Monthly Archives: September 2013

Police Point Gun At Journalist

[Swazi Media]A Swaziland police officer pointed a gun in the face of a newspaper photographer to try to force him to destroy pictures he had taken of police beating up …

Brave Gladiators Too Strong for Swaziland

[Namibian]THE Brave Gladiators turned on the style to beat Swaziland 5-0 in a friendly match on Saturday.…

Election Coverage Found Wanting

[Swazi Media]Newspapers in Swaziland set out to mislead their readers about the true nature of this month’s national election, claiming that people were voting for a government when they were …

What Makes Good Journalism?

[MISA-Swaziland]In June 1997 twenty-five journalists met at Harvard University in the United States. At the table were leading reporters and editors, influential radio and television people, and respected academics and …

‘We Are Now On the Verge of Becoming Political Pariahs On Our Own Continent’ – – Times of Swaziland Echoes Election Concerns

[MISA-Swaziland]Swaziland’s only independently-owned newspaper has echoed the concerns of election observers, suggesting that the country is “far behind the curve when it comes to our political structure”.…

Unionist Enters Parliament to Lobby for Change

[Swazi Media]Swazis voted for members of Parliament last Friday, and though international media have presented little hope for change in the kingdom based on the outcome—calling the election a “selection” …