 billion
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The foreign invader costing African farmers $3 billion

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Vulindela Mpofu Harare - My brother is a Zimbabwean farmer who has done pretty well for himself, but is now a worried man. Last season, he…

African countries must resurrect past economic models
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African countries must resurrect past economic models

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

This is the first article of a two-part series by Lukas I. Nantanga who argues for the way forward for Africa countries to develop and industrialise their…

Windfall for Southern Africa as China Golden Week nears
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Windfall for Southern Africa as China Golden Week nears

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

Business Reporter Southern Africa’s tourism players are primed to strike gold during the Chinese Golden Week holiday that runs from October 1 to October 8 as up…

Nam, Bots most stable SADC economies
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Nam, Bots most stable SADC economies

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe Windhoek – Namibia and Botswana seem to be the most stable economies in the southern African region as other countries appear to be constrained…

Namibia set sights on reducing sovereign debt
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Namibia set sights on reducing sovereign debt

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – Namibia’s finance minister, Calle Schlettwein said that plans are in place to reduce the country’s sovereign debt of 41.9 percent to 30…

Namibia and Mozambique’s science institutions team up
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Namibia and Mozambique’s science institutions team up

Editor Southern Times - Sep 25, 2017

By Timo Shihepo Windhoek – Namibia and Mozambique’s research institutions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at jointly funding projects in the two countries.   …