Swaziland

Swaziland

Fri, 03 Sep 2021 12:12:16 GMT
School Closed After Pupils Protest Against Alleged Beatings
[Swazi Media] A high school in Swaziland (eSwatini) has been closed indefinitely after pupils boycotted classes in protest at beatings that some had received.

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 05:10:05 GMT
Monarchy Must Address Demands for Democratic Reform
[Chatham House] 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.

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 19:36:16 GMT
Bench Dilemma in Key Eswatini Terrorism Ruling Appeal
[Legalbrief] 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.

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 13:54:10 GMT
Swazi Army Commander Resigns After Exposure of Plot to Kill Editor
[Daily Maverick] General Jeffrey Shabalala did not know his friend was recording their conversations, where he allegedly planned the death of a newspaper editor.

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 09:12:31 GMT
Eswatini - the People Versus the King
[New Frame] King Mswati III's forces continue to kill, maim and jail pro-democracy protesters and other innocent citizens, including children and teens, while the international community looks on.

Swaziland Times

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 09:02:00 +0200
1 SHOT DEAD IN PUBLIC TRANSPORT PROTEST SHUTDOWN
MANZINI – The public transport workers’ protest yesterday resulted in one of them being shot dead at Luyengo and a shutdown of some towns in

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 09:00:00 +0200
GOVT AGREES TO HIRE MORE TEACHERS, HEAD TEACHERS
MANZINI – Government has given in to one of the demands of the protesting pupils by approving the filling of vacancies in learning institutions in

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 08:57:00 +0200
POLICE SHOOT NZONGOMANE HIGH PUPIL
NHLANGANO – A pupil from Nzongomane High School was allegedly shot by the police during a protest at the school yesterday. The pupils were said

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 08:54:00 +0200
REMOVE COPS RESPONSIBLE FOR NHLANHLA’S DEATH - RESIDENTS
SITEKI – Lugongolweni residents are calling for the suspension and subsequent removal of the police officers responsible for shooting businessman Nhlanhla Kunene. Over 3 000 residents

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 08:51:00 +0200
‘DIRTY’ TRIO’S SHOPPING SPREE LEADS TO POCA BUST
MBABANE – A shopping spree by three ‘dirty’ men who had over E68 000 on them at Bhunu Mall in Manzini, sold out an alleged

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