This SADC Barometer focus on the elections in the SADC states and contains the following articles: SA Elections: A Blueprint for SADC? Electoral Norms and Standards. More Women in Politics. Red and Green Cards for SADC.This article explores two critical indicators of governance - voice and accountability, and control of corruption - in two very different SADC member states: Angola, which although it has acceded to the APRM has a history of civil war and poor governance; and Botswana, which has refused to join the APRM but is considered to be the best-governed country in Africa. Civil Society in Peace and Security Apparatus. SADC in the Public Mind. Awareness of SADC is linked strongly to both education level and access to radio and newspapers.