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SADC Ministers in Pretoria to review political and security situation

General News SADC Ministers in Pretoria to review political and security situation

Harry Kalaba
Harry Kalaba
SADC Ministers in charge of Defence, Foreign Affairs and Public Security have converged in Pretoria, South Africa to discuss strategies aimed at promoting peace and security in the region.

Zambia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Harry Kalaba is expected in Pretoria today to attend the 17th Meeting of the Ministerial Committee on Politics, Defence and Security cooperation (MCO) which opens tomorrow.

The meeting which takes place annually will review the political and security situation during the past one year with the view of addressing challenges that may threaten peace and security in the region.

Army Commander Paul Mihova and Inspector General of Police Stella Libongani are also in Pretoria to attend the same meeting.

Senior officials from SADC countries had a three day meeting to prepare and adopt an agenda which the Ministers will discuss during their two day meeting.

South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Maite Nkoana- Mashabane will officially open the meeting for the Ministers tomorrow.

This is according to a statement made available to ZANIS by Ministry of Foreign Affairs Public Relations Officer Dorcas Ilunga- Chileshe today.


  1. A Whip in One Hand and a Bible in the Other:

    Forget what you have learned, and learn what you have never been taught!

    Things You Never Knew About Slaves and Christianity

    • Is Zambian defense minister Edgar attending too, how can he miss such a meeting when he is one who told us about the tension in North Western provinces?

  2. One problem we have in Africa is we are quick to agree and sign documents without studying them first. I only hope things they agree on will, indeed, be implemented.

  3. @heart&soul ninshi ulelanda kanshi? post clear things coz there is no bible discusion at the meeting its all about security mwana stop halucinating,the only worry is army commander and inspector general ar busy making allowance about 2days ago they were in mozambique and flew straight to south africa the chaps are busy making money coz they fear they might not be in office after 2016

  4. Kalaba is really so excited about international travel! Minister of Foreign Affairs doesn’t entail foreign gallivanting only – sometimes leave it for your PS or deputy bwana. Same applies to your boss! Namunfwa!

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