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Government cracks down on protesters
Government cracks down on protesters
Mass protests due to take place in Swaziland this week were roundly thwarted by the government, which flooded the streets of the capital Mbabane...
Suffering Swazis want change
Suffering Swazis want change
Salom Gamedze greeted me with a gentle smile. She was thinner than I remembered and even more softly spoken than when we met more than a year ago...
Swazi unions determined to pile pressure on Mswati
Swazi unions determined to pile pressure on Mswati
Swazi union leaders have warned they will continue to take to the streets in protest unless the government backs down over planned salary cuts and...
No silver lining for Mswati as storm clouds gather
No silver lining for Mswati as storm clouds gather
Africa's last monarch King Mswati III of Swaziland has cancelled plans for a lavish "silver jubilee" as his kingdom tries to claw its way out of a...
Judge's delay keeps Swazi protest leaders in jail
Judge's delay keeps Swazi protest leaders in jail
Two leaders of last month's pro-democracy protest in Swaziland had their bail appeal delayed on Friday, after the judge recused himself because he...
Crackdown on Swazi activists ahead of protests
Crackdown on Swazi activists ahead of protests
Swazi police raided the home of a top union leader on Monday as security forces cracked down on activists on the eve of planned protests against...
Zambia calls on AU to suspend Madagascar
Zambia calls on AU to suspend Madagascar
Zambia on Wednesday became the first African Union (AU) member to call for Madagascar's suspension from the bloc after Marc Ravalomanana was...
Swazi opposition slams vote as 'window-dressing'
Swazi opposition slams vote as 'window-dressing'
Foreign observers monitoring elections in Swaziland expressed concerns on Friday over the exclusion of political parties in Africa's last absolute...
HIV-positive Swazis march in protest at shopping binge
HIV-positive Swazis march in protest at shopping binge
More than 1 500 mostly HIV-positive women staged an unprecedented protest in Swaziland on Thursday against a foreign shopping tour by eight of the...
Who killed Pudemo leader?
Who killed Pudemo leader?
Officially, Swazi opposition leader Gabriel Mkhumane died at the hands of criminals when he was shot dead in Nelspruit at the beginning of this...
Swazi Cabinet minister faces probe over fortune
Swazi Cabinet minister faces probe over fortune
A Cabinet minister is one of 30 Swaziland businessmen who are to be investigated by the country's main anti-corruption unit over how they amassed...
Swaziland defends hefty party bill
Swaziland defends hefty party bill
The government of Swaziland, one of Africa's poorest and most Aids-ridden countries, has defended plans to spend nearly $2,5-million on celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of independence....

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