Swaziland Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Media workers protest against working conditions at king's newspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | Newstime Africa

    Members of the Media Workers Union of Swaziland have gathered near the offices of the Swazi Observer for several days to protest low wages, management intimidation and poor working conditions. The union was barred from holding an actual picket by Swaziland's High Court.

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  2. SADC Summit urged to bar Zimbabwe from implementing destructive economic policiesRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2016 | ZWNews.com

    As preparations for the Southern Africa Development Community summit to be held in Swaziland gathers momentum, civil societies in Zimbabwe have once again urged this forthcoming high-level meeting to stop the government from enacting destructive economic policies, as this can harm citizens' food security, livelihoods and endanger trade in the region. The 36th SADC Heads of States and Government Summit will take place in Mbabane from 30 to 31 August 2016 under the chairmanship of host head of state and incoming chairperson of the regional body, King Mswati III.

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  3. Swaziland: Redrawing What It Means to Be a ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The 300 or so pictures of "the ideal man" drawn by boys joining a male-mentoring charity in Swaziland are almost always the same. They depict a solitary and solemn figure who appears domineering - on his land, drinking and wearing traditional dress.

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  4. Japan still has a monarch. Who else does?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    ... in power as well. Further afield, the tiny east Asian nation of Brunei has a sultan, while King Mswati III rules Swaziland in Africa. So does young King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan, a small country in the Himalayas, who's only been on ...

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  5. Japan isn't the only country with a monarch. There are 42 othersRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2016 | GantDaily.com

    ... in power as well. Further afield, the tiny east Asian nation of Brunei has a sultan, while King Mswati III rules Swaziland in Africa. So does young King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan, a small country in the Himalayas, who's only been on ...

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  6. Southern Africa: Is King Mswati III Fit For SADC Chair?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Political and workers' leaders in Botswana have said King Mswati III of Swaziland should not take the chair of SADC later this month , because he is a 'dictator' in his own kingdom. The King is due to hold the chair of the Southern Africa Development Community because each of the 15 countries in SADC take it in turn.

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  7. Krejcir up for R7.6m Swazi bank fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    Charges against Radovan Krejcir piled up on Thursday when he was charged alongside three other people for alleged involvement in a money-laundering scheme that defrauded the Central Bank of Swaziland of almost R7.6 million. This was after an investigation started in 2013 by the SAPS peaked on Thursday when prominent Gauteng businessmen Nico Oosthuizen, Mahendren Munsamy and a third man, Keith Bain, handed themselves over to the police.

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  8. Southern Africa: Swazi King Prepares Lavish SADC Summit As Population StarvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The next SADC summit takes place in Swaziland in August - at great cost to the Swazi taxpayer. The money would be better spent on providing desperately needed food for the country's long-suffering population.

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  9. Swaziland: UK Unions Back Swazi Rights CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Over the past 18 months, Action for Southern Africa has received support from UNISON to build international support for human rights and democracy in Swaziland, the UK Trades Union Congress reported. ACTSA organised and hosted a visit to the UK by Vincent Ncongwane, the then Secretary General of the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland , in March 2015.

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  10. Eternal vigilance is the price of libertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... to South Africa brought me in contact with citizens of both the Republic of Zimbabwe and the Kingdom of Swaziland whose tales of horror of political persecution in the name of civil prosecution at the hands of political police were simply ...

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  11. Last absolute monarch takes reins of SADCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    King of Swaziland Mswati III. His country continues to operate under massive fiscal indiscipline, corruption and the lavish lifestyles of the royal family, while the rest of the population lives below the poverty line, the writer says.

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  12. Exercising vigilance, preserving democracyJul. 19, 2016, 7:42 PM AstRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Trinadad Express

    ... to South Africa brought me in contact with citizens of both the Republic of Zimbabwe and the Kingdom of Swaziland, whose tales of horror of political persecution in the name of civil prosecution at the hands of political police were simply ...

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  13. Mswati III as SADC chair will 'institutionalise dictatorship'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    The prospect of Swaziland's King Mswati III becoming chairperson of the South African Development Community was worrisome as such an appointment would institutionalise dictatorship across the region, the Swaziland Solidarity Network said in a statement on Monday. The SSN, in conjunction with the People's United Democratic Movement , held a seminar last week to discuss the concerns around such an appointment which it said had the potential to cast a shadow over the region's future and wellbeing.

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  14. .com | King Mswati gets a new 'toy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | News24

    Mbabane - King Mswati III has a "new" jet with space for his 13 wives as well as his unknown number of children, their minders, his chefs and all of his bodyguards. The Airbus A340-300, which previously belonged to China Airlines in Taiwan, has enough range to fly directly from Swaziland to Taiwan, Netwerk24 reported.

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  15. Swaziland: King 'To Blame' for Women's InequalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    King Mswati III, the absolute monarch in Swaziland, is one of the main reasons why women in the kingdom remain oppressed, a new report has concluded. ACTSA reported that despite claims that Swaziland was a modern country, 'the reality is, despite pledges and commitments, women continue to suffer discrimination, are treated as inferior to men, and are denied rights.'

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  16. Swaziland's King Mswati III as SADC chair will 'institutionalise dictatorship'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Mail & Guardian

    The prospect of Swaziland's King Mswati III becoming chairperson of the South African Development Community was worrisome as such an appointment would institutionalise dictatorship across the region, the Swaziland Solidarity Network said in a statement on Monday. The SSN, in conjunction with the People's United Democratic Movement , held a seminar last week to discuss the concerns around such an appointment which it said had the potential to cast a shadow over the region's future and wellbeing.

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  17. .com | Swazi queens on lavish holiday while drought cripples countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | News24

    Florida - At least three of King Mswati III of Swaziland's wives were on holiday in Orlando, Florida last week with an entourage of more than 100, Netwerk24 reported. The cost of this holiday was equivalent to the drought relief that the US was currently providing to the drought-stricken country - R14 million.

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  18. What a Trip:Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Where, when, why: I went to Swaziland for eight days. I am a big fan of African and world music, and went to Swaziland to attend the MTN Bushfire Festival , which has a reputation for being one of the best music festivals in Africa.

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  19. Swaziland: Swazi King Set to Get 375-Seater JetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    King Mswati III of Swaziland seems set to take delivery of a 375-seater private jet, if reports circulating in aviation circles on the Internet are correct. The plane, an Airbus A340-300, is reportedly in Hamburg for cabin interior fitting.

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  20. Swaziland: Swazi King Backs His House SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    King Mswati III, the absolute monarch of Swaziland, has ordered members of parliament to return to their duties after they quit the House of Assembly in a dispute over the House Speaker, Themba Msibi. MPs had decided to close parliament in protest about what they saw as Msibi's poor performance of his job.

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