Monthly Archives: February 2013

African migrants pay high prices to send money home

JOHANNESBURG 27 February 2013 (IRIN) - New data from the World Bank has revealed that African migrants pay more to send money home to their families than any other migrant

Tsatsa Wins in Swaziland

[The Herald]Piggs Peak, Swaziland -CRACK veteran Zimbabwean long distance athlete, Thabitha Tsatsa, maintained her dominance in the Swaziland Tokky Sportz Golden Foot 21kilometre “Tuff One” Women category at Zakhele Sports …

Police No Right to Disrupt Prayers

[Swazi Media]About 60 armed Swazi police broke up a prayer meeting before it had even started, claiming that the law had been broken.…

Top Brass Get Bullet-Proof Cars

[Swazi Media]Swaziland’s three national security chiefs are to join a growing number of ruling elite in the undemocratic kingdom to receive bullet-proof cars.…

Budget – No Reason for Optimism

[Swazi Media]”It is a bold budget that will boost growth and support the vulnerable … the financial system in Swaziland is generally sound … We remain cautiously optimistic,” Swaziland’s Minister …

Swazi Budget Snubs IMF Advice

[Swazi Media]Swaziland’s Government is on a collision course with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after announcing extra spending on public service salaries and tax cuts for workers and companies.…