King Mswati

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

New name, same flaws in eSwatini election, say critics

Opposition activists in the tiny southern African country formerly known as Swaziland say Friday's election is a mockery of democracy

Clash of the cultures: The absolute monarchy and the music festival

The Bushfire festival is one place where Swatis can let their hair down and be themselves, and it is slowly sowing the seeds of change

Amos Mbedzi was wrongly convicted

Bheki Makhubu argues that Amos Mbedzi was wrongly convicted of the deaths of his two co-conspirators because of a misapplication of dolus eventualis.

A constitutional monarchy? Hardly

It is appropriate to group together the Moroccan and Swazi kings, but as authoritarian rulers, writes Keith Gottschalk.

‘King ruined me,’ says Swazi hotelier

King Mswati is said to owe millions, but a judicial directive has prevented court action against the Swazi monarch.

Cosatu unions share business interests with King Mswati III

Despite their campaign against Mswati's despotic rule, Cosatu affiliates have been found to be involved in business deals with the Swazi king.

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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs