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.
Swaziland flag among curios for sale.
The Observer reported that the king's cake "comprised of 52 layers and it was white and gold and part of the decoration on it was the silver number 50" - and he wore a blue suit ... Read more »