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#8 – Swaziland’s Unions Want To Know Where The Money Went

The Trade Union Congress of Swaziland is threatening a "national shutdown" if Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini fails to ensure an independent investigation into alleged missing public funds from Treasury Department bank accounts. Read More >> Source: Voice Of America

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MTN Bushfire

MTN Bushfire 2016, May  27th- 29th, is the culmination of ten incredible years of passion, dedication and commitment to the music, arts, and culture of Southern Africa and beyond. Festival Founder and Director Jiggs Thorne has this to say on the 10th anniversary edition of MTN Bushfire, “Bushfire has illuminated and [...]

#4 – A Million People Face Hunger But Swazi King Wants New Jet

Swaziland’s pro-democracy and civil society organizations have asked the government to scrap plans to buy a new presidential jet for King Mswati III, estimated to cost $13.2 million. Read More >> Source: Voice Of America

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The European Union Debt Crisis: Lessons for Africa

As we have seen over the past few years, the 2008 financial crisis in the U.S led to an economic crisis within the E.U. In December 2008, E.U. leaders met and agreed on a €200 billion stimulus plan to help boost European growth following the global financial crisis, but clearly [...]

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