Africa's Game of Thrones
Imagine a mountainous kingdom at the edge of a lush, tropical continent, where one house has clung to power for hundreds of years.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Swaziland: King's Defiant Subjects 'Will Burn'
King Mswati III's right-hand man has told a community they 'will burn' if they continue to defy instructions from the King.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
King won't share spotlight with Jesus
Not willing to have his birthday upstaged by the weekend observations of Easter, King Mswati III has decreed that the celebration of his 46th birthday will be postponed five days so a proper national holiday in his honour can be held.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Coffee Talk: Harry Belafonte and MLK Estate Settle Lawsuit
Harry Belafonte and the Martin Luther King Jr. estate have settled a lawsuit that will allow Belafonte to keep several documents that he received during his friendship with Dr. King.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Harry Belafonte to keep Martin Luther King documents after court decision
Harry Belafonte , a famed singer and activist will keep three of Martin Luther King 's documents now that a court has made a decision regarding an ongoing battle between Belafonte and the King estate.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Lake Country Sun
Testimony begins Tuesday in Nichols murder trial
Testimony began Tuesday in the trial of Nathan Luke Nichols, 23, accused of murder in the death of Carolyn K. Veach and James S. King III on Jan. 3, 2013, when his vehicle collided head on with the PT Cruiser driven by Veach on FM 2201 east of Santo.
Mail & Guardian
Swaziland editor, lawyer re-arrested
A judge has ordered that a warrant of arrest be issued to the "Nation" editor Thulani Maseko and lawyer Thulani Maseko, who were released on Sunday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Swaziland: Public Banned From King's New Airport
The Swazi public have been banned from visiting the new King Mswati III Airport in Swaziland in case they wear out floor tiles in the passenger lounge.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Swaziland: Ambassadors Support Jailed Writers
The European Union Ambassador to Swaziland Nicole Bellomo and the US Ambassador to Swaziland Makila James both visited the High Court on Friday in solidarity with the magazine editor Bheki Makhubu and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko who have been jailed on remand after writing articles critical of Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi and the Swazi ... (more)
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Swaziland: Social Media First With the News
Social media in Swaziland are beating mainstream media to the punch in the coverage of the arrest and jailing of a magazine editor and a human rights lawyer.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Swaziland: Editor Is a Secret Security Risk - Govt
The Swaziland Government says it has to put Bheki Makhubu, the magazine editor charged with contempt of court, in leg-irons because he is a 'security risk'.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Swaziland: Justice, Political System Go on Trial
In Swaziland a magazine editor and a human rights lawyer are sitting in jail awaiting trial on 'contempt of court' charges.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Voice of America
Swaziland Unveils New International Airport
King of Swaziland Mswati III and one of his 13 wives disembark from a plane after arriving at Katunayake International airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 13, 2012.