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2016-06-29 Swazi Game Rangers 'Shoot to Kill'
[Swazi Media] People are being shot and killed in Swaziland because they are suspected of poaching and game rangers are immune from prosecution, a United Nations review on human rights has been told.

2016-06-28 No Amnesty in 'Terror' Cases
[Swazi Media] Swaziland refused to withdraw all charges against people brought under the Suppression of Terrorism Act (STA), when it appeared before a United Nations review of human rights in the kingdom.

2016-06-29 A Text Message Helps Families in Swaziland Survive Ongoing Drought
[IFRC] In Swaziland, a small land-locked country in southern Africa, the worst El Niño weather phenomenon in decades has left 25 per cent of the population, or more than 320,000 people in desperate need of food assistance. With entire crops failed, the Red Cross is turning to cash transfers to help see families through the difficult times.

2016-06-23 Bafana Humble Swaziland to Reach Cosafa Final
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana represented by the u23 squad are through to the finals of the 2016 Edition of the COSAFA Castle Cup following a 5-1 thrashing of Swaziland.

2016-06-22 Innocent Boy, 11, Locked Up for 10 Years
[Swazi Media] Children as young as eleven years old are being incarcerated in juvenile correction facilities in Swaziland for up to ten years, even though they have committed no crimes.

2016-06-22 Mashaba Eager to Reach Cosafa Final As They Face Swaziland
[SAFA] The semi-final clash between Bafana Bafana and Swaziland in the COSAFA Castle Cup will be a battle between master and student. South Africa's head coach Ephraim "Shakes" Mashaba will come up against his protégé Harris Bulunga who leads iSihlangu. The clash takes place this afternoon (Wednesday, 22 June 2016) at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Namibia. Kickoff is at 18h00 South African time (17h00 in Namibia).

2016-06-21 Swazis With Albinism Demand Govt Protection
[Swazi Media] Albino people in Swaziland have called on the Government to protect them because they say they are 'hunted down like animals'.

2016-06-22 Bafana Bafana Bracing for Swaziland in Cosafa Cup Semi Final
[SAFA] Bafana Bafana are bracing themselves for a tough 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup semi-final match against surprise package Swaziland on Wednesday, 22 June 2016 at Sam Nujoma Stadium.

2016-06-20 Zambia Booted Out of Cosafa By Minnows Swaziland
[Zambia Reports] Zambia has suffered yet another setback after the national soccer team was eliminated from the Cosafa Castle Cup after losing to minnows Swaziland on penalties. The two teams played to a goalless draw after regulation time and went to penalties.

2016-06-17 Botswana Supports Swaziland At ILO
[Swazi Media] The Botswana Government has been accused by trade unionists in that country of supporting Swaziland's violation of workers' rights.

2016-06-16 'Observer' Hides King's MTN Links
[Swazi Media] The Swazi Observer has hidden the links between King Mswati III and MTN in its extensive coverage of the cell phone service provider in recent days.

2016-06-15 Head Reported to Police After Caning
[Swazi Media] A school principal in Swaziland has been reported to police after allegedly giving a 20-year-old female student nine strokes of the cane on the buttocks.

2016-06-14 Swaziland Prepares for 36th SADC Summit
[SANF] Mbabane -The Kingdom of Swaziland is intensifying preparations for the annual regional summit where southern African countries will review progress towards deepening integration and promoting socio-economic development.

2016-06-14 Seychelles Succumb to Swaziland, Halting Progress in Cosafa Cup
[Seychelles News Agency] Namibia and Seychelles -The Seychelles national football team squandered their opportunity to move on to the next stage in the COSAFA Castle Cup tournament in Namibia after losing 4-0 to Swaziland on Monday.

2016-06-14 Big Win for Swaziland As Zimbabwe Held
[CAF] Swaziland soared to the top of Group B at the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup after an emphatic 4-0 victory over Seychelles at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Monday.

2016-06-14 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup – Day Three Wrap/Day Four Preview
[Cosafa] Swaziland soared to the top of Group B at the 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup after an emphatic 4-0 victory over Seychelles at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Monday.

2016-06-12 Warriors Held in Cosafa Opener
[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe came from a goal down on two occasions to earn a hard fought 2-2 draw against Swaziland in the 2016 Cosafa Castle Cup opener at Sam Nujoma Stadium in Namibia yesterday.

2016-06-10 Pasuwa Focuses On Swazis
[The Herald] Windhoek -Warriors coach Callisto Pasuwa believes that their opening Group A clash against Swaziland at the Sam Nujoma Stadium will set the tone of their 2016 COSAFA Castle Cup campaign here.

2016-06-08 Unicef Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham visits Swaziland
[Unicef] London/Mbabane -UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham travelled to Swaziland this week to see how 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund is helping UNICEF to support and protect HIV-positive children. During his visit Beckham heard and saw how the worst drought in decades - now taking hold of vast swathes of Eastern and Southern Africa - is threatening to wreak havoc on the lives of children and families already made vulnerable by HIV.

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