King Mswati III

 
King Mswati’s grand vision just a hollow shell
King Mswati’s grand vision just a hollow shell
COMMENTFor King Mswati III, becoming chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) while hosting the organisation’s 36th...
SADC puts the focus on Swaziland, an anachronism in an ostensibly democratic region
SADC puts the focus on Swaziland, an anachronism in an ostensibly democratic region
The chair of this week’s annual Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit of heads of state and government is being transferred from the...
Swaziland’s King Mswati III as SADC chair will ‘institutionalise dictatorship’
Swaziland’s King Mswati III as SADC chair will ‘institutionalise dictatorship’
The prospect of Swaziland’s King Mswati III becoming chairperson of the South African Development Community (SADC) was worrisome as such an...
Lies, public money and a redone DC-9 in Swaziland
Lies, public money and a redone DC-9 in Swaziland
Court documents indicate that Swazi Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini concealed the full truth when he announced King Mswati III’s personal jet was a...
Cash splash for Swazi king's wings
Cash splash for Swazi king's wings
The Swazi government is forging ahead with plans to acquire a second private jet for free-spending absolute monarch Mswati III, despite a...
Swazi king sacks justice minister Shongwe
Swazi king sacks justice minister Shongwe
Former police commissioner, Edgar Hillary, was appointed to succeed Shongwe.  
2014 in review: Ebola, Boko Haram, elections and dodgy data
2014 in review: Ebola, Boko Haram, elections and dodgy data
Can salt water or nano-silver cure Ebola? How many schoolgirls did Boko Haram kidnap from Chibok? And did militants in northern Nigeria really...
[Video]More forced evictions in Swaziland
[Video]More forced evictions in Swaziland
Family homes are being destroyed under the orders of King Mswati III, to make land available for a Science, Innovation and Biotechnology Park.
[Video]Swaziland royal family replace chief, torture opposition
[Video]Swaziland royal family replace chief, torture opposition
Footage obtained alleges that the Swazi royal family have forcibly replaced a local chief with a family member, torturing any who oppose them.
Striking Swazi miners sound Marikana alarm
Striking Swazi miners sound Marikana alarm
Swazi police had forcefully removed striking workers from a koppie near the Maloma colliery by Thursday afternoon.
[Video]Swaziland: Royal family's trail of destruction
[Video]Swaziland: Royal family's trail of destruction
Swaziland residents share their stories of being kicked off their family's land by members of the royal family and politically-connected individuals.
Swaziland has $800m left in its official reserves
Swaziland has $800m left in its official reserves
The kingdom of Swaziland has around $800-million left in its gross official financial reserves, according to the central bank's latest...

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