Economic Crisis Continues in Swaziland


Despite economic reforms that have been made to boost the struggling economy, the nation remains poverty-stricken.

File photo: Swaziland Protests in London

Documents

  • Swaziland:  Swazi Police Break Up Prayer Meeting

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 18 February 2013

    In Swaziland it is usually sensible to ignore the words of those in power, especially when they are preaching peace and dialogue, and concentrate on their deeds. read more »

  • Swaziland:  'Times' Lies Over Economic Recovery

    Swazi Media Commentary, 7 February 2013

    The Times of Swaziland newspaper and the kingdom's Finance Minister Majozi Sithole have combined to mislead the Swazi people about the state of the economy. read more »

  • Swaziland:  Impossible to Cut Poverty

    Swazi Media Commentary, 6 February 2013

    Swaziland's economy is still in dire straits despite a U$800m cash windfall received by the government this year from the Southern African Customs Union. read more »

  • Swaziland:  Divided Opposition Leaves Mswati Smiling

    Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, 4 February 2013

    The anchor and strength of all undemocratic regimes, particularly in Africa, is financial muscle used to either thwart or incorporate all threats. To that end, the cash flow crisis ... read more »