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Region marks SADC Day

joseph kabila outgoing sadc chair.jpgAugust 17 is SADC Day.

In his SADC Day message at the 30th Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government in Windhoek, Namibia, outgoing chairperson, DRC President Joseph Kabila hailed the organisation’s successes in overcoming major challenges, restoring peace and achieving national reconciliation in member states.


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Deals sealed at Expo

china-zim coroperation at shanghai expo.jpgRepresentatives of various sectors from Zimbabwe who participated at the Shanghai Expo say the world exposition presented an opportunity to market the country’s investment potential to the over 190 countries which were participating at the grand event.

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Women’s bank on the cards


deputy prime minister thokozani khuphe 16-08-10.jpgDeputy Prime Minister, Thokozani Khupe says plans for setting up a women’s bank which will enable women to access loans without stringent requirements for collateral are at an advanced stage and a financial literacy module to educate women on how to effectively use their finances is going to be launched next month.

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President in Namibia for SADC summit

president departs for namibia sadc summit 150810.jpgThe Head of State and Government and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, President Robert Mugabe is in Namibia to attend the 30th Ordinary Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government that is centred on fostering and expediting regional integration.


The summit, which is being held under the theme ‘‘Towards Regional Integration’’ comes amid concerns over the slow pace of regional integration.


Issues to be looked at include the role of the Customs Union, the decision to hold tripartite meetings between COMESA, SADC and the East African community as well as the SADC Free Trade area.


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