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2015-08-03 Swaziland, Djibouti Not Pushovers - Pascal
[Independent (Lagos)] Super Eagles team coordinator, Patrick Pascal, has admitted that lower teams like Swaziland and Djibouti are no more pushovers in African football.

2015-08-03 Bogus Survey Supports King's Power
[Swazi Media] The Times of Swaziland misled its readers when it reported that a 'survey' in Malawi concluded that Swaziland's King Mswati III should 'reject Western democracy'.

2015-08-03 False Claim of Obama Support for King
[Swazi Media] The Swazi Observer, a newspaper in effect owned by King Mswati III, has falsely claimed the US President Barack Obama 'is fully behind' and 'endorses' the King's pledge to personally rid Swaziland of AIDS.

2015-07-31 Swazi King Snubs His Own Airport
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III of Swaziland has so little faith in the new international airport that has his name that he does not use it.

2015-07-31 US Cable in 2010 Called King 'Imbalanced'
[Swazi Media] The US Embassy in Swaziland said King Mswati III was 'not intellectually well developed' and 'is not a reader'. It also called him 'imbalanced'.

2015-07-30 King's Budget Rises By 25%
[Swazi Media] The budget for Swaziland's King Mswati III and his family has increased by 25 percent and now makes up five percent of the overall national budget for Swaziland.

2015-07-30 Swazi Soldiers Torture Old Ladies
[Swazi Media] Swaziland soldiers beat up old ladies so badly they had to be taken to their homes in wheelbarrows, a member of the Swazi parliament has reported.

2015-07-31 Human Rights Documentary Airs On TV
[Swazi Media] The documentary, Swaziland: Africa's last Absolute Monarchy, which reports on human rights abuses in the kingdom is to be aired on national Danish television channel DR2 on Sunday 2 August 2015 at 11 pm, local time.

2015-07-31 Swaziland's Manzini Sundowns Eyes Yamikani Fodya
[Malawi24] Manzini Sundowns from Swaziland are set to submit an official bid for Big Bullets and Malawi's left back Yamikani Fodya this month.

2015-07-31 Country Scoop Netball Gold in SARPCCO Games
[The Herald] Mbabane -The Zimbabwe netball team yesterday won gold at the ninth edition of the SARPCCO Games. This is the first time the team has won gold since the inception of the Games in 1999. Zimbabwe triumphed after beating South Africa 66-23 in the final. The team was undefeated during their campaign. Team manager Georgina Njodzi was thrilled by their success.

2015-07-30 Zim Win Sarpcco Athletics Trophy
[The Herald] TEAM Zimbabwe have won the ninth edition of the Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Co-operation Games athletics trophy after scooping 49 medals - 13 gold, 19 silver and 17 bronze. Zimbabwe have so far accumulated 139 points during the Games while Namibia have 128, Tanzania 44, South Africa and Swaziland 37, Angola five, Mauritius three and Lesotho two.

2015-07-29 Mario Masuku - the Swazi Struggle Goes On
[Daily Maverick] Two weeks ago, the People's United Democratic Movement (Pudemo) president Mario Masuku and Swaziland Youth Congress secretary-general Maxwell Dlamini were granted bail after spending over a year in prison awaiting trial on charges of terrorism, sedition and subversion. GREG NICOLSON speaks to Masuku about his time behind bars and the struggle for multi-party democracy in Swaziland.

2015-07-29 Team Zim Scoop 31 More Medals
[The Herald] Mbabane -TEAM Zimbabwe have scooped 31 more medals, bringing their tally to 44 comprising 12 gold, 17 silver and 15 bronze as they continue to excel at the ninth edition of the Southern Africa Regional Police Chiefs Co-operation Organisations Games. The medals were mostly scooped by the athletics team and Team Zimbabwe have now accumulated 126 points.

2015-07-28 Team Zim Doing Well in Swaziland
[The Herald] TEAM Zimbabwe have so far scooped 13 medals -- six gold, four silver and three bronze -- at the ongoing 9th Southern Africa Regional Police Chiefs Co-operation Organisations Games. They are battling it out with 12 other Sadc police teams in seven sporting disciplines -- athletics, darts, chess, soccer, netball, volleyball and tennis.

2015-07-28 Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland Fight Malaria
[AIM] Maputo -The governments of Mozambique, South Africa and Swaziland on Monday renewed their determination to share experiences and resources in the struggle to eradicate malaria.

2015-07-27 Maritzburg Eye Swaziland 'Keeper
[News24Wire] After losing Shuib Walters to Mpumalanga Black Aces, Maritzburg United are now looking at bringing in Swaziland international goalkeeper Sandile Ginindza.

2015-07-25 Ex-Swazi Chief Justice Report Leaked
[Swazi Media] Swaziland's sacked Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi was 'generally corrupt' and acted in a 'highly disreputable way', an official report leaked to a South African newspaper has revealed.

2015-07-27 World Cup 2018 - Nigeria to Face Swaziland or Djibouti
[This Day] The Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup was held at the Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg yesterday, and Africa's 53 hopefuls have had their path to the tournament mapped out.

2015-07-27 2018 World Cup: Super Eagles Seeded, Drawn With Djibouti or Swaziland
[Premium Times] The 2018 World Cup qualifying draw is taking place in St Petersburg, Russia, and three-time Africa champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn with the winner of the game between Djibouti and Swaziland.

2015-07-24 Law Enforcement Agents Applauded
[The Herald] Mbabane -Swaziland Prime Minister Dr Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini has applauded Sadc law enforcement agents for conducting joint operations and managing to combat transnational crime syndicates. Speaking during the official opening of the 9th edition of the Southern Africa Regional Police Chiefs' Cooperation Organisation (SARPCCO) Games at Mavuso Sports Complex here, Dr Dlamini said SARPCCO has over the past 20 years made various contributions in combating and reducing crimes in the region.

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