Swaziland Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. .com | Top Africa stories: Zuma, Grace Mugabe, DRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | News24

    The MDC says Zimbabwe's international image has been tarnished by Grace Mugabe's alleged assault, and Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has been released from prison and treason charges against him have been dropped. Pretoria President Jacob Zuma , will this weekend take over the rotating chairmanship of the Southern African Development Community from Swaziland's King Mswati III According to Zimbabwe's state owned Herald newspaper, the regional summit would focus on how public-private partnerships could be harnessed to drive forward the industrialisation agenda of the regional bloc.

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  2. .com | Zuma to take over SADC chairmanship from Swaziland's Mswati IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | News24

    Pretoria President Jacob Zuma , will this weekend take over the rotating chairmanship of the Southern African Development Community from Swaziland's King Mswati III According to Zimbabwe's state owned Herald newspaper, the regional summit would focus on how public-private partnerships could be harnessed to drive forward the industrialisation agenda of the regional bloc. The summit was expected to run under the theme: "Partnering with the private sector in developing industry and regional value chains".

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  3. Southern Africa: SADC, EU Launch Implementation of Trade ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... adjustment and competition policy. In his remarks, Minister of Commerce, Industry and Trade of the Kingdom of Swaziland, Jabulani Mabuza, thanked the EU for the tireless support rendered to SADC Member States in the promotion of regional integration ...

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  4. Southern Africa: 'SADC Has a Story to Tell'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... At the summit, South African President Jacob Zuma will assume the rotating SADC chair from King Mswati III of Swaziland. Prior to the SADC Summit, there will be meetings of senior officials, followed by the Council of Ministers and a Double Troika ...

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  5. Industrialisation to take centre stage at #37thSADCSummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    ... Summit....the report on the outcomes of the Ministerial Retreat on "the SADC we want", which was held in Ezulwini, Swaziland, in March 2017 and the progress on the development of the Implementation Plan and Roadmap," she said. The Council will also ...

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  6. Ramaphosa to meet officials, opposition in LesothoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    ... on constitutional and security sector reforms." The SADC Extraordinary Summit that took place in the Kingdom of Swaziland, in March, mandated Ramaphosa, supported by the Oversight Committee, to conduct a multi-stakeholder national dialogue with the ...

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  7. Swaziland and the annual reed danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Easily one of the more important ceremonies to take place in the Kingdom of Swaziland, the annual reed dance attracts it's fair share of tourists to the small southern african nation. One of Swaziland's most known activities, Umhlanga has often been met with interesting reactions that feel that the customs violate the rights of women.

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  8. Swaziland: Confirmed - End of Swazi AirwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The national airline in Swaziland that was created with fanfares and claims it would serve routes across Africa has closed down and all 23 employees have been retrenched. Confirmation of the closure and staff redundancies came through the Ministry of Labour and Social Security First Quarter Performance report, which was tabled in the House of Assembly.

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  9. Africa: 'Africa Must Take Part in Liberating Swaziland,' Says GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The the Swaziland Solidarity Network has challenged African social movements and governments to support the struggle for democracy in Swaziland, ahead of an "International Solidarity for the Democratisation of Swaziland" conference on Saturday. In an interview with News24, SSN spokesperson Lucky Lukhele called on the continent to be in the forefront to call for the reforms in Africa's last absolute monarch.

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  10. .com | 'Africa must take part in liberating Swaziland,' says groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | News24

    The the Swaziland Solidarity Network has challenged African social movements and governments to support the struggle for democracy in Swaziland, ahead of an "International Solidarity for the Democratisation of Swaziland" conference on Saturday. In an interview with News24, SSN spokesperson Lucky Lukhele called on the continent to be in the forefront to call for the reforms in Africa's last absolute monarch.

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  11. IAS 2017: New HIV Infections Halved in 5 Years as Treatment Scales Up in SwazilandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | HIV and Hepatitis

    New HIV infections have been cut in half in Swaziland since 2011, at the same time as the proportion of people on antiretroviral treatment with fully suppressed viral load has doubled, according to a report at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science this week in Paris. It is the first direct evidence that expanding HIV treatment results in fewer HIV infections in a country with a major epidemic, researchers said.

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  12. Velephi Okello of the Swaziland Ministry of Health at IAS 2017 in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | POZ

    A huge push to increase testing and treatment of HIV in hard-hit Swaziland has apparently been a phenomenal success, doubling the proportion of the HIV population that has a fully suppressed virus while cutting in half the infection rate in only five years. This finding underscores the considerable power that expanding successful HIV treatment likely has on reducing new cases of the virus.

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  13. Swaziland survey shows impressive progress in confronting the HIV epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Key findings from the second Swaziland HIV Incidence Measurement Survey, SHIMS2, reveal impressive progress in confronting the HIV epidemic in the country. Results show a doubling in population viral load suppression since 2011 and a decrease by nearly half in the rate of new HIV infections.

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  14. UNAIDS congratulates Kingdom of Swaziland on achieving over 73% viral ...Read the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    New study shows results delivered thanks to focused efforts in collaboration with United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief MBABANE/GENEVA, 24 July 2017- UNAIDS congratulates the Kingdom of Swaziland on the findings of the Swaziland HIV Incidence Measurement Survey announced by Prime Minister Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini today in Mbabane, Swaziland that 73% of the adult population aged 15 years and older are virally suppressed-76% of adult women and 68% of adult men. The survey, part of the Public Health Impact Assessments , was conducted with funding from United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief .

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  15. How Swaziland is tackling HIV head onRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The Kingdom of Swaziland, the country worst-affected by HIV on the planet, has made monumental gains in the fight against AIDS in the past five years. Picture: Jason Lee/Reuters Picture: REUTERS/Jason Lee The Kingdom of Swaziland, the country worst-affected by HIV on the planet, has made monumental gains in the fight against AIDS in the past five years.

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  16. Swaziland: new infections halved in five years as HIV treatment scales upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Aidsmap

    ... with information on formulation, dosing, key side-effects and food restrictions. New HIV infections have halved in Swaziland since 2011 at the same time as the proportion of people on antiretroviral treatment with fully suppressed viral load has ...

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  17. Swaziland: Foreigners Barred From BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Foreigners will be barred from operating 31 types of businesses in Swaziland if the unelected government in the kingdom gets its way. The acting Minister of Commerce, Industry and Trade Phiwayinkhosi Mabuza introduced a proposed Reservation of Certain Trades and Businesses for Swazi Citizens Regulations 2017 to the Swazi Parliament.

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  18. Southern Africa: SADC Strategises On Post-2020 Development AgendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of the United Nations and increasing financial instability. According to SADC chairperson King Mswati III of Swaziland, the intention is to set in motion a development agenda that takes into account the dynamics of events and issues affecting not ...

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  19. Southern Africa: South Africa's ANC Wants SADC Swazi Rights ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    South Africa's African National Congress has called for Swaziland to be investigated by SADC for abuse of human rights. King Mswati III rules Swaziland as sub-Saharan Africa's last absolute monarch.

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  20. Southern Africa: SADC Seeks Investment in EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Southern Africa will soon convene a special conference to present its multi-billion-dollar energy infrastructure development plan to potential funders. SADC Council of Ministers chairperson, Prince Hlangusemphi of the Kingdom of Swaziland said the investors' conference is one of the issues approved by the Council which met ahead of a SADC Extraordinary Summit in Mbabane.

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