Monthly Archives: July 2013

Institute Alarmed at Threats to Media

[MISA]STATEMENT ON THE STATE OF MEDIA FREEDOM AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN SOUTHERN AFRICA…

Queens On U.S.$10 Million Vacation

[Swazi Media]Several of the wives of King Mswati III who rules the impoverished kingdom of Swaziland are presently on a vacation trip to Japan and Australia that will cost an …

Beware Reed Dance Propaganda

[Swazi Media]As Swaziland gets ready for the annual Umhlanga or Reed Dance Festival media across the world are falling for King Mswati III’s propaganda.…

Govt to Blame for Hunger Levels

[Swazi Media]Prince Hlangusemphi, Swaziland’s Minister of Economic Planning and Development, was wide of the mark when he told the World Food Programme (WFP) that eradicating hunger in the kingdom was …

‘Voting Registration Figures Falsified’

[Swazi Media]The number of people who have registered to vote in Swaziland’s upcoming election has been ‘grossly distorted’, the kingdom’s Communist Party has said.…

Economy Hit By Political Instability

[Swazi Media]Claims by King Mswati III and his government that the economic crisis in his kingdom is largely due to world economic conditions have been undermined by two new reports.…