Swazi Pensioners Slam 'Looting' as King Mswati III Gets New Plane

Public service pensioners have marched through the streets of Mbabane to protest alleged government plans to 'loot' their pension funds. This comes after King Mswati III took delivery of an Airbus, his second private jet, writes Richard Rooney for Swazi Media Commentary.



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    Swazi Media, 18 April 2018

    King Mswati III the absolute ruler of impoverished Swaziland took delivery of his second private jet on Friday amid secrecy about the true cost of its purchase. Read more »

  • Swaziland:   Pensioners March to Stop 'Looting'

    Swazi Media, 18 April 2018

    Public service pensioners marched through the streets of the Swaziland capital on Tuesday (17 April 2018) to protest at plans by the unelected government to 'loot' their pension… Read more »

Swazi Observer photograph of King Mswati’s A340-300 Airbus at King Mswati III International Airport in Swaziland.

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