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Nellie Bowles

Nellie Bowles

    Swaziland's Ngwenya mine extracts its ore and exacts its price
    Swaziland's Ngwenya mine extracts its ore and exacts its price
    Park guide Wiseman Dlamini will talk for hours about the 42 000-year-old Ngwenya mine, but point to the fresh-tilled earth and pipe spilling...
    Healers fill Swaziland medical gap
    Healers fill Swaziland medical gap
    Nurse Sonto Magagula locks the Horo Clinic and heads to a clean thatched-roof rondavel nearby. After
    Aids orphans take charge
    Aids orphans take charge
    Orphaned by HIV/Aids-related illnesses at the ages of six and seven, Tandeka and Njabulo have looked after each other for 10 years. ...
    The right royal revolt of Swaziland's artists
    The right royal revolt of Swaziland's artists
    Prison warden Mesuli Mamba ­collects scraps lying along the red-dirt roads of Mbabane in Swaziland. "My friends thought I was crazy making...
    Galleries fuelling Swazi's creative fire
    Galleries fuelling Swazi's creative fire
    Five new galleries are shaping Swaziland's art boom. While all explore the basic issues of the small mountain nation -- class division, a crumbling...
    Mesuli Mamba: Prison warden collage artist
    Mesuli Mamba: Prison warden collage artist
    Mesuli Mamba (29) is a prison warden and collage artist -- roles he says complement each other well.
    Khulekhani Msweli: Modern luxury designer
    Khulekhani Msweli: Modern luxury designer
    Khulekani Msweli, Swaziland's first modern luxury designer comes from the sugar cane fields of Vuvulane.
    Ray Berman: Pine Valley's painter
    Ray Berman: Pine Valley's painter
    The painter, Ray Berman, a South African struggle exile in Swaziland, has built more than 15 buildings around Mbabane, including the one pictured,...