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Zanu-PF in ‘spider web’ campaign strategy

For the first time in almost four decades, Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party will go to elections with a new Presidential candidate in the mould of Emmerson Mnangagwa. Long used to former President Robert Mugabe’s face on the ballot box, party members seem poised to chart a new chapter as they seek to bestow a fresh mandate to their new leader. In an attempt to get a deeper understanding of the dynamics within the revolutionary party, our The Southern Times Senior Writer, RANGA MATAIRE (RM.) recently had a conversation with the party’s national political commissar Major-General (Retired) ENGELBERT RUGEJE (ER.), who replaced the heterodox Saviour Kasukuwere, who has since fled the country in the wake of a military intervention under ‘Operation Restore Legacy’ in November last year. ...Read More

Listeriosis outbreak may spread across the region

Gaborone-The Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states may have imported the deadly listeriosis disease which claimed the lives of 183 patients in South Africa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned in a new report. ...Read More

ANC, EFF alliance on the cards

Johannesburg - South Africa’s ruling National African Congress (ANC) has continued to extend an olive branch to opposition leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, prompting talks of a possible alliance between the two political parties. ...Read More

SADC leaders honour Mama Winnie

Johannesburg - Namibian President Hage Geingob attended the funeral of the late South Africa liberation icon, Winnie Madikizela Mandela, where he commended her as a staunch anti-apartheid activist, who remained a solid rock for her family during the incarceration of the late Nelson Mandela. ...Read More

Namibia, Zambia strive for universal health coverage

Windhoek/Lusaka - Universal health coverage was the central message of this year’s World Health Day that was celebrated across the globe on April 7. This year’s event marked 70 years of the global health day anniversary and was marked under the theme “Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, everywhere”. ...Read More

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