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News: Swaziland

We have started to collect the most important news related to Swaziland in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Swaziland: news

Swaziland activist is elected MP

Tuesday, September 24th 2013, 16:28

Leading pro-democracy activist Jan Sithole tells the BBC he will be able to bring change to Swaziland, after being elected to parliament.
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Swaziland votes in no-party election

Friday, September 20th 2013, 10:46

Voters in Swaziland are choosing a new parliament, even though political parties cannot take part and the king retains absolute power.
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VIDEO: Swaziland's cannabis 'gold'

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 5:26

Some of Swaziland's poorest make their living by growing marijuana illegally, and campaigners are pushing for the legalisation of cannabis.
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VIDEO: Historic African school turns 50

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 17:24
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The first multi-racial school in southern Africa, Waterford Kamhlaba School in Swaziland, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
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VIDEO: 'Football party' moves to Nelspruit

Monday, January 21st 2013, 19:02
related countries: Mozambique Mozambique, South Africa South Africa
related places: Nelspruit

The drama of the Africa Cup of Nations moved on Monday to the South African city of Nelspruit, located near the borders with Swaziland and Mozambique.
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Swazi police's mini-skirt warning

Monday, December 24th 2012, 11:19

Women in Swaziland risk arrest if they wear mini-skirts or revealing tops as they will be violating moral standards, a police spokeswoman says.
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World royals mark Diamond Jubilee

Friday, May 18th 2012, 19:42
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

More than 20 monarchs gather to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, with protests over the inclusion of the controversial heads of Bahrain and Swaziland.
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Swazi king gets jet 'as present'

Wednesday, April 25th 2012, 15:03

Swaziland's king receives a luxury jet as a gift from "anonymous sponsors", a spokesperson says - denying claims meagre public funds were used.
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Will the cult of the Swazi king ever end?

Thursday, April 19th 2012, 7:16

Birthday blues as Swazi monarch demands donations for his party
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Coke urged to abandon Swazi king

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 17:39

Pro-democracy activists in Swaziland call on Coca-Cola - a major investor in the country - to withdraw its support for King Msawti III.
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