King Mswati

 
New name, same flaws in eSwatini election, say critics
New name, same flaws in eSwatini election, say critics
Political parties cannot be involved, there are no campaign rallies and the king wields absolute power, choosing the prime minister and cabinet: a...
Clash of the cultures: The absolute monarchy and the music festival
Clash of the cultures: The absolute monarchy and the music festival
Change comes slowly to eSwatini. The nation formerly known as Swaziland — and still labelled as such at border posts, on road signs and on...
Amos Mbedzi was wrongly convicted
Amos Mbedzi was wrongly convicted
When Oscar Pistorius goes to the high court in Pretoria for sentencing on April 18, spare a thought for another South African – one serving a...
[Video]Swaziland's judiciary: A monarchical crisis
[Video]Swaziland's judiciary: A monarchical crisis
This short documentary reveals how Swaziland's High Court sent an editor and a human rights lawyer to prison over articles critical of the judiciary.
A constitutional monarchy? Hardly
A constitutional monarchy? Hardly
It was astonishing that a Mail & Guardian article (April 26) could claim Morocco's King Mohammed VI as "one of only two constitutional...
'King ruined me,' says Swazi hotelier
'King ruined me,' says Swazi hotelier
The perils of doing business with Swaziland's King Mswati III have been highlighted by the sad case of a Swazi businessman who says he was...
Cosatu unions share business interests with King Mswati III
Cosatu unions share business interests with King Mswati III
A number of Cosatu trade unions are business partners of Swaziland's monarch, Mswati III, despite the union federation's strident campaign against...

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