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Civil Society Organizations in Southern Africa Concerned about “shrinking civic space”

Aug 30, 2022

Civil society organizations (CSOs) from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region have expressed concern about the decreasing civic space in member nations of the regional bloc. 

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Push Eswatini to Implement “the dialogue”: Christian Leaders to Regional Development Body

Aug 21, 2022

Christian leaders in Eswatini are calling on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to push their government to implement “the dialogue” that was proposed last year to address the political situation in the country.

Logo SADC. Credit: SADC

Southern African Catholic Bishops Request for “Observer Status” at Regional Entity

Jan 3, 2022

Catholic Church leaders within the Interregional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (IMBISA) have petitioned the Southern African Development Community (SADC) for the privilege to participate in the regional entity’s activities.

Members of the Episcopal Conference of Mozambique (CEM). Credit: CEM/Facebook

Despite Wins against Insurgency in Cabo Delgado, Bishops in Mozambique Call for Caution

Nov 15, 2021

Catholic Bishops in Mozambique have, in a collective statement, called for caution and a careful assessment of the security situation in the Southern African nation amid reports that the country is registering wins in the fight against insurgency in the country’s Cabo Delgado Province.

Map showing the troubled region of Cabo Delgado in Mozambique. Credit: Courtesy Photo

Do Not Ignore Mozambique’s Crisis: Malawian Catholic Bishop to President of Regional Body

Sep 27, 2021

The ongoing crisis in the Southern African nation of Mozambique should not be ignored, a Catholic Bishop in Malawi has told the President of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

Bishop José Luis Ponce de León of Eswatini's Manzini Diocese. Credit: Vatican Media

Catholic Bishop of Eswatini’s Manzini Diocese Decries Lack of Closure to Country’s Protest

Sep 7, 2021

The Catholic Bishop of Manzini, the only Diocese in the Kingdom of Eswatini, has expressed concern over the situation of ambiguity in the country following recent pro-democracy protests that turned violent.