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Swazi students hit the streets to demand democracy

Students have marched in Swaziland, demanding democracy and scholarships, though their small numbers were a far cry from last year's mass protests.

Swazi king moans about the IMF

The International Monetary Fund should be helping impoverished Swaziland, not calling for budget cuts, King Mswati III said on Wednesday.

Swazi security forces clash with students

Security forces and protesters clashed in two towns on Wednesday during a week of planned protests demanding an end to Swaziland's absolute monarchy.

Swazi protesters call for government reform

A protest sparked by Swaziland's plans to freeze civil service salaries drew nearly 7 000 demonstrators on Friday.

Swazi activists march amid heavy police presence

Police outnumbered about 250 democracy activists on Tuesday as they marched for several hours during a largely peaceful demonstration in Swaziland.

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