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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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South Africa agrees Swazi bailout

Wednesday, August 3rd 2011, 17:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South Africa agrees a 2.4bn rand ($355m; £218m) loan to help Swaziland cope with a cash crisis but insists on economic and political reforms.
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Swazi HIV patients 'eat cow dung'

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 18:42

Some HIV-positive patients in Swaziland are so poor they are eating cow dung to fill their stomachs and make anti-retroviral drugs effective, activists say.
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Queens of bling

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 11:00

Can Swazi king afford 13 wives while his people go hungry?
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Swazi judge in king 'insult' row

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 19:04

A top judge in Swaziland, Thomas Masuku, has been suspended for allegedly insulting King Mswati III, the chief justice says.
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Swazi plea for S Africa bailout

Wednesday, June 22nd 2011, 16:47
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Swaziland asks South Africa for a financial bailout as it risks running out of money, South Africa's top foreign affairs official says.
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Swazi police disperse protesters

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 15:55

Police in Swaziland use tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters calling for elections in Africa's last absolute monarchy.
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Swazi serial killer faces hanging

Saturday, April 2nd 2011, 15:50

A judge in Swaziland sentences serial killer David Simelane, responsible for the deaths of 28 people, to death by hanging.
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Mass Swazi protest at pay freeze

Friday, March 18th 2011, 16:04

Civil servants hold the biggest march in Swaziland for several years to protest at a pay freeze, while King Mswati plans lavish celebrations.
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Swazi 'torture' threat condemned

Friday, September 10th 2010, 11:29

Swaziland unions condemn the prime minister's suggestion that dissidents should be whipped on their feet with spikes.
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Arrests over Swaziland protests

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 12:57

Police in Swaziland arrest about 50 people ahead of protests against sub-Saharan Africa's last absolute monarchy, activists say.
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