The SADC summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, concludes on Sunday following a key language announcement and a commitment to industrialisation of the region.
The outgoing Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) – president Hage Geingob of Namibia – has announced that Kiswahili will be one of the official languages in the SADC bloc.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli has invited more South African businesses to invest in his country.
Tanzanian police on Tuesday denied they had kidnapped a prominent journalist from his doorstep, saying the outspoken critic of President John Magufuli had been detained for questioning over his citizenship.
A Tanzanian journalist awarded a prestigious prize for press freedom said Wednesday he hoped the recognition will “lift the corner of the veil” on the plight of reporters in his homeland.