Swazi King in 'Almost Absolute Control'

The political crisis in the country continues after a vote of no-confidence in the Swazi Government was passed and then reversed 12 days later, with accusations that some members were either threatened or bribed to support reversing the vote, reports Swazi Media Commentary.

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    Swazi Media Commentary, 22 October 2012

    The on-going political crisis in Swaziland shows 'the king continues to enjoy almost absolute control over the country,' Freedom House has said. read more »

King Mswati III of Swaziland.

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