SADC Troika meets in Luanda
Luanda, Luanda – The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Troika is meeting Friday in Luanda, ahead of the opening of the Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the regional organisation,. The meeting is being attended by the presidents of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos, South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Zambia, Michael Sata, and the prime minister of Tanzania, Juno Pindo, including the SADC executive secretary, Tomás Salomão. The Luanda meeting is reviewing matters related to the process of regional integration and includes session of the Troika (Angola, Mozambique and Namibia), of the SADC Council of. Ministers and of the Political, Defence and Security Cooperation Organ. SADC groups Angola, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mauritius, Malaw, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and Mozambique. Seychelles has been suspended from the regional organisation on account of a coup dEtat that disrupted Constitutional order there.