Zim engages Sadc over market access

ZIMBABWE is still engaging Sadc on full market access as it has not yet fully implemented the Sadc Free Trade Area due to industrialisation, a government official has said.In a statement early this we...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 July 2018


SADC will not endorse a sham election in Zim

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) observer mission says it will not endorse a bogus election in Zimbabwe.The 63-member SADC team‚ led by Angola's secretary of state in the External R...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 July 2018


Sadc pledges to ensure credible polls

THE Sadc Observer Mission has pledged to work tirelessly to ensure the July 30 polls produced credible elections.Addressing journalists, opposition parties and civil society groups in the capital at t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 July 2018


Chamisa trashes Elders, Sadc counsel

MDC-Alliance presidential candidate Mr Nelson Chamisa yesterday pooh-poohed the counsel from both The Elders and the SADC Election Observer Mission saying his party would not seek legal recourse to so...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2018


Go to court if aggrieved: Sadc

Political parties aggrieved by the electoral process should use legal means to seek redress in order to avoid conflict, head of the Sadc Election Observer Mission (SEOM) Tete Antonio has counselled.Sp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2018


Chamisa snubbed by SADC

MDC-Alliance is now in a quandary on how to proceed with its so-called electoral reform demands after its push for a SADC Extra Ordinary Summit over the electoral situation in Zimbabwe failed to get t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 July 2018


Chamisa calls for SADC, AU to protect election

MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa called on Tuesday for associations of African states to ensure that the country's historic election later in July is fair, adding his party would not boycott the vot...

By AFP | Published: 17 July 2018


Chamisa wants SADC, AU to run elections

MDC-Alliance presidential candidate Mr Nelson Chamisa yesterday made a stunning demand by calling for the disbandment of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) and the constitution of an independent ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 July 2018


'I will suspend import duty for goods from Sadc'

THE leader of the People's Progressive Party (PPP) Pastor Timothy Chiguvare who is one of the 23 presidential candidates in the forthcoming harmonised elections has promised to suspend import duty for...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 July 2018


Zim on track to hold credible elections: Sadc

Zimbabwe is on track to record credible, free and fair elections as the pre-election environment has been peaceful while the majority of people are confident of the electoral processes, Sadc has said....

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 July 2018


SADC 'to evaluate Zim rally blast and take appropriate steps'

South Africa president Cyril Ramaphosa, who also chairs the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has condemned the bomb blast which left at least 41 people injured in Zimbabwe, saying that th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 June 2018


Sadc boss commends SARDC

Research and information management is important in the implementation of Sadc's industrialisation policy, visiting Sadc executive secretary Dr Stergomena Lawrence Tax said on Friday.Dr Tax said this ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 April 2018


Sadc leaders to hear Zimbabwe 'coup' gripe

A pre-election observer team from the SADC will table before the bloc's regional leaders grievances around Zimbabwe's transition from former president Robert Mugabe's regime to Emmerson Mnangagwa's mi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 March 2018


ZimTrade wins Sadc Quality Awards

Zimbabwe's trade development and promotion organisation, ZimTrade, took home top honours at the Sadc Quality Awards held in Johannesburg last week.At Sadc level, ZimTrade was the overall winner for th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 March 2018


Mujuru meets Sadc election advisory team

People's Rainbow Coalition (PRC) principals last week led a high-powered delegation to meet the Southern Africa Development Community Election Advisory Committee (SEAC).According to PRC information de...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 March 2018


'Zim 'coup' sets dangerous precedence for Sadc'

The SABC's Foreign Editor Sophie Mokoena speaks to Jonathan Moyo, the former Higher Education minister under former president Robert Mugabe. Moyo fled the country during the military-backed takeover b...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 February 2018


Zimbabwe fuel still remains highest in Sadc

Fuel costs in Zimbabwe are still much higher than anywhere else in the region even after government decreed fuel retailers to cut the price of petrol and diesel by up to 7,5 percent after a tax cut, e...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 January 2018


SADC plugs power deficit

The region slipped into a power deficit a decade ago, partly due to its old plants failing to match expanding populations and economies.The region slipped into a power deficit a decade ago, partly due...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 December 2017


Surplus power generation in Sadc

The improved electricity generation in southern Africa is a welcome development for the region as energy supply is a key enabler for industrialisation.Energy shortages experienced over the past few ye...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 December 2017


Zim misses statutory, Sadc limit on debt

ZIMBABWE'S debt to GDP ratio is estimated to exceed the statutory limit of 70% this year due to excessive borrowing from the domestic market, Treasury has warned, imploring the need for fiscal consoli...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 October 2017


Zim's public health spending lowest in Sadc

GOVERNMENT spending towards health this year averaged a measly $21 per person, a figure that is lower than $24 per person in 2016, the Community Working Group on Health (CWGH) has said.In its contribu...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 October 2017


Sadc must de-escalate Zim-SA row

The increasingly threatening rhetoric between Zimbabwe and South Africa over the legacy of Nelson Mandela - who guided his country from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy - risks trig...

By Gift Phiri | Published: 11 September 2017


Zimbabwean elected Sadc industry body president

THE Mining Industry Association of Southern Africa (MIASA), an association of Chamber of Mines in the Sadc region has elected Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe's chief executive Isaac Kwesu as president of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 August 2017


Regional industrialisation core on Sadc indaba agenda

The SADC Council of Ministers meeting, which kicked off on Tuesday has placed regional industrialisation at the centre of its agenda. In a media briefing, South African Minister of International Relat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 August 2017


Zim faces Sadc grilling over import ban

INDUSTRY and Commerce minister Mike Bimha says he will justify the imposition of import restrictions when he meets his Sadc counterparts next week, adding that the affected countries should not cry fo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 August 2017

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