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September 15, 2017 4:45 PM Lesotho can’t be on SADC agenda forever: Zuma

He said the recent SADC Summit had urged the country to develop and submit a roadmap on the implementation of SADC decisions. President Jacob Zuma, in his capacity as chairperson of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) on Friday appealed to the authorities and the populace of the Kingdom of Lesotho to collectively work tirelessly to bring 137

September 14, 2017 11:27 PM SADC to hold a double Troika in Pretoria

President Zuma is expected to be joined by Heads of State and Government from the Kingdom of Swaziland, Republic of Angola, Republic of Tanzania and the Republic of Namibia.(SABC) The Southern African Development Community, SADC, will convene a Double Troika Summit of Heads of State and Government in Pretoria on Friday. This comes after recent political 116

September 14, 2017 3:02 PM Smeda strikes as Banyana Banyana easily see off Lesotho

BULAWAYO – Banyana Banyana were in top form at the Cosafa Women’s Championship on Thursday, dispatching Lesotho 3-0 at the Luveve Stadium. In the first period against Lesotho, Banyana played with much confidence on the ball, moving from the back straight into the opposition’s defensive third. They weaved their passes beautifully together, forcing their 117

September 14, 2017 10:26 AM Zuma to convene SADC summit after tensions in Lesotho

Lesotho's defence force chief lieutenant-general Khoantle Motsomotso was assassinated last week. JOHANNESBURG - President Jacob Zuma will convene a SADC double troika summit in Pretoria on Friday following the recent political tensions in Lesotho. The country's defence force chief lieutenant-general Khoantle Motsomotso was assassinated last week by a former 102

September 14, 2017 12:26 AM Mighty Warriors crush Madagascar

The first round of the 2017 Chibuku Super Cup draw produced a battle between the holders and the league champions with Ngezi Platinum beginning the defence of their silverware with a tough battle against CAPS United next weekend. The top eight teams in the championship race, at the halfway mark, were seeded at the draw and will also be at home in the first 144

September 13, 2017 4:20 AM Lawyers deny deal for coup suspects

The 70 alleged mercenaries being held in Harare are to appear in court again on Thursday amid speculation that a plea bargain would soon set many of them free. The men appeared briefly in court at Harare's maximum security Chikurubi prison on Wednesday. Dressed in khaki prison shirts and shorts, the men shuffled into the makeshift courtroom in leg-irons 107

September 13, 2017 3:15 AM Alleged mercenaries appeal for aid from SA

Johannesburg - Lawyers representing 70 accused mercenaries held in Zimbabwe appealed to South Africa on Tuesday to intervene to prevent their extradition to Equatorial Guinea where they could face the death penalty. The group has been held at the Chikurubi high security prison complex in Zimbabwe's capital Harare since being arrested in March on suspicion 123

September 11, 2017 6:29 AM Africa can ill afford Congo quagmire

The latest attempt to end the Congo war looks set to end in shambles, with the leaders of key belligerents Rwanda and Uganda expected to miss yet another peace summit in the Zambian capital Lusaka on Thursday. African leaders and commentators say the world's poorest continent can ill afford to allow the conflict in the former Zaire to rumble on. The humanitarian 118

September 11, 2017 6:27 AM New Unita boss wants to end war

Luanda, Angola - The army intelligence service has intercepted a radio message from the Unita rebel group's new leader in which he urges his military commanders to end the civil war, the defence minister said on Tuesday. "In this message, (General Antonio) Dembo told his commanders that if they perservered with the war it would be disastrous," Defence 89

September 11, 2017 6:23 AM Uganda, Sudan agree on refugee returns

Kampala - Sudanese refugees in Uganda will be able to start returning home soon after ministers from both countries agreed to assist voluntary repatriations, Uganda's foreign minister said on Friday. More than 200 000 Sudanese refugees live in Uganda after fleeing more than two decades of civil war in the country's giant northern neighbour 87