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Friday Sep 12 | Iol.co.za

Nkandla prepares for Khulubuse's wedding

Things are hectic at President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home as the family adds the finishing touches to preparations for the traditional wedding of his businessman nephew, Khulubuse Zuma, to his Swaziland princess, Fikisiwe Dlamini. About 5 000 guests, including locals, MPs and cabinet ministers, are expected to attend the open-invitation ceremony.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Rivlin welcomes four ambassadors, but Kiwi envoy left out

President Reuven Rivlin received the credentials of new envoys in Jerusalem for the first time on Thursday. He had been scheduled to receive the credentials of ambassadors Paata Kalandadze of Georgia, Edminas Bagdonas of Lithuania, Shigeo Matsutomi of Japan, Jonathan Andrew Curr of New Zealand, and Promise Msibi of Swaziland.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: 'Poison Fumes Strike 500 Workers'

About 500 workers at a textile factory in Swaziland needed medical treatment after inhaling poisonous chemicals, according to the kingdom's trade union federation. The Trade Union Congress of Swaziland said the incident happened at the Taiwanese-owned Tex-Ray factory in Manzini, the kingdom's main commercial city on Friday .

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

State Department

Press Releases: Swaziland National Day Message

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I send best wishes to the people of the Kingdom of Swaziland on your independence day. I am proud of our work together to fight HIV/AIDS and improve the health of all Swazis.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: King, 46, Takes Virgin, 19, As 14th Wife

Swaziland's King Mswati III has finally married the 19-year-old former beauty pageant contestant dubbed by foreign media as 'Naughty Sindi' The King, aged 46, chose the teenager as his wife from among thousands of young virgin girls who danced semi-naked in front of him at the kingdom's annual Umhlanga or Reed Dance in 2013.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: 'Huge Drop in Numbers At Reed Dance'

At least 40,000 fewer young Swazi women are taking part in this year's annual Umhlanga or Reed Dance ceremony than in 2013 if newspaper reports in Swaziland are correct.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: Police Stop Workers From Praying

It happened outside the textile firm Tex Ray in Manzini on Tuesday where local media reported about 1,500 textile workers had gathered to hear a local pastor, Zandile Hlophe, preach.

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AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: 'Misbehaving' Girls Face Public Whipping

Girls who do not turn up for King Mswati III at the forthcoming annual Umhlanga Reed Dance in Swaziland will be publicly whipped.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: Democrat Leader 'Critically Ill' in Jail

Swaziland's People's United Democratic Movement's has reported that its President Mario Masuku has fallen 'critically ill' in prison where he is on remand awaiting trial on a sedition charge.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Swaziland: Airlink Forced to Use King's Airport

The Airline part owned by the Swazi Government is to be forced to move its operations to the King Mswati III Airport, which opened in March 2014 but has not seen a single commercial aircraft land since.

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