Swaziland

‘Hey Google, our breasts aren’t sexual’

The multinational’s restrictions on videos of Reed Dancers sexualise cultural practices, say critics

​The Swazi and Mozambican migrant scholars of Mpumalanga’s border towns

Children rent rooms in South Africa so that they can get an education – and a meal a day.

SA schools boot out Swazi, Moz children over missing IDs

Learners who have attended certain Mpumalanga schools for years are now being turned away when they attempt to enter high schools in the province

Swazi parents in matric panic

The Swaziland government is trying to mend fences with South Africa instead of mending its education system.

Bad boy sugar does some good

Sugar cane has a bad image but a new model that helps smallholders and associations in rural areas to earn a life-changing income may shift this.

Your sweet tooth brings development to Swaziland

Mandatory blending regulations, coming into force over the coming decade, could create a whole new market for Swazi sugarcane, in the form of ethanol.

A queer thing is going on in southern Africa’s churches

Religious leaders are key to addressing the systemic issues that affect LGBTI people.

Swaziland: Promise to respect human rights must move from paper to action

As the new chair of SADC, this is a golden opportunity for the Swazi leadership to show it will uphold the commitments made.

Cites: Everyone wants to stop species being wiped out, but don’t agree on the solution

Some say trade will pay for conservation, others argue it will fuel poaching and trafficking.

King Mswati’s grand vision just a hollow shell

As the Swazi king takes the SADC chair, his vanity projects have come under scrutiny.

SADC puts the focus on Swaziland, an anachronism in an ostensibly democratic region

Besides being the last absolute monarchy in Africa, its people are desperately poor and money is being wasted on the king’s vanity projects.

Swaziland’s King Mswati III as SADC chair will ‘institutionalise dictatorship’

Civil society groups have spoken out against the possible appointment of Swaziland’s King Mswati III as SADC chairperson.

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Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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