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Namibia: victory for democracy
Windhoek- The smooth and peaceful transfer of power from former President Hifikepunye Pohamba to his successor Dr Hage Geingob on March 21, 2015 represents victory for democracy in Namibia. The change of guard solidified the country...
Power changes hands as Namibia marks Silver Jubilee
Windhoek- On March 21 President Hifikepunye Pohamba humbly steps down from the Namibian presidency, giving way to Dr Hage Geingob after a decade in power. President Pohamba has been in the top echelons of Namibian politic...
Fresh hitch holds up Free Trade Area
Lusaka- The planned launch of the Grand Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) by three African Regional Economic Communities earmarked for Egypt by the middle of this year may be delayed after it emerged that stakeholders involved...
Africa must act on illicit financial flows
Imagine what Africa would be like if all its proceeds from natural resources such as diamonds, gold and platinum remained in the continent to finance its development agenda. Africa would be one of the most developed and industrializ...
The cost Zambia and Zim averted
Lusaka- The joint effort by Zambia and Zimbabwe in collaboration with the cooperating partners has saved the two countries resources that would have been used to rebuild the Kariba Dam, which if rehabilitated, will last another 100 years...
Trade impetus in SADC
The past week has seen a flurry of activity in various Southern African Development Community countries as member states moved to improve trade and investment among themselves and ultimately in the entire region. Bilateral agreements on i...
Hage: the nation waits
Windhoek - The public euphoria that erupted after the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) confirmed the ruling Swapo Party’s vice-president, Dr Hage Geingob, as President-elect late last year continues to sweep the nation ahead o...
AU: What the West feared
Surely the United States and its European Union allies know how to hold a grudge, even when Africa decides who should steer&nb...
Right to water remains an imagined right
Democracy reigns in Lesotho but which democracy, exactly?
The key to unlocking Africaís agriculture potential
Banks comply with directive on cash deposits
Tripartite summit now set for June
Zambia to export maize to drought hit neighbours
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Locomotive shortage handicaps TransNamib
Namibia pushes oil companies to drill more
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Prices and good publicity drive Zimís comeback
Great Zimbabwe: spectacular ancient city
How to tap into community tourism
Hosting of Mega Sports Events in Southern Africa: Durban 2022 Commonwealth Games
Proteas were never really contenders
Will Southern Africa end its Major drought?
Black Cats flourishing in Africa
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Zim, Namibia sign four MOUs
Elephant poaching on the rise
Late rains, floods dampen food security
SADC must embrace Bt cotton
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