Sobhuza II of Swaziland

By benim
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Apr 12th, 2011
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MANZINI, Swaziland – Police in Swaziland fired water cannons and tear gas, beat people with batons and arrested activists to prevent pro-democracy protests Tuesday in sub-Saharan Africa’s last absolute monarchy. In recent weeks, an online campaign has tried to rally support for Tuesday’s ...
By benim
In Daylight Africa
Apr 12th, 2011
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Africa’s last absolute monarch, Swaziland’s King Mswati III, has enraged his impoverished nation by enjoying a lifestyle of unchecked luxury while demanding salary cuts from civil servants. Mswati has 13 wives and a fortune estimated at $100m, placing him on Forbes magazine’s list o...