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Swaziland: U.S. Condemns Arrest of Two Swazi Dissident MPs

All Africa 28 Jul 2021
Banned opposition party Pudemo is to launch a boycott of Swazi products to target businesses in which Mswati and the royal family has interests ....

Two Eswatini Pro-Democracy MPs Charged Under Terrorism Law

All Africa 28 Jul 2021
Two Swaziland (eSwatini) members of parliament have been charged under a terrorism law after speaking out for democracy in the kingdom ....

Banking Sector Stability (The Central Bank of Swaziland)

Public Technologies 23 Jul 2021
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The youth of Eswatini demand change – and they want it now

Mail Guardian South Africa 23 Jul 2021
A political crisis has engulfed Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) ... The government’s decision to ban political gatherings only further antagonised groups such as the Swaziland National Union of Students (SNUS) – which, according to secretary general Bafanabakhe Sacolo, “will fight in every way possible to intensify the struggle”.

Elimination of cheques (The Central Bank of Swaziland)

Public Technologies 21 Jul 2021
). PUBLIC STATEMENT. ELIMINATION OF CHEQUES. IN ESWATINI. 1. The Central Bank of Eswatini (CBE) and Eswatini Bankers' Association (EBA) wish ... 2. Kingdom of Eswatini with effect from the 1st January 2022. of cheques is in ... C ... The Central Bank of Swaziland published this content on 21 July 2021 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein.

Eswatini's King Mswati III Appoints Cleopas Dlamini as New Prime Minister

All Africa 20 Jul 2021
Eswatini's King Mswati III on Friday appointed Cleopas Dlamini as the southern African nation's new Prime Minister, the move coming after weeks of protests in a push for democracy ....

Mswati's Iron Fists and Hollow Handshakes Mask Moves to Conceal Crimes Against a Mourning Nation

All Africa 16 Jul 2021
The king of Eswatini has summoned the nation to convene at Ludzidzini Royal Palace on Friday ahead of another mass anti-monarchy protest as police collect bullets from dead bodies to conceal evidence for crimes against humanity ....

Pro-democracy politicians forced into hiding in Eswatini

Mail Guardian South Africa 16 Jul 2021
Mduduzi “Magawugawu” Simelane — a highly influential MP who is among those calling for democratic reforms in Eswatini — has gone into hiding as political temperatures rise in the kingdom. Subscribe to the Mail & Guardian and unlock this story ... You can subscribe to the Mail & Guardian at this link ... Log In ... Password.

Mswati Tests His Popularity After Deadly eSwatini Protests

All Africa 15 Jul 2021
Embattled Eswatini King Mswati faces a test of his popularity after calling his people to a meeting at the palace on Friday to address the lethal and destructive protests which have just rocked the country ....

King Mswati’s sibaya defy Covid-19 rules, says Swaziland Solidarity Network

Independent online (SA) 14 Jul 2021
King Mswati III is contradicting eSwatini government’s stance on public gatherings by calling people to Sibaya, Swaziland Solidarity Network (SSN) said on Wednesday ... The Swaziland Youth Congress said it would also boycott the king's meeting.

Internet Restored As Activist Mounts Court Challenge

All Africa 14 Jul 2021
Activists in eSwatini went to court to challenge an internet shutdown they say impacts their freedom and livelihoods. Will similar legal challenges arise elsewhere in Africa? ....

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