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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 ...
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- 4 days ago @ times.co.sz: Talking on the different cultures she has been exposed to, she says there is no place like Swaziland. “I am lucky to have had the privilege to stay in England because I can assure you the Brits are not as welcoming as the Swazi people. Over there ...

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THULANI MASEKO WRITES LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA

Times of Swaziland: “We are happy that the American Government, under your administration, has noted that these things are not available to the vast majority of the people of Swaziland. They are not available because we are living under a system that abuses the people's ...

SD HIGH COMMISSIONER IN ENGLAND VISITS TEAM SWAZI

Times of Swaziland: MBABANE – Team Swazi currently at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland got a surprise visit from Swaziland High Commissioner in England, Dumisile Sukati yesterday morning. The country is represented by 14 athletes who were sent ...

DO WE NEED A PUBLIC PROTECTOR?

Times of Swaziland: Maybe we need a Public Protector here in Swaziland as well. There should be someone who says no to reckless public spending. If the money is used to construct schools or hospitals or build roads, we shall all benefit and that is what we all want. We ...

UTILITY SERVICE PROVIDERS HAVE POOR CUSTOMER ETHICS

Times of Swaziland: While there appears to be a service revolution in service delivery of utility providers, the customer service ethic remains poor; and even where this is embraced by all; customer service execution remains suspect. Of particular interest to me in the ...

Swaziland's press freedom under scrutiny

Prison sentences for editor and human rights lawyer have been criticised by rights groups and the US State Department.

Swaziland's press freedom under scrutiny

Aljazeera.com (blog): Xezwi may be hopeful of a positive outcome but Swaziland is not a democracy. It's ruled by King Mswati III, sub-Saharan Africa's last absolute monarch who pretty much reigns supreme, relying on a complex system of patronage and privilege while many ...

CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE: THE WAY TO GO

Times of Swaziland: EZULWINI – Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) is one of the ways that will ensure the country's economy status is improved. This was said by LUSIP-GEF National Project Manager Lynn Kota during a training workshop on developing national capacity to ...

Breast Cancer Network Appeals for Help to Save Life of Young Swazi

AllAfrica.com: MISA-Swaziland's e-Forum posts stories and statements from civil society groups and NGOs in promotion of media freedom, diversity, pluralism, and access to information. The e-Forum also encourages individuals and groups to reply and respond to stories ...

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Amnesty International hits at Swaziland over 'unlawful' arrests: South South

The Maravi Post: The arrest and subsequent sentencing of a newspaper editor and a human rights lawyer in Swaziland over contempt of court charges has ruffled feathers on the international scene, forcing Amnesty International to issue a reprimanding statement. Muchena.

BHEKI MAKHUBU'S 4-YEAR SENTENCE

Times of Swaziland: On count one, Makhubu was charged with contempt of court together with the Nation Magazine and Swaziland Independent Publishers. On Count Two, he was charged with contempt of court, together with The Nation Magazine, Swaziland Independent ...

Swaziland: 'Grossly Unfair Trial' - Editor, Lawyer Sentenced

[AI London]The sentencing of a newspaper editor and a human rights lawyer to two years in prison on charges of contempt of court after a grossly unfair trial in Swaziland is an outrageous attempt to silence dissenting voices, said Amnesty International.

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THULANI, BHEKI SENTENCE HARSH – US GOVT

Times of Swaziland: Through a statement issued by Marie Harf the Deputy Spokesperson on Sunday, the US said the two had already had a prolonged pre-trial detention and their conviction and 'harsh sentence' appeared to be in conflict with Swaziland's human rights ...

A CAR, PLUS OVER E70 000 FOR TOP VOTING GREEN MAMBA

Times of Swaziland: The Swazi Telecom Charity Cup sponsors, the Swaziland Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (SPTC) Corporate Affairs Manager Nqobile Magagula said despite the fact that the Premier League of Swaziland (PLS) did not include the article in this ...

'BULL' OWE 2012 CHARITY CUP VOTING MONEY

Times of Swaziland: One of the main reasons Mbabane Highlanders failed to qualify for the second consecutive time in the Swazi Telecom Charity Cup is that the capital city giants have an outstanding debt with the sponsor, the Swaziland Posts and. Telecommunications ...

PATIENTS WITH AIDS-RELATED CANCER TO GET PAIN MEDICATION

Times of Swaziland: Swaziland has the highest HIV prevalence in the world, with more than 26 per cent of adults aged between15-49 infected. Many of these individuals also suffer from AIDS-related opportunistic cancer, such as cervical cancer and Kaposi's sarcoma. Severe ...

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South Africa: Media groups slam jailing of journo, lawyer in Swaziland

In a statement made available to PANA, the South African National Editors' Forum objected to the sentencing, saying it is a “massive blow to freedom of expression in Swaziland and will have a chilling impact on the work of journalists in that country”.

Swaziland: Users bypass censored media with Social Media

IT News Africa: With the media being state controlled, media based in Swaziland can be heavily censored. The report called “Youth Usage of Social Media in Swaziland” has claimed that, “The young people have welcomed the emergence of social media because, among ...

Facebook 'Bypasses Censored Media'

AllAfrica.com: In Swaziland media are heavy censored, with nearly all broadcast media under direct state control and one of only two daily newspaper groups is in effect owned by King Mswati III, who rules the kingdom as sub-Saharan Africa's last absolute monarch.

Swaziland: 'Black Friday for Journalism' in Swaziland

[MISA-Swaziland]"An explosive and hostile Judge Mpendulo Simelane sentenced The Nation magazine editor Bheki Makhubu and columnist and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko to two years imprisonment without an option of a fine yesterday, sending shock waves to media practitioners locally and internationally," reports today's edition of weekly newspaper Observer on Saturday.

Swaziland: Facebook 'Bypasses Censored Media'

[Swazi Media]Young people in Swaziland are turning to social media sites such as Facebook because it allows them to enjoy 'the fundamental rights to freedom of expression' that is denied to them elsewhere in the kingdom, a research report has found.

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Court Silences Swazi Journalists

AllAfrica.com: Outside of Swaziland, condemnation of the jail sentences was swift from international organisations including the US State Department, Amnesty International, the Committee to Protect Journalists, the South Africa National Editors Forum, and Freedom House.

IN LOVE WITH THEATRE, MEDIA

Times of Swaziland: Talking on the different cultures she has been exposed to, she says there is no place like Swaziland. “I am lucky to have had the privilege to stay in England because I can assure you the Brits are not as welcoming as the Swazi people. Over there ...

Swaziland: Court Silences Swazi Journalists

[Swazi Media]A threat by a Swaziland High Court judge to jail journalists that criticise decisions made by the law courts has hit home.

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