Govt Fails SADC Delegates
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, the autocratic King in Swaziland and soon-to-be Chair of SADC, has been exposed for misleading the 15-nation community that his kingdom was capable of holding the organisation's 36th Summit.
SADC Summit to Welcome President Magufuli
[SANF] President John Pombe Magufuli of the United Republic of Tanzania has only been in power for less than a year. However, his popularity is growing across southern Africa due to his humility and actions to work with the people.
Nine Local Firms to Participate in the 48th Swaziland Trade Fair
[Daily News] Nine Tanzania's companies are slated to take part in the 48th Swaziland International Trade Fair (SITF) scheduled for August 26 and September 5, this year, in Manzini City.
Swaziland Assumes SADC Chair
[Swazi Media] Swaziland assumes the chairmanship of the Southern African Development Community for the first time ever on Wednesday, despite protests from Swaziland and abroad that the small absolute monarchy is not fit to chair the organisation, writes Kenworthy News Media.
Royal Swaziland Police and Accomplices Busted for Possession of Dagga
[SAPS] Middelburg -"Operation Basadi" executed by Women in Blue in the province as part of the activities which are conducted to celebrate Women's Month, is making tremendous strides in the fight against crime.
Redrawing What It Means to Be a Man
[Al Jazeera] The 300 or so pictures of "the ideal man" drawn by boys joining a male-mentoring charity in Swaziland are almost always the same. They depict a solitary and solemn figure who appears domineering - on his land, drinking and wearing traditional dress.
Is King Mswati III Fit For SADC Chair?
[Swazi Media] Political and workers' leaders in Botswana have said King Mswati III of Swaziland should not take the chair of SADC later this month (August 2016), because he is a 'dictator' in his own kingdom.
King to Party While Swazis Go Hungry
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III of Swaziland has collected about E40 million (US$3 million) to host a lavish SADC Heads of State summit at a time when his government could release only E22 million of the E305 million earmarked for drought relief in this year's national budget.
Swazi King Prepares Lavish SADC Summit As Population Starves
[Daily Maverick] The next SADC summit takes place in Swaziland in August - at great cost to the Swazi taxpayer. The money would be better spent on providing desperately needed food for the country's long-suffering population. By MANQOBA NXUMALO.
SADC Appeals for Help to Avert Food Crisis
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has declared a drought disaster in the SADC region.
Swazi Children's Rights Abused
[Swazi Media] Children's rights in Swaziland are under protected and are in a 'difficult situation,' according to a global survey.
Asians Evicted From Home
[Swazi Media] Following Swaziland's decision to ban all Asian people from entering the kingdom comes news that a group of Asians have been evicted from their home and banished from the area simply because they are Asian.