Swaziland Newswire (Page 3)

Swaziland Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Swaziland. (Page 3)

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  1. Swaziland: What happens when a country changes its nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | BBC News

    The prospect of changing a country's name may seem like a rather daunting undertaking, but not for the king of Swaziland. King Mswati III declared the country will now be known as the Kingdom of eSwatini in part, he says, to avoid foreigners confusing it with Switzerland.

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  2. Swaziland king changes country's name to Kingdom of eSwatiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Al Jazeera

    The declaration by King Mswati III on Thursday was made during celebrations marking the monarch's birthday as well as 50 years of independence "I would like to announce that Swaziland will now revert to its original name," the king said at a packed sports stadium in Manzini, the country's second city, AFP news agency reported. "African countries on getting independence reverted to their ancient names before they were colonised.

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  3. .com | King renames Swaziland as 'eSwatini'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | News24

    The king of Swaziland, one of the world's few absolute monarchs, announced on Thursday that his country had changed its name to eSwatini to mark 50 years since independence from British rule. Meaning "place of the Swazi", eSwatini is the Swazi language name for the tiny nation landlocked between South Africa and Mozambique.

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  4. Swaziland king renames country 'the Kingdom of eSwatini'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | BBC News

    The king, known as Ngwenyama or "the lion", is known for his many wives and for his adherence to traditional dress. The BBC's Nomsa Maseko in Swaziland says the announcement of the name change has angered some in the country, who believe the king should focus more on the nation's sluggish economy.

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  5. China's live fire drill a 'red line' in Taiwan StraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | The Age

    ... Taiwan Strait since Tsai took office. Tsai left for her first official visit to Africa a day earlier, arriving in Swaziland, one of the few nations to offer Taiwan diplomatic recognition. She presented King Mswati III with five cows. Taiwan's ...

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  6. Taiwan Works to Keep Tiny Swaziland On Its SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Voice of America

    ... as billions of dollars in Chinese investment have flowed into the continent. But the tiny African kingdom of Swaziland says it welcomes Taiwan's president, Tsai Ing-wen, as she makes her first visit to the landlocked kingdom that is one of Taiwan's ...

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  7. Taiwan President Tsai to review projects during Africa tripRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | The Standard

    Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen left today for a four-day, three-night visit to Swaziland, her first trip to Africa since assuming office in May 2016. When Tsai's charter flight took off, Hsinchu Air Base scrambled four Mirage 2000 fighters to escort it for about 20 minutes from Taoyuan to Hengchun, Pingtung County.

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  8. Swaziland:Police 'Spy' At Mandela MemorialRead the original story

    Friday Apr 13 | AllAfrica.com

    Police officers, some of them plain clothed, infiltrated a memorial service in Swaziland for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. They were there to watch political activists who had gathered in her memory.

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  9. .com | Clashes as Swaziland marks 50 years of independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | News24

    Police fired rubber bullets at protesters in Swaziland on Friday while they marched against worsening living conditions and the cost of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the absolute monarchy. More than 2 000 people took to the streets to take part in a rare demonstration organised by Trade Union Congress of Swaziland in the administrative capital Mbabane.

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  10. Fears that Swaziland's government is listening in on cellphone callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | Iol.co.za

    A member of Parliament in Swaziland, Mjuluko Dlamini, this week told the House of Assembly that people in the kingdom were scared to communicate on their cellphones because they feared the government was listening to their conversations. The Times of Swaziland, the only independent daily newspaper in the kingdom, reported that the MP's remarks on Monday came amid rumours the state was now able to listen in on cellphone conversations.

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  11. .com | Top Africa stories: Algeria, Zim independence, Swazi kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | News24

    ... officials and war veterans to operate throughout rural voting constituencies, reports the Zimbabwe Independent . Swaziland's government has reportedly denied claims that it bought a fleet of BMW 740i vehicles worth $7.5 million ahead of King Mswati ...

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  12. India, Zambia ink 4 agreementsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Newkerala.com

    ... reception. President Kovind is on a three-nation state visit to the African countries - Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia - from April 7 to 12. On Sunday, he wrapped up the first-ever visit of an Indian head to Equatorial Guinea, where, ...

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  13. .com | Swazi govt 'denies buying luxury cars worth $7.5m for king Mswati's birthday bash'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | News24

    Swaziland's government has reportedly denied claims that it bought a fleet of BMW 740i vehicles worth $7.5 million ahead of King Mswati III's birthday next week. A report by SABC said that Swaziland was set to mark the king's birthday and the 50th anniversary of the country's independence from Great Britain on April 19 in the so-called 50/50 Celebration.

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  14. Noida-based co. builds IT park, unveiled by President Kovind in SwazilandRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | The Times of India

    NOIDA: President of India Ramnath Kovind and Prime Minister of Swaziland Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini unveiled Royal Science and Technology Innovation Park in Phocweni, Swaziland on Tuesday. The park has been constructed by a leading Noida-based Engineering Procurement and Construction Company - Angelique International Limited .

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  15. One of 15 Wives of Swaziland King Found Dead, Suffered from DepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Al Bawaba

    One of the wives of the polygamous king of Swaziland has been found dead at his private palace after reportedly taking her own life. The body of Senteni Masango, 37, was discovered on Friday afternoon amid reports she had been suffering from depression having not been allowed to attend her sister's funeral.

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  16. President Kovind arrives in Lusaka, accorded ceremonial receptionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Newkerala.com

    ... reception. President Kovind is on a three-nation state visit to the African countries-Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia from April 7 to 12. On Sunday, he wrapped up the first-ever visit of an Indian head to Equatorial Guinea, where, President ...

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  17. President Ram Nath Kovind: India will become a superpowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    President Kovind, who is on a three-nation state visit to the African countries-Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia from April 7 to 12, earlier on Tuesday arrived along with First Lady Savita Kovind President Ram Nath Kovind receives the order of lion from Swaziland King Mswati III at Lozitha Palace in Swaziland, Shikhuphe on Monday. Pic/PTI Lusaka : President Ram Nath Kovind said on Tuesday that that India will become a superpower if the economy continues to grow at the current pace.

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  18. Swaziland denies buying luxury cars worth $7.5m for King's birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Iol.co.za

    Swaziland's Ministry of Public Works and Transport Principal Secretary Makhosini Mndawe has denied that the government bought a fleet of cars worth $7.5 million ahead of King Mswati III's 50th birthday, Richard Rooney from Swazimedia.blogspot reported. Swaziland marks the King's birthday and the 50th anniversary of Independence from Great Britain on 19 April 2018 in the so-called 50/50 Celebration.

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  19. Wife of Swazi king commits suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 10 | Vanguard

    ... It soon emerged she had a record for truancy, poor grades and she was a high-school dropout and a rebel. In Swaziland, tens of thousands of unmarried and childless girls and women travel from the various chiefdoms to participate in the eight-day ...

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  20. India, Swaziland sign 2 agreement on health, Visa waiverRead the original story

    Monday Apr 9 | Newkerala.com

    Swaziland [Africa], April 9 : India and Swaziland have signed two agreements in the field of Health and Medicine and Visa department on Monday. One of the agreement deals with granting of the visa waiver for the diplomats and officials holding relevant passports while the other is to ensure cooperation in the field of health and medicine.

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