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MINISTER DEMANDS JOURNALIST’S ARREST
The Health
Minister of Swaziland / Eswatini Sibongile Ndlela-Simelane called on police to
arrest a journalist who was photographing government ministers’ cars outside
the Deputy Prime Minister’s office. She demanded
that the photographs be deleted which the...
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GOVT CASH CRISIS: STUDENTS GET RESULTS
S tudents at the University of Swaziland (UNISWA) who
have completed their exams have been given their results despite
a report they had been withheld because the government had not paid
their tuition fees. More than 3,200 students - almost half of all stud...
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GOVT CASH CRISIS: SCHOOLKIDS SENT HOME
Children a primary school
in Swaziland / Eswatini were sent home because their parents did not help to
pay its electricity bill. Parents at Antioch Primary,
Manzini, said the government had not paid the school its funds so it had no
money to cover its opera...
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ONLY 36 pc OF SWAZIS APPROVE OF P.M.
Just over one in three people in Swaziland / Eswatini
approve of the job performance of Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini or their
member of parliament, a new independent report found. The figure was even lower for the job performance of
their mayor or local ...
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STUDENTS STUCK AS GOVT NOT PAID FEES
Students who have completed their exams at the
University of Swaziland (UNISWA) will not get their results because the
government has not paid their tuition fees. More than 3,200 students - almost half of all students
at the university -   owed fees, a
news...
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GOVT-INDUCED HEALTH CRISIS DEEPENS
Swaziland’s health crisis
has deepened as the kingdom’s main supplier of medicines has run out of stock
because the government has not paid its bills. Among drugs in short supply
are those to treat HIV and cancers. Swazipharm
has written to all its clients ...
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POLICE INVESTIGATE LESBIAN OFFICER
Police in Swaziland /
Eswatini are investigating a woman officer who came out as a lesbian at the
kingdom’s LGBTI Pride event. Chief Police Information
and Communication Officer Superintendent Khulani Mamba confirmed this to
the Swazi News . ‘Deliberations ...
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‘VOTE RIGGING’ AS REGISTRATION TOPS 90%
Swaziland’s Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC)
says that more than 90 percent of those eligible have registered to vote, amid
claims of corruption and vote rigging. Registration was extended by 12 days at the end of
June 2018 and 18,237 people regist...
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ITUC CONDEMNS SWAZI POLICE ATTACK
The
International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) which represents 207 million
workers worldwide has protested to the Swaziland / Eswatini Government after police attacked peaceful demonstrators in
the kingdom’s capital Mbabane. Four
people were seriously ...
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COURT TEST FOR SWAZILAND NAME CHANGE
The decision by King Mswati
the absolute monarch to change the name of Swaziland to Eswatini is to be
challenged in court.   The King made the
pronouncement on his 50 th birthday in April 2018 and later signed a
legal notice. The Institute for Democracy
and...
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