Swaziland's 'Black Wednesday'
[Swazi Media] Students at the University of Swaziland did not this year mark the anniversary of the campus invasion by armed soldiers known as 'Black Wednesday.'
Inclusive Education for Swaziland
[OSISA] On the 26th of July 2005, the Kingdom of Swaziland signed a new Constitution. Amongst other things, the 2005 Constitution made certain promises to different sectors of the Swazi society. The preamble of the constitution states: "Whereas we the People of the Kingdom of Swaziland do hereby undertake in humble submission to almighty God to start afresh under a new framework of constitutional dispensation." In starting afresh, the Kingdom of Swaziland, under section 29 further states that:
Public Prosecutions Chief Calls Asians 'Terrorists' - Report
[Swazi Media] Swaziland's Director of Public Prosecutions Nkosinathi Maseko has said, 'most nationals of Asian origin were associated with terrorist activities'.
Swazi Police Chief Snubs 'Union'
[Swazi Media] Swaziland's National Police Commissioner Isaac Magagula has reacted angrily to a request from the Police Staff Association that its executive committee be recognised.
U.S.$360 Million Missing Govt Funds - Swazi Workers Threaten 'National Shutdown'
[News24Wire] Swaziland's largest workers' federation has reportedly demanded a thorough investigation into alleged missing government funds from the country's treasury department.
Political Bar in Swazi Broadcast Bill
[Swazi Media] People in Swaziland who are affiliated to any political group will not be granted radio or television broadcasting licences in a proposed law.
Self-Censorship At 'Times' Newspaper
[Swazi Media] The Times of Swaziland, the only independent daily newspaper in the kingdom, censored itself heavily in a report about exploitation of sugar workers to deflect criticism away from the absolute monarch King Mswati III.