Regional Lawyers Stand Up for Justice
[Legalbrief] Lawyers and their organisations continue in the forefront of Africa's democratic struggles - that much was clear from this year's conference of the SADC Lawyers Association, held in Gaborone, Botswana.
Swazi King Wrong On Constitution
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, Swaziland's absolute monarch, mislead when he told a television reporter that the constitution in his kingdom was the will of the people.
Zuma to Take Over SADC Chairmanship From Swaziland's Mswati III
[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma, will this weekend take over the rotating chairmanship of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) from Swaziland's King Mswati III
Swazi King's University Flop
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III failed in his promise to have a new SADC-wide university up and running in Swaziland before his time as chair of the organisation ends this week (August 2017).
Female Cop Sat On Suspect's Face
[Swazi Media] A security guard told a court in Swaziland a female policeman sat on his face and other officers assaulted him after they accused him of stealing motor parts.
Swazi Schools Hunger Continues
[Swazi Media] Members of parliament in Swaziland have accused a government ministry of lying in a report on severe hunger in the kingdom's schools.
Teachers Beat Boys On Naked Buttocks
[Swazi Media] Boys at a Swaziland school say they are forced to take down their trousers and underpants to allow teachers to beat them on the bare bottom. Corporal punishment was abolished in Swazi schools in 2015.
Prisoners Stripped Naked, Assaulted
[Swazi Media] Prison warders in Swaziland assaulted inmates by stripping them naked and squeezing their testicles, a local newspaper reported.
Top Cop Calls Students Anarchists
[Swazi Media] Swaziland's Police Chief Isaac Magagula has labelled students in the kingdom as anarchists after they campaigned for education for all.
No Chance of Open Broadcasts
[Swazi Media] A call by the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) for the Swazi Government to open up television and radio to critical voices will certainly fall on deaf ears.
Confirmed - End of Swazi Airways
[Swazi Media] The national airline in Swaziland that was created with fanfares and claims it would serve routes across Africa has closed down and all 23 employees have been retrenched.
'Jail Warders Sell Prisoners Drugs'
[Swazi Media] New allegations have surfaced about corruption in Swaziland's jails. Warders are reportedly selling drugs to inmates. This comes after a report that warders also smuggled alcohol into jail for prisoners.
'Africa Must Take Part in Liberating Swaziland,' Says Group
[News24Wire] The the Swaziland Solidarity Network (SSN) has challenged African social movements and governments to support the struggle for democracy in Swaziland, ahead of an "International Solidarity for the Democratisation of Swaziland" conference on Saturday.
DCEA Probes Legality of Seized Chemicals Cargo
[Daily News] THE Drugs Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA) in collaboration with other public organs are conducting thorough investigations over legality of 10 containers with 200,000 litres of chemicals seized in Dar es Salaam, yesterday.
U.S. Funding Helps Control HIV in Four Nations
[State Department] Today, the United States announced that through support from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) four African countries are approaching control of their HIV epidemics.
Swaziland Cuts HIV Infection Rate in Half
[VOA] The U.S. government says the HIV epidemic is "coming under control" in Swaziland, the country with the world's highest prevalence of the virus.
Why Swaziland Election Is Bogus
[Swazi Media] As Swaziland gears up for the next national election due in 2018 the Elections and Boundaries Commission which is King Mswati III's propaganda machine is working at full throttle to mislead people inside and outside the kingdom that the vote will be credible.
Three-Star Zambia Complete Swaziland Double
[CAF] Zambia on Saturday effortlessly advanced to the final round of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 qualifying stage of after a 3-0 home win over Swaziland.
Tembo - Swaziland Not a Done Deal
[CAF] Zambia captain Ziyo Tembo insists Saturday's second leg of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 qualifier against Swaziland is not formality.
Foreigners Barred From Businesses
[Swazi Media] Foreigners will be barred from operating 31 types of businesses in Swaziland if the unelected government in the kingdom gets its way.