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October 24

  • Swaziland: King's 'Abduction' of Schoolgirl

    The case of Swaziland's King Mswati III's alleged abduction of an 18-year-old schoolgirl to be his bride has resurfaced in the kingdom 12 years after the event as a local newspaper... Read more »



October 21



October 20

  • Swaziland: Jailed Editor Wins Freedom Award [opinion]

    Bheki Makhubu, the Swaziland editor jailed for two years for publishing articles critical of judges has won the Press Freedom Award at the CNN / Multichoice journalism awards. Read more »



October 16

  • Swaziland: Swazi Police Ban Unions March

    Police in Swaziland have banned a proposed march by trade unionists against the government's banning of their federation saying it is not in the 'interest of security, peace and... Read more »



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October 06

  • Swaziland: King's Editor Attacks Chief Justice

    The editor of a Swaziland newspaper in effect owned by King Mswati III has written an attack on the kingdom's Chief Justice after he issued a directive relating to the Swazi Royal... Read more »

  • Swaziland: Human Rights Turmoil in Swaziland

    An editor and a human rights journalist were jailed in Swaziland for two years after writing and publishing articles in a tiny-circulation magazine critical of the kingdom's... Read more »



October 05

  • Swaziland: Ambassador's UN Role Over-Stated

    Swaziland's Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini misled the media when he said that the kingdom's Ambassador to the United Nations was now 'the vice-president' for the UN General... Read more »

  • Swaziland: King and Army Have Own Airport

    Swaziland's King Mswati III will continue to use the Matsapha Airport for his private jet, even though his subjects have been forced to use a newly-opened airport in a wilderness... Read more »



October 01

  • Swaziland: Massive Spend On Bullet-Proof Cars

    The US$1.7 million that the Swaziland Government has spent on BMW cars for government ministers and top officials is only part of massive spending on motor vehicles in recent... Read more »



September 29



September 28

  • Swaziland: Girls Caned for Not Dancing for King

    More than 30 girls were thrashed because they did not dance half naked in front of Swaziland's King Mswati III. They were beaten so badly some needed treatment from paramedics. Read more »

  • Swaziland: Cars Come Before Dying Children

    Just months after the Swaziland Government said it could not afford to buy life-saving drugs to prevent Swazi children dying from diarrhoea, it has spent US$1.7 million on top of... Read more »



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