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Lesotho struggling to implement SADC elements

Windhoek - Lesotho is struggling to implement Southern African Development Community (SADC) elements earmarked at bringing peace and stability to the Kingdom country. ...Read More

Proposed SADC regional parliament garners support

The long-cherished dream of having a fully fledged regional parliament in southern Africa could soon become a reality, judging by the high-level of support that the proposal is receiving from some of the leaders from the region. ...Read More

Mogae quits as head of South Sudan peace monitoring commission

Gaborone - Former Botswana President Festus Mogae has resigned as the Chairperson of the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) in South Sudan effective end of September 2018. ...Read More

One on one with SADC PF Acting Secretary General

The SADC Parliamentary Forum is intensifying efforts to transform into a SADC Regional Parliament. Over the years the Forum, which has its Secretariat in Namibia, has provided a platform for the SADC Region’s elected representatives of the people to exchange ideas on how to tackle challenges facing the region. The Southern Times (TS) recently caught up with Ms Boemo Sekgoma (BS) who is the Forum’s Acting Secretary General and spoke about the Forum’s genesis, achievements, challenges and aspirations. Below are excerpts from the interview. ...Read More

Intolerance, inequalities and the land issue - major threats to peace in Africa

Johannesburg - Leaders from across the African continent, who gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the African Leaders of Peace Summit last week said the continent needs more tolerant political leaders if peace is to prevail. ...Read More

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