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The media is dead, long live the king

The state of King Mswati’s health is just one of many contentious issues that cannot be reported on in eSwatini

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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