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Swaziland King Was Secretly Hospitalised With Coronavirus

All Africa 21 Feb 2021
King Mswati III, the absolute monarch of Swaziland (eSwatini), has revealed that he was hospitalised for more than 10 days in January after testing positive for coronavirus ....
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Swaziland King Admits Kingdom Fails to Be a First World Nation

All Africa 21 Feb 2021
King Mswati III, the absolute monarch of Swaziland (eSwatini), has admitted his poverty-stricken kingdom will not attain 'First World' status by 2022. He had been claiming this was possible for many years ....
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Swaziland: Covid-19 Recovery in Jeopardy As Purchase of Vaccine Halted

All Africa 10 Feb 2021
Swaziland's coronavirus recovery strategy has been derailed after Minister of Health Lizzie Nkosi announced the tiny kingdom would no longer use the AstraZeneca vaccine ....
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Swaziland: Slow Roll Out of Coronavirus Vaccines in Swaziland, Health Workers to Get Priority

All Africa 04 Feb 2021
Only 3 percent of the Swaziland (eSwatini) population are likely to get coronavirus vaccines in the first phase of inoculations, according to the kingdom's Minister of Health Lizzie Nkosi ....
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Swaziland Hospitals Short of Body Bags As Coronavirus Deaths Rise

All Africa 04 Feb 2021
Hospitals in Swaziland (eSwatini) have reported a shortage of body bags for corpses because of the number of deaths from coronavirus ....
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Swaziland Paramedics Stop Work On Coronavirus Response, Say They Need More Protection

All Africa 03 Feb 2021
Paramedics on the coronavirus emergency response team in Swaziland are to stop work because they do not have proper protective equipment ....
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UK Emergency Team Sent to Swaziland As Coronavirus Deaths Continue to Rise

All Africa 02 Feb 2021
The United Kingdom has sent an emergency medical team to Swaziland (eSwatini) to support the tiny kingdom as coronavirus deaths continue to rise ....
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RIP - the Right Revd Ellinah Wamukoya

All Africa 20 Jan 2021
It is with profound sorrow that I have to announce the devastating news that the Bishop of Swaziland in eSwatini, the Right Revd Ellinah Wamukoya, died today ....
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Swaziland: United States-Eswatini Declaration On 5g Security

All Africa 17 Jan 2021
The following joint declaration was issued by the Governments of the United States of America and the Kingdom of Eswatini on January 15, 2021 ....
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Swaziland Plea to WHO for Urgent Help As Coronavirus Deaths Out of Control

All Africa 15 Jan 2021
Swaziland (eSwatini) has sent an urgent plea to the World Health Organisation (WHO) for help in getting through the coronavirus crisis as deaths continue to rise ....
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As Coronavirus Deaths Rise, Swaziland Royal Family Remain Indifferent, New Review Finds

All Africa 07 Jan 2021
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis in Swaziland intensified, the numbers of positive cases and deaths rose. Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini died of the virus. He had an underlying diabetes condition ....
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Police Halt Democracy March, 'Torture' Leader

All Africa 03 Jan 2021
Police in Swaziland (eSwatini) blocked a march for democracy and arrested leaders, torturing at least one of them, according to reports ....
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