Govt Denies Swazi Queens' Shopping Spree

The government has denied that three of King Mswati's 13 wives are to take a multimillion-rand shopping trip and vacation to Las Vegas.

  • Swaziland:  Lavish-Spending King Talks On Poverty

    Swazi Media Commentary, 27 July 2012

    In the week that it was revealed that three of his 13 wives are to take a multimillion-rand shopping trip and vacation to Las Vegas, King Mswati III of Swaziland has publicly said ... read more »

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Money matters: In Swaziland political parties are banned and any form of public dissent.

  • Swaziland:  Govt Denies Queens' Shopping Spree

    Swazi Media Commentary, 26 July 2012

    The Swaziland Government has denied that some of King Mswati's 13 wives are to go on a multi-million rand shopping trip and holiday to Las Vegas. read more »

  • Swaziland:  Queens Off On Shopping Spree

    Swazi Media Commentary, 25 July 2012

    Democracy advocates in Swaziland are reporting that several of King Mswati III's 13 wives are going on a multi-million rand shopping trip and vacation to the gambling capital of ... read more »

  • Swaziland:  No Sacrifice From King Mswati (opinion)

    Swazi Media Commentary, 24 July 2012

    Don't expect King Mswati III of Swaziland to follow the example of the Spanish Royal family and take a pay cut to help save the kingdom's economy. read more »