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Given the extent of our need for those skills here in the Kingdom, we look to the Swazi medical specialists in the country to help us obtain an understanding of what is required to attract the non-resident Swazi medical specialists back to Swaziland ...
OVER 550 744 people (49 per cent of Swaziland's estimated population in 2016) are projected to have livelihood deficits during the 2016/17 consumption year.
NATIONAL basketball champions Harare City Hornets underlined their growing status as a regional powerhouse with a polished display which earned them a silver medal in the Swaziland International Invitational tournament in Mbabane over the weekend.
Inkhosatana Sikhanyiso has hailed South African president Jacob Zuma for the speech he delivered at His Majesty King Mswati III's 49th birthday in Nhlangano because it helped many learn and know about the important role played by Swaziland in the ...
The mandate that JA Swaziland has is to constantly provide equal opportunities for young people from all walks of life to succeed in life.
Jacob Zuma concluded his visit to Swaziland where he attended the fifth Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Summit Heads of State.
President Jacob Zuma has arrived in the Kingdom of Swaziland ahead of the 5th Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Summit to be held on Friday.
"Swaziland faces a challenging economic environment. In 2016, a prolonged drought and a sharp decline in revenue from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) severely hit the economy.
The Swaziland army continues to try to justify stripping people naked at border crossings to see if they are carrying illegal goods.
Delegates from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) member states are in Swaziland for a five-day meeting of SACU institutions.
President Jacob Zuma will attend the 5th Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) Summit to be held on 23 June 2017 in Swaziland.SACU, the oldest Customs Union in the world, is constituted of Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Swaziland.
Harare City Hornets left the country yesterday for Swaziland for the annual Swazi Invitational tournament in Mbabane, with their captain Dancan Shenje declaring the team was ready to strike gold.
Two years ago Swaziland was put under the International Labour Organisation's (ILO) Special Paragraph at the International Labour Conference (ILC) after the country failed to meet certain requirements.
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Mr. Geremia Palomba visited Mbabane from June 7-19, 2017, to conduct the 2017 Article IV Consultation discussions with Swaziland. At the conclusion of the visit, Mr. Palomba made the following ...
Heart for Africa, a not-for-profit organization based out of Atlanta, has an outreach mission in Swaziland, Project Canaan, a 2,500-acre self-sustaining farm with an orphanage and school, and programs providing support to 30 churches in Swaziland.
Sacu, the oldest customs union in the world, is constituted of Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland. The summit of heads of state and government of Sacu met on an annual basis to discuss progress in implementation of the agreed work ...
Swaziland as the current chair of Sacu had successfully led a process that facilitated discussions within Sacu on the transformation of Sacu towards a developmental integration agenda.
In attendance were the Prime Minister of Swaziland, Sibusiso Dlamini representing SADC Chairperson His Majesty King Mswati III, President Edgar Lungu of Zambia, SADC facilitator and South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and SADC ...
SADC leaders have congratulated Lesotho on a peaceful hand over of power at the inauguration of Prime Minister Tom Thabane in the capital Maseru.
His Majesty King Mswati III yesterday officially opened a E160 million state-of-the-art Old Mutual Swaziland Agrifund Swazi milk Project at Sidvokodvo.
Dr. Alex Cohen of Iowa City is an eye surgeon with a lot of heart. That heart and his skilled hands are much appreciated in Swaziland in Southern Africa, where he has performed assembly-line cataract surgery on literally hundreds of disadvantaged ...
AN order by Judge Nkosinathi Nkonyane calling off the march by teachers was a minute too late. By the time the judgement was made, teachers were already at ...
A Swaziland policeman broke his baton as he attacked schoolteachers during a peaceful protest march. 'The baton broke while the police officer used it to restrain the teachers who were pushing the Cabinet gates,' the Times of Swaziland reported on ...
WFP's leading donors including the European Union, USA, CERF, Japan and the African Development Bank - contributed US$9.4 million towards food and cash ...
Senators in Swaziland threw out a motion to make a report on access to health facilities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and/or intersexual (LGBTI) people because it was 'discrimination' in favour of them.
