SADC versus Cyclone Dineo …. the good, the bad and the ugly
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SADC versus Cyclone Dineo …. the good, the bad and the ugly

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE-The good news about Cyclone Dineo that hit the region last month is that the Southern African Development Community (SADC) food security is expected…

Region braces for upsurge in malaria cases
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Region braces for upsurge in malaria cases

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE -The Southern African region is bracing for increase in cases of malaria disease outbreak with Botswana and Zimbabwe issuing fresh alerts while other…

Region commits to Lesotho stability
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Region commits to Lesotho stability

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Sechaba Mokhethi MASERU - The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has once again been called into the fray to safeguard peace and stability in the conflict-prone…

SADC leaders worry over Lesotho’s political volatility
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SADC leaders worry over Lesotho’s political volatility

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Innocent Gore recently in Ezulwini, Swaziland THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) has expressed concern at the changing political dynamics in Lesotho that have necessitated the…

Geingob urges Namibians to guard country’s independence jealously
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Geingob urges Namibians to guard country’s independence jealously

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Timo Shihepo & Lahja Nashuuta RUNDU, the capital of Kavango East region in north-eastern Namibia, came to life when it hosted the country’s 27th independence anniversary…

Namibia, China relations still intact
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Namibia, China relations still intact

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – The Namibian government has said that the country’s relations with China are still sound despite government agencies issuing warnings about Chinese nationals, especially…

SADC HIV financing project hailed
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SADC HIV financing project hailed

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Moses Magadza THE Permanent Secretary, Health Services in the Ministry of Health in Zambia, Dr Jabbin Mulwanda, has praised a two-year SADC-initiated project meant to advocate…

Time for Namibians to experience the next level of promised prosperity
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Time for Namibians to experience the next level of promised prosperity

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

On 21 March, Namibia celebrated its 27th independence anniversary and President Hage Geingob inspected the national guard as a proud man. He could be seen boasting as…

SADC commits to expedite industrial strategy
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SADC commits to expedite industrial strategy

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire In an article published in The Sunday Mail of September 4, 2014, Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Simbarashe Mumbengegwi succinctly located President Robert Mugabe’s…

Three times as many mobile phones as toilets in Africa
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Three times as many mobile phones as toilets in Africa

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Busani Bafana Though key to good health and economic wellbeing, water and sanitation remain less of a development priority in Africa, where high costs and poor policy…

Towards a regional Uni-visa
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Towards a regional Uni-visa

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Kizito Sikuka IMAGINE if all tourists to southern Africa were encouraged to visit more than one country in the region. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) would…

Africa needs more contract farming schemes to reduce food import bill
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Africa needs more contract farming schemes to reduce food import bill

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Rumbidzayi Zinyuke AFRICA has been gradually turning into a net importer of food, as countries have continuously failed to produce enough to cover their consumption needs.…

We could stop tonnes of food losses by scaling these African-made low-tech cooling units
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We could stop tonnes of food losses by scaling these African-made low-tech cooling units

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Abdi Latif Dahir “How long is the shelf life for your fruits since you guys don’t have electricity or somewhere permanent to keep them?” John Mbindyo…

Looking skyward: Africa steps up efforts to tap space technology
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Looking skyward: Africa steps up efforts to tap space technology

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By  Sifelani Tsiko AFRICA needs to take practical steps to adopt space technology for earth observation, telecommunications and advancing space science to promote socio-economic development on the…

Africa must look within
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Africa must look within

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

Port Louis– Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Monday said reliance by some African countries on former colonial masters threatened the success of the continental development agenda. Speaking…

Road development one of Namibia’s major accomplishments
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Road development one of Namibia’s major accomplishments

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Dr Moses Amweelo NAMIBIA has made major strides in infrastructure development since gaining independence in March 1990. In 2015, the Southern African nation, which marks its 27th…

Has Africa’s time arrived? …why the African Economic Forum was long overdue
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Has Africa’s time arrived? …why the African Economic Forum was long overdue

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire If Chinua Achebe, (that Godfather of African literature) had been alive today, he would surely have marveled at how his fellow Africans have…

Africa: The problem of democratic colonialism
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Africa: The problem of democratic colonialism

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni On 21 March 2017 South Africa commemorates Human Rights Day and remembers the sacrifices of the African multitudes that suffered and died fighting…

ANC ponders policy, leadership
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ANC ponders policy, leadership

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Tichaona Zindoga JOHANNESBURG - The ruling African National Congress, facing a myriad challenges from socio-economic pressures to questions about leadership, is due to hold its policy…

Green route to industrialisation: The best option for Africa
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Green route to industrialisation: The best option for Africa

Staff Reporter - Mar 27, 2017

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – Africa launches the 2017 Economic Report on Africa in Dakar, Senegal, this week, with the continent looking back on a challenging 2016…