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2017-04-27 Cost of Flying Swazi King's Jet
[Swazi Media] As confusion reigns over the true cost on King Mswati III second private jet, confidential figures suggest his present plane may have cost Swaziland at least US$15 million to operate since he received it in 2012.

2017-04-25 Confusion Over Cost of King's Jet
[Swazi Media] Swaziland lawmakers have been told that the King's jet will cost the impoverished kingdom US$12.6 million. In the national budget in February 2016, E96 million (about US$7.3 million) had been set aside for the jet.

2017-04-24 Swazi King's 'God Delusion'
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, who rules as an absolute monarch over the destitute kingdom of Swaziland, appears to have a God delusion.

2017-04-21 Swazi Circumcision Drive Failing
[Swazi Media] As the discredited campaign to circumcise men in Swaziland to prevent HIV infection continues to fail, two government ministries are now targeting schoolboys.

2017-04-20 Pray for First-World Status, King Mswati Says
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, the autocratic ruler of Swaziland, told his subjects that the impoverished kingdom would achieve 'First World' status by 2022 if they prayed hard enough.

2017-04-21 Mauritius and the Kingdom of Swaziland Sign a Bilateral Air Services Agreement
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius signed a Memorandum of Understanding and initialled a Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) with the Kingdom of Swaziland on 19 April 2017 at the Prime Minister's Office in Port Louis. The signatories for the Mauritian side was the Solicitor-General, Mr D. K. Dabee, and for the Swazi side the Director General of Swaziland Civil Aviation Authority, Mr Solomon Dube.

2017-04-17 Swazi King Says No to Divorce
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III of Swaziland has told his subjects they are not allowed to divorce. 'In our culture, once you marry someone, there is no turning back,' the King said.

2017-04-07 Court Orders Woman to Have Sex With Husband
[Swazi Media] A woman has been ordered by a magistrate in Swaziland to have sex with her husband within seven days or face divorce.

2017-04-07 Police Turn Water Cannon On Students
[Swazi Media] Police in Swaziland reportedly used water cannon from an armoured vehicle and batons to disperse students protesting about examination fees.

2017-04-07 Botswana, Swaziland Share Notes
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Basic Education, Ms Grace Muzila has called for investment in capacity building to enhance education.

2017-04-03 Swazi Move to Legalize Cannabis
[Swazi Media] Swaziland lawmakers are to investigate legalising the use of cannabis as a way of boosting the kingdom's ailing economy.

2017-03-29 PM to Get 80% of Salary in Retirement
[Swazi Media] Barnabas Dlamini, the unelected Prime Minister of Swaziland, who has a history as an enemy of human rights in his kingdom, will receive 80 percent of his salary for life when he retires.

2017-03-28 Swazi King's New University Stalls
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III has failed in his bid to have a new SADC-wide university up and running in Swaziland by August 2017.

2017-03-27 Swaziland Wants Land From South Africa, Mozambique
[Swazi Media] Swaziland wants to annexe large parts of South Africa and Mozambique on behalf of the kingdom's autocratic ruler, King Mswati III.

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