Aug 6th, 2012
MBABANE, Swaziland: Every day, King Mswati III and his retinue of 13 wives face tough choices. Should they drive the BMW or the Rolls-Royce? Which plush palace to sleep in? Jet off to Dubai for a shopping spree or to Las Vegas to play the tables? Doris, a 35-year-old nurse who lives in the capital [....
Apr 18th, 2012
Mbabane – The United States is expressing concern about a crackdown on anti-monarchy demonstrations in Swaziland. A statement released on Wednesday by the US Embassy in Mbabane criticised security forces in the southern African nation for preventing peaceful gatherings and the government for ba...
Nov 30th, 2011
Mbabane – A Swazi police officer has been suspended after she blurted out while in a spiritual trance that she wished for Africa’s last absolute monarchy to end, a church official said on Wednesday. Dumsile Khumalo, a junior police officer in the eastern town of Mliba, was at an inter-fai...
Sep 8th, 2011
Thousands of people marched on Thursday against the appointed government in Swaziland, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, a day after clashes with riot police in which several protesters were arrested and beaten, an activist and local media said. As a week of protests against King Mswati III came...