Country Broke but Swazi King Flaunts Toys
The Kingdom of Swaziland has spent US$30 million on a second private jet for King Mswati III and is building a luxury conference center to host an eight-day African Union summit. But the finance minister says the kingdom is broke and can't pay public servants' salaries or government suppliers.
Govt Admits It Is Broke
Swazi Media, 15 June 2018
Despite finding US$30 million to buy the kingdom's absolute monarch King Mswati III a second private plane, earmarking E1.5bn (US$125m) this year to build a conference centre and… Read more »
Swaziland flag among curios for sale.
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