Themes Archives: Southern African Development Community

SADC CSOs Communique

The SADC Civic Society Organisations (CSOs) Communique, made at the Regional Civil Society conference held in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe on 15 August 2014, expressed human rights concerns and made recommendations to the SADC Summit that was held in Victoria Falls on 17 and 18 August 2014. Read more …  Regional Civil Society Communique

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ZESN’s 31July Election Report

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On 31 July 2013 Zimbabwe held harmonised elections for the Presidency, the National Assembly, the Senate and local authorities. ZESN deployed 7 099 observers to every province and constituency in the country on 31 July 2013, set at the ‘Election Day’. Reports from observers during the election and throughout the entire process, demonstrated [...]

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South Africa regrets unauthorised statements on Zimbabwe

The Presidency has noted with great concern, recent unfortunate statements made on the situation in Zimbabwe, which have been attributed to a member of the technical team supporting the Facilitator, President Jacob Zuma. South Africa was appointed by SADC to assist the Zimbabwean political parties to resolve their differences. The Facilitator, President Jacob Zuma, appointed [...]

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SADC Election Observation Mission Statement

The SADC statement reads in part ‘SADC being one the Guarantors of the Global Political Agreement (GPA) has noted with appreciation the implementation of Article 6 of the GPA which outlines the processes and timeframes leading to the holding of the Referendum’. And concludes that : ‘The Mission is pleased to share its findings and [...]

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