SADC says seized with the situation in Lesotho
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SADC says seized with the situation in Lesotho

Editor Southern Times - Sep 18, 2017

Kizito Sikuka A deafening silence filled the room when the newly elected Prime Minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane interrupted the…

Lumumba calls for a ‘fair deal’ for Africa
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Lumumba calls for a ‘fair deal’ for Africa

Editor Southern Times - Sep 18, 2017

Marianne Thamm On 8 September, Kenyan intellectual, legal expert and scholar, Professor Patrick Loch Otiena Lumumba, delivered the fifth Onkgopotse…

As other African countries ban donkey slaughter, Kenya doubles down to meet Chinese demand
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As other African countries ban donkey slaughter, Kenya doubles down to meet Chinese demand

Editor Southern Times - Sep 11, 2017

By Joshua Masinde Twice a month, Julius Yebei, 45, embarks on a three-day journey by foot with a herd of…

‘Good’ trade policies bad for Africa
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‘Good’ trade policies bad for Africa

Editor Southern Times - Sep 11, 2017

This is the last part of a series of articles by Lucas I Nantanga in which he argues about the…

We need to change the trajectory, says ANC Chief Whip
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We need to change the trajectory, says ANC Chief Whip

Editor Southern Times - Sep 11, 2017

ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu is wary of further twists and turns to the smear campaigns that erupted spectacularly over…

Transforming education through renewable energy
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Transforming education through renewable energy

Editor Southern Times - Sep 11, 2017

By Lazarus Sauti A number of teachers in Zimbabwe and other African countries are unwilling to take teaching posts in…

Are GMOs safe for human consumption? …second NAM technical meeting sparks debate
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Are GMOs safe for human consumption? …second NAM technical meeting sparks debate

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

By Sifelani Tsiko HARARE - The second Non-Aligned Movement Science and Technology technical meeting has sparked a fresh wave of public…

August – darkest month in Namibia, Zim
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August – darkest month in Namibia, Zim

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire August is one of the most revered months on Zimbabwe and Namibia's annual calendars. It is…

When a history lecture was worth the occasion
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When a history lecture was worth the occasion

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

By Lovemore Ranga Mataire recently in Victoria Falls By 9:45 am last Monday, the venue for the WHO Africa Committee…

Catching up way behind – distrust in free trade
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Catching up way behind – distrust in free trade

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

This is the fourth of a series of articles by Lucas I Nantanga in which he argues about the protection…

Access to safe water improves in rural areas
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Access to safe water improves in rural areas

Editor Southern Times - Sep 04, 2017

By Charity Ruzvidzo Harare - Zimbabwe continues to prioritise its citizen’s health as evidenced by the increase in access to…

Beyond the Chinese headlines…. Walvis Bay port reshaping Namibia
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Beyond the Chinese headlines…. Walvis Bay port reshaping Namibia

Editor Southern Times - Aug 28, 2017

By Confidence Musariri The shuttle speeds past Hilton Hotel but Oiva Willbard’s pensiveness turns into apprehension as he finds himself…

Protection of infant industries vital for Africa
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Protection of infant industries vital for Africa

Editor Southern Times - Aug 28, 2017

This is the third in a series of articles by Lukas I Nantanga who argues that Africa needs to protect…

SADC economic outlook generally bright despite challenges
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SADC economic outlook generally bright despite challenges

Editor Southern Times - Aug 28, 2017

By Nyarai Kampilipili recently in Pretoria, South Africa The economic situation in southern Africa is generally stable with most countries…

Zuma won, but the ANC will never be a united party again
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Zuma won, but the ANC will never be a united party again

Editor Southern Times - Aug 21, 2017

By Prince Mashele To say there is victory in defeat sounds like a contradiction in terms. But, this is exactly…

The danger of supplementing aid to Africa with weapons
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The danger of supplementing aid to Africa with weapons

Editor Southern Times - Aug 21, 2017

By Earl Conteh-Morgan During the recent G-20 meeting in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel floated the idea that African countries should be given…

Why Africa needs to protect its primary industries
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Why Africa needs to protect its primary industries

Editor Southern Times - Aug 21, 2017

• This is the second instalment by Lukas I. Nantanga, who argues that “fallacies of logic” deliberately designed by rich…

Mind the gap: Why Zimbabwean researchers need to work with farmers
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Mind the gap: Why Zimbabwean researchers need to work with farmers

Editor Southern Times - Aug 21, 2017

By Sally Nyakanyanga Maize seed in drought-prone regions of  should by now come with a government health warning: “Planting can…

“Recovery lending” helps disaster-stricken African farmers get back on track
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“Recovery lending” helps disaster-stricken African farmers get back on track

Editor Southern Times - Aug 21, 2017

By Robert Kibet Accessing credit has long been a major hurdle for small-scale farmers in Africa, who produce some 70…

SADC hosts Industrialisation Week
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SADC hosts Industrialisation Week

Staff Reporter - Aug 14, 2017

By Sifelani Tsiko The second SADC industrialisation week was held recently in South Africa amid calls to further promote regional…