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Wednesday, 11-26-14, 13:56Nutrition Advice Helps Farmer Win Battle Against Aids[WFP]Diagnosed as HIV positive in 2011, Sabelo became badly malnourished as he struggled to keep his farm going and feed his family. He seemed to be on a downward spiral. But a combination of antiretrovirals, food assistance and nutrition advice turned things around. Today, he grows enough vegetables to keep himself healthy and earn an income on the local market. read more...
Monday, 11-24-14, 8:41World Bank Group Endorses Country's New Partnership Strategy (2015-2018)[World Bank]The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today endorsed the new Country Partnership Strategy (2015-18) to support the Kingdom of Swaziland development agenda, agreeing to provide up to $50 million in financing over the next three years to help end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. read more...
Friday, 11-21-14, 7:47Nearly 7,000 People in Slavery[Swazi Media]There are an estimated 6,700 people in Swaziland living in slavery, according to a global survey. read more...
Wednesday, 11-19-14, 10:19Taking Stock of the Media in Swaziland - Misa Partners With Unesco On Media Development Research[MISA-Swaziland]The below article was originally published on UNESCO's In Focus news-site. read more...
Friday, 11-14-14, 7:02Anti-Terror Act in Spotlight Again[Swazi Media]A trade union leader in Swaziland whose house was raided by 30 armed police officers has been charged with sedition after they allegedly found pamphlets from banned organisations. read more...
Wednesday, 11-12-14, 14:18Sex Trafficking Rife in Swaziland[Swazi Media]Swaziland is a source, destination, and transit country for men, women, and children who are subjected to sex trafficking, domestic servitude, and forced labour in agriculture, the 2014 Trafficking in Persons report revealed. read more...
Wednesday, 11-12-14, 14:16Editors Express Dismay at Botswana Journo's Arrest[SANEF]The South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) held its last Council for 2014 in Durban on Saturday. Council is the highest decision making structure between annual general meetings. The succesful meeting debated a number of issues with regard to the state of the changing media landscape in our country and beyond. read more...
Tuesday, 11-11-14, 14:18Police Intimidation Continues[Swazi Media]Swaziland Police are once again harassing progressives in the kingdom. The latest victim is Sifiso Mabuza, Deputy Secretary of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) Siteki top branch. read more...
Tuesday, 11-11-14, 14:12Justice Minister Starts Media Attack[Swazi Media]Swaziland's Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Sibusiso Shongwe has called for a new law to further restrict the news media in the kingdom. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 12:21Activists Launch #SwaziJustice Drive[Swazi Media]A video in support of two jailed Swaziland journalist has been released as part of a new social media campaign to draw attention to human rights failings in the kingdom. read more...

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