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    UN Ready to Assist Namibia Mitigate Drought

    Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

    The Namibian United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced yesterday that the UN is ready to support Namibia fight the effects of the drought that is currently ravaging Namibia.

    UK £1 billion pledge against AIDS

    Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

    STOPAIDS UK support to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria could get an additional 735,000 people onto lifesaving HIV treatment across the developing world by 2016, following an announcement which campaigners say has set the world the challenge of raising its ambition towards finally defeating AIDS – as well as TB and [...]

    Swaziland votes in no-party election

    Friday, September 20th, 2013

    BBC Voters in Swaziland are choosing a new parliament, even though political parties cannot take part and the king retains absolute power. Candidates are hand-picked by traditional chiefs who are loyal to King Mswati III.

    South Africa: Leaders of ANC, SACP, COSATU and SANCO say meeting challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment imperative.

    Monday, September 2nd, 2013

    COSATU The national leadership of the African National Congress (ANC), the South African Communist Party ( SACP), the Congress of South African Trade Unions, (COSATU) and the South African National Civic Organisation ( SANCO) met over the weekend of 30th August to 1st September 2013 and agreed. “Unless we make significant inroads in addressing the [...]

    Zimbabwe: SADC election observer mission summary “elections free, expressed the will of the people and were generally credible.”

    Monday, September 2nd, 2013

    The SADC election observer mission has produced its final  summary statement on the Zimbabwe elections, saying they were “free, expressed the will of the people and were generally

    Former President Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital

    Sunday, September 1st, 2013

    The Presidency Former President Nelson Mandela has this morning, 1 September 2013, been discharged from the Pretoria hospital where he has been receiving treatment. We would like to wish him all the best as he continues his recovery at his Johannesburg home. Madiba’s condition remains