SADC: Mozambique President takes over as chairperson

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has taken over as chairperson of the Southern African Development Community, SADC, during the virtual 40th Heads of State and Government Summit on Monday.

The Mozambican President is taking over from his Tanzania counterpart, John Magafuli.

The new chairperson of the regional bloc has committed to honouring the theme of his tenure: Building Peace and Promoting Development and Resilience in the Face of Global Challenges.

Nyusi says there needs to be improved economic regional integration in order to attain the development desired.