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The youth of Eswatini demand change – and they want it now

Unless meaningful change occurs soon, more blood will be spilt on Swazi streets

Pro-democracy politicians forced into hiding in Eswatini

King Mswati summons the nation to dialogue but avoids democratic engagement as death toll rises

Blood on the streets in Eswatini: The stories of those who have lost their lives

For weeks protests in eSwatini have raged, and dozens of people have been killed. But what is life like for those demanding democracy in the monarchy?

An email to His Majesty, King Mswati III of eSwatini

Eswatini’s acting prime minister recently encouraged citizens to make use of an email address to express their concerns

Eswatini opposition parties call for the urgent return of SADC Troika

Opposition parties have requested that the regional delegation return to the Kingdom within one week and meet all stakeholders under one roof

eSwatini prime minister to ask king to consider negotiations with opposition parties

Pro-democracy citizens have called for an end Mswati's absolute rule while the government denies using excessive force against protesters

Q&A: What’s driving the protests in Eswatini?

Africa’s last absolute monarchy is experiencing its worst unrest in years

eSwatini police arrest pro-democracy protesters

Defying the ban on demonstrations amid a wave of protests against King Mswati’s rule, residents have held demonstrations – and security forces have responded with violence

‘Climate of fear’ in eSwatini media

Self-censorship is rife as journalists are fined for stories that criticise royals or big business

How eSwatini silences opposition activists

Activists in the Kingdom of eSwatini are routinely arrested on vague and flimsy charges

Making media freedom in ESwatini is more than a dream

Magazine editor Bheki Makhubu, in spite of harassment from King Mswati and his cronies, is undeterred in his bid to expose the regime’s wrongdoings

eSwatini says fake polygamy story ‘insult’ to king and country

The story, carried by the Zambian Observer said that Swazi men would have to marry several wives starting from June

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