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Globe and Mail
Virgin births claimed by nearly 1 per cent of American women studied
A detail from The Virgin Mary with Saints Thomas Aquinas and Paul Tempera A detail from The Virgin Mary with Saints Thomas Aquinas and Paul Tempera Nearly 1 per cent of young women in a U.S. study who have become pregnant claim to have done so as virgins, according to a report in the Christmas edition of Britain's BMJ medical journal.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Swaziland: Mandela Memorial Freedom Pledge
Swaziland state forces have broken up a peaceful church service intended to mourn the death of Nelson Mandela after its organisers pledged to honour Madiba by fighting for democracy in the kingdom.
Swaziland: Swazi Police Break Up Mandela Prayers
Police in Swaziland have broken up a church service held to mourn the death of Nelson Mandela, according reports from the kingdom.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Husky Plays Whack-A-Mole With Kitten
Playing whack-a-mole at the carnival? Everyone knows the game is rigged and you're liable to lose.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Voice of America
Swaziland Pro-Democracy Groups to Meet in December
In the Southern African kingdom of Swaziland, pro-democracy groups plan to meet this month to come up with improved ways of pressing for reforms.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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.