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Monday, 03-02-15, 14:10Trials Politically Motivated - Amnesty[Swazi Media]Amnesty International has highlighted the case of two journalists jailed in Swaziland for writing articles critical of the kingdom's judiciary to demonstrate an 'upsurge in politically motivated trials and the use of laws which violate the principle of legality to suppress dissent' over the past year. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 14:08Varsity Blames Govt for Cash Crisis[Swazi Media]Only one week after King Mswati III of Swaziland publicly declared his support for higher education in his kingdom, it is reported that his Government has not paid monies it promised one of the newest universities and it cannot pay salaries. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 12:09Gladiators Ready for Swaziland on Independence Day[New Era]WINDHOEK - Brave Gladiators coach Jacqui Shipanga has called up a 26-member provisional squad for a training camp that stared yesterday in Windhoek in preparation for the clash against the visiting Swaziland, which forms part of Namibia's 25th independence anniversary celebrations on March 21. read more...
Monday, 03-02-15, 6:02Swazi Police Halt Democracy Meeting[Swazi Media]Police in Swaziland stopped trade unionists from meeting on Saturday (28 February 2015) to discuss the need for multi-party democracy in the kingdom. read more...
Saturday, 02-28-15, 0:33Can Zesco 'Swallow' Mbabane?[Times of Zambia]ZESCO United face a tricky CAF Champions League test this afternoon when they host an ambitious Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland whose ruler King Mswati has directed them to score at least five goals in Ndola. read more...
Friday, 02-27-15, 6:37Mswati's HIV-Aids Idiocy Highlights Our Bitter Struggle[COSATU]Swaziland's absolute ruler, [i]Mswati III, adds a grotesque twist to Marx's observation that history repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce. read more...
Thursday, 02-26-15, 6:50Swazi Human Rights Worsen - Amnesty[Swazi Media]The rule of law, access to effective remedies and protection of human rights in Swaziland continued to deteriorate in the past year as a consequence of the further undermining of judicial independence, Amnesty International said in its annual report. read more...
Tuesday, 02-24-15, 7:23King Attacks Lavish Lifestyles[Swazi Media]King Mswati III of Swaziland has instructed the kingdom's revenue authority to pursue people who live lavish lifestyles to ensure they are paying their tax. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 12:33U.S. Lawyers Defend Jailed Swazi Lawyer[ABA]Washington -In a joint petition to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention in Geneva, the global law firm Hogan Lovells -- supported by the American Bar Association Center for Human Rights -- and the International Commission of Jurists allege human rights violations and condemn Swaziland for failing to comply with international fair trial standards in the conviction and sentencing of Swazi lawyer Thulani Maseko. read more...
Monday, 02-23-15, 7:25Media Back King's False HIV Promise[Swazi Media]Newspapers in Swaziland lost their critical faculties when they reported that King Mswati 'would personally' eradicate HIV and AIDS in the kingdom by 2022. read more...

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