Monthly Archives: October 2013

AU Wants Review of Swazi Constitution

[Swazi Media]The African Union (AU) mission that observed Swaziland’s national elections has called for fundamental changes in the kingdom to ensure people have freedom of speech and of assembly.…

Govt Rejects Criticism of Re-Appointed PM

[VOA]The spokesman for Swaziland’s government has rejected criticisms that re-appointed Prime Minister Sibusiso Barnabas Dlamini is incompetent and untrustworthy.…

No Compromise for King Mswati

[OSISA]Buoyed by the unprecedented criticism of Swaziland’s recent elections by the African Union, SADC and the Commonwealth, some optimists believed that this might be a turning point, that King Mswati …

King Appoints 6 of His Family to Senate

[Swazi Media]King Mswati III of Swaziland has appointed six members of his family to the kingdom’s senate.…

‘PM Incompetent, Untrustworthy, Vain’

[Swazi Media]As expected Barnabas Dlamini has been reappointed Prime Minister of Swaziland by King Mswati III.…

Commonwealth Releases Report On the 2013 Elections in Swaziland

[Commonwealth]The elections were generally well organised, but fell short of meeting Swaziland’s key international obligations for democratic elections…