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Swaziland: HIV Wonder Drug 'Is Bogus'
The Times of Swaziland, the only independent daily newspaper in the kingdom, reported last month that a herbal product called 3H , sold by HHH Nature Health, could cure HIV in three months.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Swaziland: Coca-Cola Abandons Swazi Workers
Coca-Cola has denied that it intends to take any lead in protecting the rights of workers in Swaziland from land-grabbing.
Swaziland bans MPs from divorce - report
Swazi MPs have reportedly been banned from divorcing and those who are currently in the process of getting a divorce have been urged to hold off until their term of office ends.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Swaziland bans MPs from divorce to spare polygamous king's blushes
Swaziland's senate chief has said that lawmakers should not divorce, in a bid to spare the country's polygamous king from embarrassment.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Swaziland: Divorce 'Ban' for Swazi MPs
Swazi parliamentarians have been instructed not to get divorced during the next five years as this would embarrass King Mswati III.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Columbia Journalism Review
Audit Notes: Bloomberg FX scoop, Coke and Swaziland, WSJ.com
Bloomberg News has a great scoop on the potentially Libor-scale foreign-exchange scandal: FX traders used day traders to launder their bet on currencies and split the proceeds.
Swaziland: Activists Decry Swaziland Terrorism Law
More than two dozen rights groups are appealing to Swaziland's government, calling for the amendment of a terrorism act that they claim has been used to stifle peaceful opposition.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Coca-Cola knows it's good to know the King
Coca-Cola has a nice little arrangement in Swaziland where it has secured a tax rate of 6.5% by maintaining a friendly relationship with King Mswati III.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Swaziland: King Exploits Forced Child Labour
Children in Swaziland are being used as forced labour to tend the fields of King Mswati III, an international report on human trafficking says.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Swaziland: King's Family Get Top Political Jobs
King Mswati III of Swaziland has appointed another 16 members of his Royal Family to top political jobs; effectively carving up public life in the kingdom in is favour.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Swaziland: King Gives Top Job to His Daughter
King Mswati III of Swaziland has appointed his eldest daughter Princess Sikhanyiso, aged 23, to Liqoqo, the most powerful advisory committee in his kingdom.
Swaziland/South Africa: Football Boycott Call Growing
The President of the South African Football Association Danny Jordaan has hinted he backs a call to cancel a match with Swaziland in protest against King Mswati III's undemocratic rule.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Swaziland: Prime Minster Wrong On Human Rights
No observer of events in Swaziland over the past year can take seriously the reappointed Prime Minster Barnabas Dlamini's claim that, 'Government will ensure that the justice system is administered swiftly and efficiently and maintenance of law and order will be secured in accordance with the highest human rights standards.'
Wed Nov 06, 2013
Swaziland: Swaziland Takes No Steps Closer to Democracy
Despite a purported tte--tte with divinity and another round of elections, it seems that little has changed in Mswati III's mountainous kingdom.
Mon Nov 04, 2013
Forthright governor named as Swazi finance minister
The long-serving governor of the Central Bank of Swaziland, Martin Dlamini, has been appointed Swaziland's new finance minister by King Mswati III.