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Lesotho to hold early election to end political crisis

Sep 16, 2014 - 11:14 AM

As a result of the coalition government not being fully functional Lesotho s leaders are planning to shorten the mandate of the coalition

LESOTHO MEETING. South African President Jacob Zuma (L), Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (C) and Botswana President Ian Khama (R) gather for a group photo following an emergency meeting on the current situation in Lesotho on September 15, 2014 at the International Relationship Ministry in Pretoria. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP

African leaders meet to discuss DR Congo crisis

Nov 05, 2013 - 8:13 AM

African leaders go into talks to discuss the possibility of reinforcing a UN special brigade deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Regional powers fear Rwandan invasion of DR Congo

Sep 15, 2013 - 8:59 AM

The Southern African Development Community said it was concerned at the deployment of Rwandan troops along the common border

Regional bloc toasts Mugabe, calls for end to Zimbabwe sanctions

Aug 19, 2013 - 10:33 AM

Zimbabwean pro democracy activists who travelled to Malawi to lobby the summit said they were disturbed by the Southern African Development Community SADC endorsement of the vote

Mugabe re-elected in disputed Zimbabwe vote

Aug 04, 2013 - 8:23 AM

Western powers voice serious doubts that the election had been fair; Regional group says polls free and peaceful

HEAD TO HEAD. This combination of two recent pictures taken in Zimbabwe shows (at L) Zimbabwe's president and leader of the Zimbabwe African National Union -Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) Robert Mugabe, and (at R) Zimbabwe's Prime Minister and Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai. Photo by AFP / Jekesai Njikizana