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Southern Africa (Vol 5, 2008)
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Contents Volume 5, 2008.

In several countries, the year was dominated by elections, which differed in terms of their legitimacy. Due to the death of Zambian President Mwanawasa in office and the subsequent ousting of South Africa's President Thabo Mbeki, SADC had three different chairpersons during the year. The sub-regional body, which …

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Melber, Henning, “Southern Africa (Vol 5, 2008)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 02 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2008_COM_0043>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004178113, ISSN: 1871-2525



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