February 23, 2019
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Botswana joins call for end to Zimbabwe sanctions

Botswana has joined the chorus for an immediate end to economic sanctions imposed by the West on Zimbabwe. Briefing journalists upon his arrival from the just-ended African Union summit late Tuesday, President Mokgweetsi Masisi (pictured) said Botswana endorsed a communique issued by the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Ethiopia this week in which the […]Continue Reading:

SADC accuses NGOs of destabilising Zimbabwe

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has accused non-governmental organisations of destabilising Zimbabwe, throwing its weight behind the President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mnangagwa came under heavy criticism from human rights groups, the opposition, and the international community following the military’s aggressive crackdown on protests last month that left 17 Continue Reading:

AU, SADC inaction draws condemnation from Zimbabweans

THE silence by the African Union (AU) and the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) on the on-going human rights abuses in Zimbabwe has drawn widespread condemnation from critics and neutrals alike. While many were expecting the deteriorating situation in Zimbabwe to feature prominently at the 32nd ordinary session of the AU held in Addis Ababa from […]Continue Reading:

SADC endorses Mnangagwa’s dialogue process

THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) has called upon all stakeholders in Zimbabwe to participate in the National Dialogue process that has been initiated by President Emmerson Mnangagwa. In a statement issued by SADC Chairperson Hage G. Geingob, SADC revealed that in a Consultative Meeting held on the 9th of February President Mnangagwa briefed the […]Continue Reading:

Why Africa finds it hard to support the MDC

By Reason Wafawarova     || ON the 11th of March 2007 the world woke up to shocking images of the bashed faces of Morgan Tsvangirai, Lovemore Madhuku and others after the police had forcibly dispersed an opposition organised gathering in Highfields. Nelson Chamisa says he has written to both SADC and the AU over the “political crisis” […]Continue Reading:

SADC demands GNU in DRC following disputed election

THE southern African regional body Sadc has called for a unity government in the Democratic Republic of Congo, following the disputed presidential election. All political leaders should agree a negotiated settlement, it said. Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi was declared winner but another opponent of the current administration, Martin Fayulu, insists he won. He Continue Reading: