Southern African Development Community

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Southern African Development Community

An international organization that promotes economic development and integration for 15 countries in southern Africa. It encourages regional trade, common security measures and coordination on health policy, among other things. It was established in 1980 as the Southern African Development Coordination Conference and took its current name in 1992.
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Khanyi and Sam will have to leave South Africa in the coming months, and travel for a few weeks before returning for 90 days under the South African Development Community Treaty.
'Kenya's main exports to South Africa - which include tea, soda ash, cut flowers, avocado, detergents, processed cashew and macadamia nuts - face tariffs and levies which make them noncompetitive compared to those from the South African Development Community member countries."
A new government, elected in June, is implementing recommendations by the South African Development Community (SADC) after a political crisis in 2014.
With the participation of over 120 delegates (including 11 cabinet ministers) and 27 Anglophone and Lusophone Sub-Saharan African countries, the event brings together senior decision-makers including Patrick Dlamini, CEO of DBSA; South Africa's Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, Executive Secretary, South African Development Community (SADC), Stergomena Lawrence Tax; and Hartwig Schafer, Vice President of the World Bank.
Africa currently has several economic blocs, including the East African Community, the South African Development Community, and the Economic Community of Central African States.
President Mugabe attended a South African Development Community summit in Pretoria on Saturday, but his 52-year-old wife was not there or part of his delegation.
He has urged exporters to capitalise on the opportunities presented within the current South African Development Community (SADC)-EPA environment.
As she had done often in the months leading up to the nomination deadline, she evaded the question, jokily remarking that her nominating body, the South African Development Community, had not submitted her nomination.
The 2,600km gas pipeline will run from Rovuma Basin in northern Mozambique to South Africa's Gauteng province, where there will likely be offtakes for others in the South African Development Community -- Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Angola and Malawi to name a few.
The South African Development Community says that Zimbabwe's staple maize crop of 742,000 tons is down 53 percent from 2014-2015.
Joey Zheng, regional director to Suntech's Africa and South Asia markets, said, 'The opening of a local warehouse in Cape Town will allow Suntech to increase its sales capacity in South Africa, and in the South African Development Community, which serves as a free trade zone.
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