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Saturday, 08-29-15, 9:09Dozens of Girls on Way to Cut Reeds Die in Crash[SSN] The Swaziland Solidarity Network joins the entire Swazi nation in mourning the tragic demise of young Swazi girls who were on their way to cut reeds for the Umhlanga Reed dance. The accident occurred along the Mbabane -- Manzini highway. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 14:29Hunger Worries As King Gets New Jet[Swazi Media] While Parliament in Swaziland has agreed to purchase a larger private jet for the kingdom's autocratic ruler King Mswati III that might cost US$30 million, news is circulating in the kingdom that the government is unable to distribute food aid to the starving rural population because it cannot afford to run trucks. read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 12:56Swazi Reed Dance - Illegal Whippings[Swazi Media] Police in Swaziland have warned 'random' men not to loiter near camps housing tens of thousands of supposed virgins during the forthcoming Reed Dance or Umhlanga ceremony. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 16:36Swazi Reed Dance - Truth From Abroad[Swazi Media] The Swazi Observer, the newspaper in effect owned by King Mswati III, is very excited that the US cable news network CNN might be covering the Umhlanga or Reed Dance on Monday (31 August 2015). read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 14:32Doubts Over Swaziland's U.S.$3 Billion Port[Swazi Media] Serious doubts have been raised about a plan to build a seaport in Swaziland, which has no coastline. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 9:09Top Man At Justice Loses His Job[Swazi Media] The Principal Secretary in Swaziland's Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Thembinkhosi Mamba, has lost his job after being charged with corruption. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 13:50Anti-Corruption Deputy Charged[Swazi Media] One of Swaziland's top anti-corruption officers has been charged with corruption. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 13:46Former Justice Minister Arrested Again[Swazi Media] Swaziland's former Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Sibusiso Shongwe has been arrested on charges of corruption and extortion. read more...
Friday, 08-21-15, 9:48Swaziland 'To Build $3bn Shipping Port'[Swazi Media] The Government of Swaziland, an impoverished African nation with no coastline, has backed a plan to build a shipping port which will cost an estimated US$3 billion. read more...
Friday, 08-21-15, 8:15King Mswati's Poet Spices Summit Up[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Amid magnitudes of statesmen and women in suits and ties stands out 'Msaudi kababa' draped loosely in a maroon and black African print two-piece outfit with a beaded neck on a pair of sandals. read more...

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