Swaziland News


Thursday, 02-11-16, 14:40Swazi Terror Law Court Challenge[Swazi Media] A challenge to the legality of Swaziland's anti-terror and sedition laws is taking place in the kingdom's High Court. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 14:22Tension Over Swazi Pay Protest[Swazi Media] There is tension within Swaziland as the kingdom's public sector workers protest over pay rises. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 11:06Swazi Constitutional Challenges Day 4[SALC] On Tuesday, 9 February 2016 the High Court in Swaziland concluded the hearing on the constitutionality of the Sedition and Subversive Activities Act and the Suppression of Terrorism Act. read more...
Thursday, 02-11-16, 8:17APR Jet Off to Swaziland for Champions League Clash[New Times] National league champions APR FC flew out of the country on Wednesday evening to Johannesburg aboard Rwandair, from where they will connect to Mbabane city, Swaziland on Thursday morning for the CAF Champions League first leg clash against Mbabane Swallows FC this weekend. read more...
Tuesday, 02-09-16, 11:59The Illegals' Guide to Crossing the South African Border[Daily Maverick] Here's a not very well-kept secret: South Africa's borders aren't hard to breach, if you know what you're doing and don't mind greasing a few sweaty palms. BHEKI C. SIMELANE goes to the Swazi frontier to see how it's done, and to meet the people who do it regularly. read more...
Monday, 02-01-16, 9:38Profile - Thulani Maseko[IFEX] A leading human rights lawyer, Thulani Maseko spent over 15 months in prison for criticising Swaziland's corrupt judicial system and the absolute monarchy that gives the king ultimate authority over the cabinet, legislature and judiciary. read more...
Monday, 02-01-16, 9:36Profile - Bheki Makhubu[IFEX] Veteran independent journalist Bheki Makhubu spent over fifteen months in a high security prison in Swaziland for exposing a judicial system that is deeply corrupt - the latest in a string of trials he has endured over the past two decades. read more...
Thursday, 01-28-16, 14:37Respect for Swazi Rule of Law Falls[Swazi Media] 'Respect for human rights and the rule of law declined in the Kingdom of Swaziland, ruled by an absolute monarch, King Mswati III, since 1986. Political parties are banned, judicial independence is severely compromised, and repressive laws are used to target critics of the government and the King.' read more...
Thursday, 01-28-16, 12:37Court Overturns Chief Justice's Ruling to Right a Wrong[Legalbrief] In its last case of the year Swaziland's newly-constituted highest court has set the record straight in one of the most bizarre cases ever heard in that country: five judges of that court have overturned a decision made just months before by their former colleague, disgraced ex-chief justice of Swaziland, Michael Ramodibedi. read more...
Wednesday, 01-27-16, 12:55Swaziland to Draw Lesson From Health Sector Practice[Ethiopian Herald] A high-level Swaziland delegation has expressed desire to draw lesson from Ethiopia's health sector achievements. read more...


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