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Swaziland Army 'Teargas, Injure Striking Students in Their College Rooms'

All Africa 23 Sep 2021
Swaziland (eSwatini) soldiers reportedly attacked striking students in their college rooms, firing teargas ....
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Democracy Delayed in Eswatini

All Africa 23 Sep 2021
Mbabane, Eswatini -- 'We can never be head of government because we weren't born 'right'. We can do nothing to make our lives better.' ....
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Youth businesses now catered for under relaunched credit guarantee schemes managed by CBE (The Central Bank of Swaziland)

Public Technologies 20 Sep 2021
). To help improve small and medium enterprises' access to finance and contribute to job creation, the Minister of Commerce, Industry and Trade, Hon ... Revision of the schemes brings good news to the youth ... The Central Bank of Swaziland published this content on 20 September 2021 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein ... (noodl.
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Swaziland Soldiers 'Assault Party-Goers, Force Them to Eat Raw Meat'

All Africa 15 Sep 2021
Soldiers in Swaziland (eSwatini) have been accused of assaulting a group of young people who had been having a braai (barbecue) at a private home ....
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eSwatini Pro-Democracy Protesters Take Their Case to UN

All Africa 14 Sep 2021
Hundreds of prodemocracy demonstrators in Swaziland (eSwatini) gathered outside the UN office inn the kingdom's capital Mbabane demanding an end to King Mswati's absolute monarchy ....
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Why people in Eswatini are protesting

BBC News 09 Sep 2021
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Country Calm But No Clear Way Forward - Bishop

All Africa 08 Sep 2021
Manzini -- "The situation in the country remains 'calm' with sporadic episodes of violence ... Mgr.
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Swaziland: eSwatini Independence Day

All Africa 06 Sep 2021
On behalf of the United States of America, I offer congratulations to the people of Eswatini on the 53rd anniversary of your nation's independence ....
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School Closed After Pupils Protest Against Alleged Beatings

All Africa 04 Sep 2021
A high school in Swaziland (eSwatini) has been closed indefinitely after pupils boycotted classes in protest at beatings that some had received ....
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Monarchy Must Address Demands for Democratic Reform

All Africa 26 Aug 2021
Africa's last absolute monarchy must recognize the country's changing dynamics and calls for democratic reform or face a political stalemate and recurring violence ....
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Bench Dilemma in Key Eswatini Terrorism Ruling Appeal

All Africa 26 Aug 2021
The 2016 High Court judgment in this case came as a relief to many opposed to the present system in Eswatini because it found essential elements of two laws, regarded as highly repressive, were unconstitutional ....
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Swazi Army Commander Resigns After Exposure of Plot to Kill Editor

All Africa 25 Aug 2021
General Jeffrey Shabalala did not know his friend was recording their conversations, where he allegedly planned the death of a newspaper editor ....
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