Southern African Development Community (SADC)

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    SADC leaders hold 41st annual summit, praise Zambia for peaceful polls

    Southern Africa’s regional bloc praised Zambia on Tuesday for overseeing a peaceful transition of power after a veteran opposition politician won a landslide victory at the ballot box. Hakainde Hichilema was declared winner on Monday after roundly defeating Edgar Lungu, who had been in power for six years. It is the third time that power has changed hands to the…

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    When Zimbabwe army deploys, you may never know: Charamba

    THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states will fund their own military operations in Mozambique in what is increasingly becoming the region’s biggest war of the last two decades. This comes as President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson George Charamba has hinted that his Government might have already deployed troops but would have no time for media photo shoots. The regional…

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    SADC irked by Rwanda’s deployment of forces into Mozambique

    Rwanda has rattled South Africa and other southern African governments by beating them to the battlefield against Islamist insurgents in Mozambique. Rwanda has sent the first contingent of 1,000 troops to help fight an Islamic State-linked insurgency in northern Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province. A standby force from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is meant to start deploying in Mozambique’s violent…

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