Swazi Girls Caned for Not Dancing for King

Updated: Wed 1 Oct, 05:13 am

More than 30 girls apparently refused to take part in the annual Reed Dance where virgins from all over the kingdom are required to dance topless. read more »

Swaziland King Takes 14th Wife

Updated: Tue 2 Sep, 10:56 am

King Mswati III has taken a 19-year-old former beauty pageant contestant as his newest wife shortly after thousands of girls participated in the kingdom's annual Umhlanga or Reed Dance. read more »

Swaziland: Jailed Journalists Up for Award

Updated: Wed 1 Oct, 05:02 am

More than 50 trade unions and civil society organisations from across the world have joined to nominate two jailed Swaziland journalists for a human rights award. read more »