Swaziland Loan

Swazi unions determined to pile pressure on Mswati

Swazi unions plan to strike over impending salary cuts and government's resistance to democratic reforms.

Swaziland told not to borrow from central bank

Swaziland's economic woes are intensifying as it struggles to meet its civil servant payroll, forcing it to borrow money from its central bank.

Swaziland ‘being mortgaged for loan’

Swaziland's economy could collapse within six months if drastic steps are not taken to reduce the country's enormous wage bill and spiralling deficit.

Mswati III will foot Swaziland’s debt, but at what cost?

Swaziland's King Mswati III will fund a bailout of his government in a manoeuvre to acquire control of the local firms at knock-down prices.

Swaziland’s economy near collapse, says IMF

The IMF says Swaziland's economic growth will grind to near zero this year as the government's fiscal crisis rocks banks and private businesses.

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.

SA loan to Swaziland in the balance

A key beneficiary of the SA loan is rumoured to be co-owned by Swazi royal interests

Lion’s share of Swazi loan to go to construction

Cash-strapped Swaziland plans to spend nearly half of its R2.4-billion loan from South Africa on capital-investment projects.

Zuma defends loan to Swaziland

President Jacob Zuma has defended the R2.4-billion loan government has granted Swaziland, saying one shouldn't let one's neighbour collapse.

Swaziland to cut salaries despite SA loan

Swaziland's government will go ahead with planned salary cuts of civil servants despite receiving a $355-million bailout loan from South Africa.


Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories