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Creating jobs through sport
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Creating jobs through sport

Staff Reporter - Dec 01, 2017

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga Unemployment, especially among youths, is a big headache for most governments in Southern Africa. According to Trading Economics publication, South Africa’s unemployment rate…

Sport Tourism – Unexploited engine of growth for the Southern African tourism industry
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Sport Tourism – Unexploited engine of growth for the Southern African tourism industry

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga THE unprecedented rise in the numbers of people traveling to and from sport events all over the world has given rise to the…

AFCON: Window of hope opens for marginalised Southern Africa
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AFCON: Window of hope opens for marginalised Southern Africa

Staff Reporter - Jun 23, 2017

By Robson Sharuko HARARE – A window of hope for southern Africa to host the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals within the next six years, appears…

Development of athletics in Southern Africa – The quantum leap forward
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Development of athletics in Southern Africa – The quantum leap forward

Staff Reporter - May 26, 2017

By Andrew Bonani Kamanga THE Athletics World Championships are back!  The much awaited event will take place in London (4-13 August 2017). New kings and queens will…

Bumper maize harvest in the region spells doom for Zambia
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Bumper maize harvest in the region spells doom for Zambia

Staff Reporter - May 22, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa Lusaka - Zambia, a major maize producer in southern Africa, faces a shrinking market prospect for its commodity as most countries in the region…

Southern Africa leads Africa as most attractive investment destination
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Southern Africa leads Africa as most attractive investment destination

Staff Reporter - May 08, 2017

By Jeff Kapembwa & Timo Shihepo Southern Africa is the region with the most attractive economies for investments flowing into Africa, according to the latest Africa Investment…

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…