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Witches can't fly brooms above 150 meters in Swaziland

Washington Times: Witches in Swaziland — where witchcraft is serious business — aren't cleared to fly their broomsticks higher than 150 meters and violators may be arrested and fined. The clarification comes from Civil Aviation Authority marketing and corporate ...
Keep Your Eye on Swaziland

- 3 days ago @ nationalinterest.org: Swaziland, a small landlocked country in Southern Africa, has a knack for making the news, and, more often than not, for the wrong reasons. However, a financial crisis in 2011 and the suspension of the kingdom from the U.S. African Growth and ...

MAN CYCLES FROM INDIA TO SWAZILAND

- 2 days ago @ times.co.sz: MBABANE – In what is an incredible mission, an Indian national, Somen Debnath, has, after 10 years of gruelling cycling, finally reached Swaziland from his native country in an 'Around the World on Bicycle' tour for an HIV/AIDS Awareness campaign.

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The response of some U.S. institutions that should know better to Ebola has been anything but inspiring, writes Idris Ayodeji Bello.

FINALLY SNAT'S MUZI MHLANGA OWNS UP TO PRESS STATEMENT

Times of Swaziland: MBABANE – After an unattributed press statement in which the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) attempted to explain why their members abused Ipads and ran up a E150 000 phone bill in a four-month period, SNAT Secretary General ...

Books and music help patients recover in Swaziland; Program helps relieve

Austin Herald: Now she's helping ensure they can listen to uplifting music too. Barb Houle, who teaches psychology at Riverland Community College, started Read to Recovery in 2010, a program to give books to patients in Swaziland hospitals. In June, Houle expanded ...

Swaziland: Activists Launch #SwaziJustice Drive

[Swazi Media]A video in support of two jailed Swaziland journalist has been released as part of a new social media campaign to draw attention to human rights failings in the kingdom.

Swaziland: Swazi Justice Campaign Launch

AllAfrica.com: A video in support of two jailed Swaziland journalist has been released as part of a new social media campaign to draw attention to human rights failings in the kingdom. As a start #swazijustice is focussing on the case of Bheki Makhubu and Thulani ...

1 450 JOBS TO BE LOST AT TEX RAY

Times of Swaziland: MATSAPHA – The Tex Ray factory is set to retrench all its 1 450 workers by November 5, 2014 and close down following the country's loss of AGOA. This is contained in a letter of notice that was written by the factory Manager Lisa Chang to the Swaziland ...

REGISTRAR RUBBISHES TALK OF EX-AG FACING CHARGES

Times of Swaziland: The Swazi Observer yesterday carried an article where it was reported that Dlamini, who is the Swaziland High Commissioner to South Africa, had been slapped with charges of obstructing the course of justice, sedition and contempt of court and was due ...

MAN CYCLES FROM INDIA TO SWAZILAND

Times of Swaziland: MBABANE – In what is an incredible mission, an Indian national, Somen Debnath, has, after 10 years of gruelling cycling, finally reached Swaziland from his native country in an 'Around the World on Bicycle' tour for an HIV/AIDS Awareness campaign.

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SWAZIS ARE CRUEL TO EACH OTHER

Times of Swaziland: My main argument is in Swaziland and what is happening towards the poor people. We are being treated like trash, like we are not people worth anything. Recently in Nokwane, people were cruelly evicted from their homes in the name of development.

Zim shot stopper resurfaces in Swaziland

One of the country's promising goalkeeping prospects Nicho Francis who left the country in search for greener pastures has resurfaced in Swaziland where he has joined premiership side Mbabane Swallows. By Brian Nkiwane. The promising Zimbabwean ...

In Swaziland, "the path to freedom goes through prison"

In Swaziland , freedom of speech does not exist. Criticize the King or expose the government and prison is possible. That is what happened to Thulani Maseko, a human rights lawyer and Bheki Makhubu, journalist and editor ...

Swazi Media Commentary: HUNGER INCREASES IN SWAZILAND

The proportion of people who are undernourished more than doubled in Swaziland since 2004–2006 and in 2011-2013 was 35.8 percent of the kingdom's 1.3 million population or about 455,000 people. IFPRI reported that ...

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LOOMING CRUNCH TIME FOR SWAZI CONSUMERS

Times of Swaziland: This was the unanimous observation of three independent economists who are of the view that an increase of VAT which currently stands at 14 per cent both in South Africa and Swaziland, would generally increase the cost of prices of both goods and ...

Thokozile Masipa: Pistorius's judge and jury

South Africa does not have jury trials, so Oscar Pistorius's fate was always going to lie in the hands of one person -- Judge Thokozile Masipa.

FREEDOM AWARD..

Jailed Editor Wins Freedom Award

AllAfrica.com: Bheki Makhubu, the Swaziland editor jailed for two years for publishing articles critical of judges has won the Press Freedom Award at the CNN / Multichoice journalism awards. Makhubu, editor of the Nation, a small-circulation monthly comment magazine, ...

Swaziland: Jailed Editor Wins Freedom Award

[Swazi Media]Bheki Makhubu, the Swaziland editor jailed for two years for publishing articles critical of judges has won the Press Freedom Award at the CNN / Multichoice journalism awards.

MBABANE..

45 CURTAINS FOR E468 000

Times of Swaziland: MBABANE – Government has made yet another purchase of 45 curtains at E468 000 for the Swaziland College of Technology (SCOT). The curtains, which have been hanged at the faculty of Education at SCOT, were purchased through a tender that was ...

RSSC TAKING BIG STRIDES IN FIGHT AGAINST BREAST CANCER

Times of Swaziland: MBABANE – Last year RSSC made a bold move in becoming the key sponsor for the Swaziland Breast and Cervical Cancer Network's (SBCCN's) annual Brave the Breast walk. Brave the Breast is a fund-raising event also conducted in honour of survivors, ...

E12.6M TO BRING DEMOCRACY

Times of Swaziland: MBABANE –The European Union (EU) has availed about E12.6 million to civil society organisations to engage in projects or actions in support of democracy and human rights activities in Swaziland. The actual amount is 900 000 Euros. The EU will avail ...

Francis expects bright future

Nicho Francis is hopeful of enjoying a long and fruitful career after starting to find his feet at new club Mbabane Swallows.

Sd ranked 14th best league in africa - Times Of Swaziland

MBABANE – The hard- working Premier League of Swaziland (PLS) on Thursday got another feather on its cap when Swaziland's premier league was ranked 14th in the African continent. The rating is based on sponsorship ...

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Keep Your Eye on Swaziland

Swaziland, a small landlocked country in Southern Africa, has a knack for making the news, and, more often than not, for the wrong reasons. However, a financial crisis in 2011 and the suspension of the kingdom from the U.S. African Growth and ...

OVER 200 HOMESTEADS DAMAGED BY STORM

Times of Swaziland: The over 200 families have appealed to the Swaziland Red Cross to come to their rescue with tents and food. As a result of the storm which hit the country on Thursday evening, some areas around the Lubombo region experienced power outages. At Tikhuba ...

Wife of jailed Madagascar ex-leader calls on country to 'rise up'

Antananarivo (AFP) - The wife of Madagascar's ex-leader Marc Ravalomanana on Friday called for the crisis-wracked island nation to "rise up" after her husband was detained upon a controversial return from exile.

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