King Mswati’s son drags investigative journalist to South African court after damining exposés

Eswatini Prince Sicalo Nkopolo Dlamini will go into mediation with investigative media house Swaziland News on 31 January next year after a failed bid to urgently interdict the publication. 

The application was brought to the Mbombela high court following a damning investigation which revealed an alleged royal plot to procure guns in South Africa for planned security operations against protesting Eswatini citizens. 

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Tunicia Phillips
Tunicia Phillips is an investigative, award-winning journalist who has worked in broadcast for 10 years. Her beats span across crime, court politics, mining energy and social justice. She has recently returned to print at the M&G working under the Adamela Trust to specialise in climate change and environmental reporting.

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