Kingdom of Eswatini urged to convene an urgent national dialogue


The Kingdom of Eswatini is urged to convene an urgent national dialogue.

The two-day Extraordinary Summit of the SADC Organ Troika wants talks to be held in a calm and peaceful environment.

The call by the Organ Troika comes amid rising acts of sporadic violence in Eswatini, with all sides blaming one another.

In recent days, a prominent opposition leader and chairperson of the multi-stakeholder forum, Thulani Rudolf Maseko was gunned down.

SADC Organ Troika tasks Secretariat to prepare an updated report of SADC Mission in Mozambique


The SADC Organ Troika has tasked the Secretariat with preparing an updated report of the SADC Mission in Mozambique.

This is contained in a statement released by the Presidency following the closed-door meeting of Presidents Hage Geingob, Cyril Ramaphosa and Hakainde Hichilema in Lesotho's capital Maseru on Friday.

According to the statement, the Troika leaders also discussed the status of the SADC Force Intervention Brigade in the Democratic Republic of Congo and resolved to hold consultations with authorities in that country.