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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Africa: World's Media Chiefs Press African Leaders on Freedoms

Editors and publishers from across the world have singled out the governments of Egypt, Ethiopia, South Africa and Swaziland for threatening free expression and media freedom.

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6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: King's Defiant Subjects 'Will Burn'

King Mswati III's right-hand man has told a community they 'will burn' if they continue to defy instructions from the King.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: African Union Launches Internet Exchange Point in Swaziland

The Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology of Kingdom of Swaziland in partnership with the African Union's Infrastructure and Energy Department and Internet Society have launched an Internet Exchange Point in Swaziland.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: Editor and Lawyer to Be Re-Arrested

Warrants were issued for the re-arrest of the editor of the Nation magazine Bheki Makhubu and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko in Swaziland on Wednesday .

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Iol.co.za

Swazi editor arrested again

A Swaziland editor facing charges of contempt was re-arrested on Wednesday after the country's top judge appealed an earlier ruling to set him free.

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AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: Public Banned From King's New Airport

The Swazi public have been banned from visiting the new King Mswati III Airport in Swaziland in case they wear out floor tiles in the passenger lounge.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: Ambassadors Support Jailed Writers

The European Union Ambassador to Swaziland Nicole Bellomo and the US Ambassador to Swaziland Makila James both visited the High Court on Friday in solidarity with the magazine editor Bheki Makhubu and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko who have been jailed on remand after writing articles critical of Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi and the Swazi ... (more)

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: Editor Is a Secret Security Risk - Govt

The Swaziland Government says it has to put Bheki Makhubu, the magazine editor charged with contempt of court, in leg-irons because he is a 'security risk'.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: Justice, Political System Go on Trial

In Swaziland a magazine editor and a human rights lawyer are sitting in jail awaiting trial on 'contempt of court' charges.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

MBendi

Swaziland economic activity estimated to have grown 2% in 2011;...

A mission of the International Monetary Fund led by Mr. Jiro Honda visited the Kingdom of Swaziland during January 13‒21, 2014.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Voice of America

Swaziland Unveils New International Airport

King of Swaziland Mswati III and one of his 13 wives disembark from a plane after arriving at Katunayake International airport in Colombo, Sri Lanka, August 13, 2012.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: 'King's Airport Still Has No Licence'

Swaziland's new King Mswati III Airport is not fully licensed to operate, despite claims from the kingdom's civil aviation authority that it is.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Mail & Guardian

The president's got our back, says Jacob Zuma's clan

The local clan members living around Zuma's Nkandla homestead say he is their leader and entitled to everything he has.

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AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: Naming and Shaming

When he launched his - sorry Swaziland's - brand new airport, King Mswati III was determined to make a clear point to all the detractors who had criticised the project over the years.

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