Daily Archives: August 19, 2017

SA vows to build SADC brand

President Jacob Zuma, who has taken over as the chairperson of SADC, intends to grow intra-regional trade, which remains under 20%, and build the regional brand towards diversifying and expanding value chains.

President Zuma took over the chairpersonship of the …

SADC TROIKA MEETS IN TSHWANE DISCUSSING POLITICAL AND SECURITY SITUATION IN REGION

TSHWANE (SOUTH AFRICA), Aug 19 (NNN-SANEWS) — The Extraordinary Summit of the SADC Double Troika, which commences in Tshwane on Friday afternoon, discusses the political and security situation in the region, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation said.

Countries …

Welcome statement by incoming SADC Chairperson, President Jacob Zuma and host of the 37th Ordinary SADC Summit, Pretoria

Your Majesty King Mswati III, Chairperson of SADC,

Your Excellencies, Heads of State and Government,

Ministers and Deputy Ministers,

SADC Executive Secretary,

Members of the media,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am honoured to welcome you to South Africa on the …