Challenges With Free Education in SwazilandA stand-off between educators and the prime minister has resulted in orphans and vulnerable children being refused entry to schools.
Rural pupils fetch water for school.
IPS, 21 January 2011
The new school year opened with hope - and hunger - in Swaziland this week: an estimated 140,000 orphans and vulnerable children are among the small, eager faces in the mountain… Read more »
Swaziland: Free Primary Education, at Last
UNIRIN, 29 January 2010
Free primary school education got off to a rocky start in Swaziland this week, five years after a new constitution mandated that the government foot the bill for the first few… Read more »
Swaziland: Dreams of Free Education Deferred
IPS, 26 January 2010
Ten-year-old Tembuso Magagula sat outside her classroom with her shoulders hunched against the cold today, tears streaming from her eyes. Her long-awaited first day of school had… Read more »