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Southern African Development Community: Ruling on Land Expropriation in Zimbabwe

(Dec. 5, 2008) On November 28, 2008, a ten-member tribunal of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC), which is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana, and comprises 15 Member States, including Zimbabwe, issued a ruling in a landmark case involving a land dispute between the Government of Zimbabwe and 78 white farmers. The Namibia-based tribunal ruled in […]

Southern African Development Community: Model Laws to Combat HIV

(Dec. 2, 2007) The Southern Africa Development Community's (SADC) Parliamentary Forum Standing Committee has initiated the preparation of model laws to complement its member countries' existing measures to combat HIV/AIDS. SADC legislators, lawyers, and health sector representatives from the member states took part in a consultative meeting on the initiative on November 10, 2007. (SADC […]