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Southern Africa’s conundrum: IPPs vs Power Utilities
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Southern Africa’s conundrum: IPPs vs Power Utilities

Staff Reporter - Apr 24, 2017

  > Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK – Southern Africa has been battling power crisis in recent years and Independent Power Producers (IPPs) have been cited as the solution…

17 and still waiting – Another major passes by for Southern Africa’s finest golfers
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17 and still waiting – Another major passes by for Southern Africa’s finest golfers

Staff Reporter - Apr 13, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE – Another Major golf showdown came and went at Augusta National, with Spanish golfer Sergio Garcia winning his first green jacket after a…

OPEC oil cuts spark fuel price increases in Southern Africa
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OPEC oil cuts spark fuel price increases in Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Mar 20, 2017

By Rumbidzayi Zinyuke ON 1 March, the government of Namibia announced an almost 3 percent increase in fuel prices as a direct response to the production cuts…

Why opposition parties in southern Africa struggle to win power
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Why opposition parties in southern Africa struggle to win power

Staff Reporter - Mar 06, 2017

By Rorisang Lekalake Over the last three decades there’s been some progress towards institutionalising multiparty democracy in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite this elections in the region rarely result…

LOCUST INVASION! ….Region needs US$4m to fight plague
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LOCUST INVASION! ….Region needs US$4m to fight plague

Staff Reporter - Feb 27, 2017

By Sifelani Tsiko Countries in east, central and southern Africa need over US$4 million to battle a locust plague  that is threatening the food security of the majority…

Southern Africa in the New World Order
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Southern Africa in the New World Order

Staff Reporter - Jan 27, 2017

By Mkhosana Mathobela Bingweni THE STRUGGLES against colonisation in Southern Africa were in actuality struggles for another WORLD ORDER that was free from the oppression and exploitation…

Southern Africa celebrates Fidel Castro
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Southern Africa celebrates Fidel Castro

Staff Reporter - Dec 05, 2016

FORMER revolutionary Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who died last week, played a vital role in shaping Southern Africa’s history, no wonder almost every president from the region…

Southern Africa reaps EU trade benefits
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Southern Africa reaps EU trade benefits

Staff Reporter - Oct 31, 2016

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK–FIVE southern African countries – Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland – have opened a new chapter in their bilateral relations with the…

Bots projects to boost regional power
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Bots projects to boost regional power

Staff Reporter - Oct 31, 2016

By Mpho Tebele GABORONE-AFRICAN Energy (AFR) is optimistic that three large-scale power projects being developed in Botswana could ease power shortages in Southern Africa. African Energy, which…

Southern Africa trade challenge
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Southern Africa trade challenge

Staff Reporter - Oct 14, 2016

By Magreth Nunuhe SWAKOPMUND–SOUTHERN Africa needs to strengthen and modernise its rail network in order to reduce logistical costs and increase competitiveness, according to Michelle Tinkhoff, Sales Director…

Southern Africa tops governance index
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Southern Africa tops governance index

Staff Reporter - Oct 10, 2016

By Timo Shihepo WINDHOEK–SOUTHERN Africa has reaffirmed its position as the best governed region in Africa, after five countries dominated the 2016 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG).…

Outdated laws make Southern Africa vulnerable to cross-border crimes
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Outdated laws make Southern Africa vulnerable to cross-border crimes

Staff Reporter - Oct 02, 2016

By Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek – Southern African region has become a haven for transnational criminal groups because of non-existent and outdated laws as well as inadequate patrol along…

Southern Africa pulls most tourists
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Southern Africa pulls most tourists

Staff Reporter - Sep 23, 2016

By Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK – SOUTHERN Africa continues to lead as the most preferred holiday destination in Africa with the latest data showing that the growth of international…

Sport for Disabilities: Challenge for Southern Africa
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Sport for Disabilities: Challenge for Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Sep 16, 2016

The fact that engagement in sport and physical recreation activities is a basic human right has been recognised by the United Nations and other international organisations. Participation…

Chasing Olympic Glory: Lessons for Southern Africa
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Chasing Olympic Glory: Lessons for Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Aug 29, 2016

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga The much-anticipated 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro have come and gone. While other nations and regions will be celebrating medals…

SA carries torch for Southern Africa – Little cheer for African athletes in Rio
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SA carries torch for Southern Africa – Little cheer for African athletes in Rio

Staff Reporter - Aug 29, 2016

By Robson Sharuko WAYDE van Niekerk provided the standout individual performance of the 2016 Rio Olympics, touching the heavens with a magical 400-metre show, but South Africa’s medal…

Brazilian artists bring condom outfits to Southern Africa
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Brazilian artists bring condom outfits to Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Jul 29, 2016

By Sharon Kavhu Durban - Traditionally, Southern Africa stereotypes people who move around with condoms as promiscuous people whereas the global village is advocating condom use in the…

Conferences, Seminars and Workshops: A learning sports community for Southern Africa
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Conferences, Seminars and Workshops: A learning sports community for Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Jul 15, 2016

The wise elders have correctly stated that, “The only constant thing in life is change”. Change is also part and parcel of sport. Dynamic revolutions in technology,…

Without the big boys It’s unlikely Southern Africa will celebrate gold as golf returns to the Olympics
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Without the big boys It’s unlikely Southern Africa will celebrate gold as golf returns to the Olympics

Staff Reporter - Jul 15, 2016

By Robson Sharuko Harare – When golf returns to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro next month, for the first time in more than a century, it is…

Water, energy still a pipedream for many Africans
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Water, energy still a pipedream for many Africans

Staff Reporter - Jul 01, 2016

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa An opportunity for African governments to provide water, energy and other services to those in need and control speedy urbanisation to the continent’s cities could…