Stop the slavery of Africans
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Stop the slavery of Africans

Staff Reporter - Dec 08, 2017

“Anytime anyone is enslaved, or in any way deprived of his liberty, if that person is a human being, as…

SWAPO needs to go back to basics for the sake of Namibia
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SWAPO needs to go back to basics for the sake of Namibia

Staff Reporter - Dec 01, 2017

Congratulations to Namibia’s President Dr Hage Geingob for winning SWAPO’s confirmation as its third president and continuing the legacy which…

Adios Mugabe, time to rebuild Zimbabwe
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Adios Mugabe, time to rebuild Zimbabwe

Staff Reporter - Nov 24, 2017

“You have inherited a jewel in Africa, don’t tarnish it.” These were the words of the late Tanzanian founding president…

Let’s develop agriculture and kick hunger out of Africa
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Let’s develop agriculture and kick hunger out of Africa

Editor Southern Times - Nov 17, 2017

The rainy season is once again upon us and with Southern Africa facing prospects of normal to below normal rainfall…

Please don’t test our patience!
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Please don’t test our patience!

Editor Southern Times - Nov 13, 2017

Two weeks ago, a significant number of South African whites took to the streets in protest of what they called…

No to interference with Africa’s electoral processes
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No to interference with Africa’s electoral processes

Editor Southern Times - Nov 03, 2017

A few months ago, we queried whether African countries should allow bodies from outside the continent to come and observer elections…

Congratulations Zambia, but more still needs to be done
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Congratulations Zambia, but more still needs to be done

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…