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Favoured Motoring for Swaziland Government Ministers

Favoured Motoring for Swaziland Government Ministers

While the Swaziland Government is content to have only 12 public ambulances available for the whole kingdom because many are off the road waiting for repair, it has been reported that Government ministers have been given hire cars to use while their government cars are also in the workshop. The Times Sunday an independent newspaper […]

Chorus Against Swazi Election Grows

Chorus Against Swazi Election Grows

Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) has joined the growing chorus of international observers to declare elections in Swaziland / Eswatini undemocratic. King Mswati III rules the kingdom as sub-Saharan Africa’s last absolute monarch and political parties are banned from taking part and many political activists are labelled ‘terrorists’ under the Suppression of Terrorism Act. Sunit […]

Swaziland Admits It Is Broke

Swaziland Admits It Is Broke

Despite finding US$30 million to buy the kingdom’s absolute monarch King Mswati III a second private plane, earmarking E1.5bn (US$125m) this year to build a conference centre and five-star hotel to host the African Union summit in 2020 that will last only eight days, budgeting E5.5 million to build Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini a retirement […]

Swazi People Not Electing Their Government

Swazi People Not Electing Their Government

People in Swaziland / Eswatini have been misled into believing they are about to elect a government at the forthcoming national election. They are not. Swaziland is ruled by King Mswati III who is sub-Saharan Africa’s last absolute monarch. Political parties are banned from taking part in the election and King Mswati chooses the Prime […]

King Mswati III’s U.S.$1.6 Million Watch Equals 6 Months’ Aid

King Mswati III’s U.S.$1.6 Million Watch Equals 6 Months’ Aid

As King Mswati III, the absolute monarch of Swaziland, wears a watch worth US$1.6 million and a suit beaded with gold weighing 6 kg, the World Food Program has said it cannot raise the US$1.1 million it needs to feed starving children in the kingdom. King Mswati turned 50 in April 2018 and wore the […]

Swaziland King’s Guards in Trouble for ‘Leaking Photos’ of Royal Jet

Swaziland King’s Guards in Trouble for ‘Leaking Photos’ of Royal Jet

Members of the security personnel of Swaziland’s absolute King have been fined 29 cattle after pictures of his multi-million dollar private jet appeared on social media. Photographs of the wake of the vigil of King Mswati III’s wife Inkhosikati Senteni Masango who committed suicide in April 2018 were also published online. The City Press in […]

King Mswati III – Lifestyles of the Rich and Royal

King Mswati III – Lifestyles of the Rich and Royal

The dire state of the Kingdom of eSwatini’s economy has not slowed down its king’s spending and lavish lifestyle. King Mswati’s latest purchase is a further extravagance imposed on the country’s ailing economy. Aside from renaming the country on its 50th Independence Day celebrations, the King of eSwatini also saw fit to gift himself a […]

Swaziland Election Board Targets Fewer Voters

Swaziland Election Board Targets Fewer Voters

Swaziland’s Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) is targeting to register fewer voters for the forthcoming national election than registered at the last poll in 2013. EBC Chairman Chief Gija Dlamini said it was targeting 500,000 voters. The Swazi Observer reported on Friday (1 June 2018) he said, ‘It could be a miracle to have all […]

Is Zambian Leader Building Million-Dollar Mansion in Swaziland?

Is Zambian Leader Building Million-Dollar Mansion in Swaziland?

State House spokesperson Amos Chanda says there is no impropriety involved in the transaction involving a gift of a piece of land given to President Edgar Lungu in the Royal Kingdom of eSwatini (formerly known as Swaziland). Speaking when he addressed the press at statehouse this afternoon, Chanda said the matter is a purely decision […]

Swazi King Mswati III Gets Dining Suite Made of Gold

Swazi King Mswati III Gets Dining Suite Made of Gold

The Queen Mother gave King Mswati III, the absolute monarch of Swaziland / Eswatini, a dining room suite made of gold for his 50th birthday. It will go alongside a lounge suite trimmed with gold that he was given by senior members of his government. He also received cheques totalling at least E15 million (US$1.2 […]

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