President Rupiah Banda will take up the chair of the Defence and Security organ of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the Watchdog understands.
It has emerged that the decision was made during the meeting of the same organ held between 21-23 July 2010 in the Mozambican capital Maputo
And Namibian President, Hifikepunye Pohamba is expected to assume the chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) when Namibia hosts the 30th Ordinary SADC Heads of State and Government Summit on August 16 and 17 in Windhoek.
On August 16 and 17, Namibia will host the 30th Southern African Development Community (SADC) Summit in Windhoek. President Hifikepunye Pohamba is expected to take over the chairmanship of the regional body from President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).