Swaziland National Association of Teachers (Snat)

 
eSwatini fights for free political expression
eSwatini fights for free political expression
King Mswati III of eSwatini has been criticised for clamping down on critical voices who challenge his authoritarian rule. Many of the activists...
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...
Breaking down the Swaziland protests
Breaking down the Swaziland protests
In a series of leaked videos obtained by Mail & Guardian, peaceful gatherings of mixed-age Swazis contrast with hints of the harsh police...
Swazi unions plan another showdown with government
Swazi unions plan another showdown with government
Swaziland's labour unions are planning a series of further strikes to voice their feelings about proposed wage cuts and to lobby the government for...
Swazi teachers demand freeze on king's assets
Swazi teachers demand freeze on king's assets
About 3 000 Swazi teachers marched to the South African and American embassies on Wednesday to appeal for an international asset freeze...
Swaziland's jackboot beaten by the bra
Swaziland's jackboot beaten by the bra
The reports from Swaziland that you are reading and the images on these pages come courtesy of Mail & Guardian photographer Lisa...
Defiant protesters speak out
Defiant protesters speak out
"You can use my picture and my name. I am a citizen, not a subject and if no one talks openly about the situation we will never be liberated," said...
SA appeals for calm in Swaziland
SA appeals for calm in Swaziland
The South African government called for calm in Swaziland on Thursday after the police violently suppressed anti-government demonstrations in the...
ANC calls for a 'free' Swaziland
ANC calls for a 'free' Swaziland
The ANC on Thursday called on Swaziland's government to create an open political environment and encourage constructive dialogue with the opposition, even as the country's labour unions called off protests after the government cracked down on activists and detained union leaders....
Swazi police storm union offices
Swazi police storm union offices
A "whole army of police" invaded the offices of the Swaziland National Teachers Association (Snat) at 7pm on Wednesday evening, according to Snat...
Swazi police break up protest with tear gas, batons
Swazi police break up protest with tear gas, batons
Swazi police fired tear gas and water cannons, beat protesters with batons and made scores of arrests on Tuesday to stop a banned march against...
Swazi police crush pro-democracy protests
Swazi police crush pro-democracy protests
Police in Africa's last-remaining absolute monarchy have all but crushed pro-democracy protests in Swaziland -- beating protesters, threatening...

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