Congratulations Zambia, but more still needs to be done
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Editor Southern Times - Oct 27, 2017

This week marked Zambia’s 53rd Independence anniversary and the southern African country has much to celebrate. The country is one…

More robust measures needed on climate change
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More robust measures needed on climate change

Editor Southern Times - Oct 20, 2017

It was former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon who at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in 2015,…

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.…

SADC, AU need to do more to find lasting peace in DRC
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SADC, AU need to do more to find lasting peace in DRC

Editor Southern Times - Oct 06, 2017

It was prominent proponent of black nationalism, Marcus Garvey who said, “We must give up the silly idea of folding…

Take Africa seriously and reform the UN Security Council
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Take Africa seriously and reform the UN Security Council

Editor Southern Times - Oct 02, 2017

In 2005, Africa foreign ministers met in Ezulwini, Swaziland, and agreed on a united position calling for a voice within…

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…

Ensure we benefit from the fourth industrial revolution
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Ensure we benefit from the fourth industrial revolution

Editor Southern Times - Sep 18, 2017

A few years ago in northern Namibia, a young communal farmer was talking to one of his farm employees. The…

Angolan poll shows SADC has come of age
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Angolan poll shows SADC has come of age

Editor Southern Times - Sep 11, 2017

SADC has once again showed the rest of the continent and the world that it has come of age when…

SADC you are on your own
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SADC you are on your own

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

In April, the South African economy was downgraded by international rating agencies to junk status. Three months later its neighbour…

None ourselves but can create the SADC that we want
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None ourselves but can create the SADC that we want

Editor Southern Times - Aug 28, 2017

The just-ended 37th SADC Summit in Pretoria, South Africa, prove once again that there is more that unites the region…

A lack of political will remains SADC’s Achilles heel
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A lack of political will remains SADC’s Achilles heel

Editor Southern Times - Aug 21, 2017

SADC was established as an inter-governmental body to promote sustainable and equitable economic growth as well as socio-economic development through…

Let Angolans chart their own course
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Let Angolans chart their own course

Staff Reporter - Aug 14, 2017

Angolans go to the polls towards the end of this month to choose a new leader to replace President Eduardo…

A tale of two SADCs
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A tale of two SADCs

Staff Reporter - Aug 07, 2017

In this week’s edition we carry two articles, which although tackling the same issue, highlight the contradictive nature in which…

No to tribal, regional politics
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No to tribal, regional politics

Staff Reporter - Jul 31, 2017

“Africa is one continent, one people, and one nation. The notion that in order to have a nation it is…

When a noble idea fails
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When a noble idea fails

Staff Reporter - Jul 24, 2017

The collapse of the Small and Medium Enterprises Bank in Namibia has been the talk of the nation for a…

SADC needs to speedily implement power projects
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SADC needs to speedily implement power projects

Staff Reporter - Jul 17, 2017

We welcome efforts by SADC to address key infrastructural projects and economic enablers that would speed up the process of…

Region must be allowed to raise funds to curb poaching
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Region must be allowed to raise funds to curb poaching

Staff Reporter - Jul 10, 2017

NOT a day passes in southern Africa without media reports of the poaching of wildlife, particularly the endangered black rhinocerous…

Time for tangible economic benefits for Africans, not fancy concept papers
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Time for tangible economic benefits for Africans, not fancy concept papers

Staff Reporter - Jul 03, 2017

In southern Africa, the past months saw intense debates around the issues pertaining to what is white monopoly capital, state…

Develop systems to counter droughts
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Develop systems to counter droughts

Staff Reporter - Jun 26, 2017

AS had been widely predicted, most SADC countries have come out of gripping drought experienced during the 2015/2016 season and…

Calling for more leaders like Ya Toivo
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Calling for more leaders like Ya Toivo

Staff Reporter - Jun 19, 2017

"I'm greatly disappointed by the current situation of tribalism in Namibia. I fought against tribalism, but today I'm hearing people…