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:   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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