Mabila submitted before High Court Judge Robert Magagula that his client instructed him that the executive command of the Royal Swaziland police (RSP) is in fact the one that gave him orders to have fingerprints for some convicts deleted from the ...
Harvesting of the 2017 main season cereal crops is expected to finalize at the end of June and production is forecast to increase from the reduced output of 2016 ...
"With the escalating levels of rhino poaching occurring mainly in KZN and Mpumalanga province in South Africa, as well as seizures of rhino horn consignments internationally, Swaziland is extremely concerned that such practice may take root," Reilly ...
It is alleged that officers of the Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force (USDF) - as the army is officially known - took bribes from recruits.
drought and Food Security: Results from the Swaziland Vulnerability Analysis Committee and IPC analysis indicate that 350,000 people are in need of emergency food assistance, with 640,000 potentially affected by some degree of food insecurity at the ...
Three men suspected to be rhino poachers were shot and killed on Saturday at Hlane Royal National Park. The men are said to have before their death exchanged fierce fire with the Royal Swaziland police (Lukhozi Unit) and Big Game Parks rangers deep ...
A woman in Swaziland has complained that soldiers at a border crossing made her remove her underwear and inspect her private parts with a mirror.
Toledo, OH - Toledo Zoo elephant Louie will soon be wooing a herd of Swaziland elephants at Henry Doorly Zoo, and they're all great genetic catches.
In South Africa, project RID (Remove the Intoxicated Driver), [this being the country where celebrities are quoted by the media as having vowed never to return to Swaziland after they were caught drunk], has produced miracles for its people. An ...
Speaking during the official launch of the new mobile money subscription model held yesterday at Swazi MTN head offices in Ezulwini, MultiChoice Swaziland General manager Phumi Drummond said this solution would greatly reduce the inconvenience of ...
... the end of 2019, that the commitment remained in place. The total amount invested in Project Last Mile by partner organisations is $21 million.
police in Swaziland are to investigate their own officers amid claims they helped to 'smuggle' illegal foreigners into the kingdom.
The Swaziland arts sector has invested R150 000 towards the newly launched MTN Swaziland Arts and music Association (SWAMA) Awards, which will be held in Matsapha in August this year.
The health of the people of our country, the Kingdom of Swaziland, is of the highest priority to His Majesty's government.
Details emerging from the Sadc Joint Extraordinary Meeting of Ministers responsible for agriculture, Food Security, fisheries and aquaculture which was held in Swaziland recently show that South Africa registered an 83 percent increase in grain output, ...
A United Nations group has asked Swaziland to account for the number of arrests made under its anti-terror and sedition laws.
President Luthfo Dlamini says their aim is to see all musicians prosper within the SADC region and eventually showcase their talent abroad.
MTN Swaziland's price transformation is due to the Swaziland Post and Telecommunication corporation's reduction of their backbone infrastructure prices as well as wholesale prices.
In what may come as relief for MTN Swaziland Pay As You Go (PAYG) subscribers, prices on calls, short messaging services (SMS) and data have been slashed by up to 63 per cent, an advantage envisaged to be enjoyed a week from today.
For the second term running children in Swaziland are being sent home from school because there is no food to feed them. The Swazi government has once again failed to deliver food, known locally as zondle, to poverty-stricken areas of the kingdom.
MAHLANYA, Swaziland: 'Why do you think these people keep coming here?' This was the crux of a discussion with a fellow photographer from South Africa who was also capturing the moments of the 2017 11th bushfire Festival in Swaziland.
Pupils at a primary school in Swaziland were thrashed because they did not bring enough empty milk cartons to class. It happened at Lubombo Central Primary School in Siteki, according to a report in the Times of Swaziland on Tuesday (20 May 2017).
police detectives and officers in intelligence and the Special Task Force arrested eight other police officers at the Golela border post on Tuesday.
They will be staying for a destination familiarisation (FAM) tour, courtesy of the Swaziland Tourism Authority (STA). The pair arrived on Monday evening, and headed straight to the pristine Foresters Arms Hotel in Mhlambanyatsi, where they put up for ...
Through a programme set up by government, Swaziland National AIDS Programme (SNAP) and Family Health International (FHI 360), the ministry of health is working with police to address structural barriers faced by key populations such as sex workers.


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