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Thursday, 03-05-15, 15:02Support for Banned Freedom Meeting[Swazi Media] Swaziland is once again under the international searchlight after police broke up a meeting of trade unionists who wanted to discuss the need for democracy in the kingdom. read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 11:34Cosatu Condemns Brutal Crackdown On Tucoswa Meeting[COSATU] COSATU wish to strongly register its utter disgust with the brutal attack on workers' rights in Swaziland. The royal family regime continues to wage a relentless attack on the rights and dignity of workers. read more...
Thursday, 03-05-15, 9:21Budget Neglects Elderly, Favours PM[Swazi Media] People aged 60 and over in Swaziland will get an increase of E20 (US$2) per month in their pensions, according to the kingdom's annual budget. This will bring it up to E240. read more...
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...

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