The Swazi government is being tight-lipped over details of a bailout package that has enabled the tiny kingdom to stay afloat.
President Jacob Zuma and the ANC appear to be conflicted as complex relationships between President Zuma and King Mswati's clique emerge.
The finance ministry has rubbished a report saying South Africa had granted Swaziland a R1.2-billion loan, saying a decision had yet to be made.
Swazi democracy campaigners have called off their planned boycott of the Bushfire Festival, due to take place at the end of this month.
Swaziland's banned political groups on Friday condemned the kingdom's political system as Africa's last absolute monarchy went to the poll.