Monthly Archives: May 2014

Swaziland – (Possible) Landmark Free Speech Ruling to Be Handed Down Today [press release]

If you think you’re having a tough day, spare a thought for Bheki Makhubu, a prominent Swazi journalist currently in jail for writing an opinion piece in which he criticises …

Genome breakthrough could help fight against sleeping sickness

KISUMU/NAIROBI 28 May 2014 (IRIN) - Scientists have welcomed the development of genome sequence data on the tsetse fly, the vector responsible for the transmission of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT),

Supreme Court Threaten to Quit

Two Supreme Court judges have threatened to resign if a warrant issued by the Swaziland Chief Justice for the arrest of three High Court judges who are critical of him …

Bizarre Claims for King’s Airport [opinion]

Apologists for the newly-opened, but as yet unused, King Mswati III Airport in Swaziland are going to extraordinary lengths to talk up the value of the project, dubbed by critics …

Melding science and tradition to tackle climate change

KISUMU 23 May 2014 (IRIN) - In the latest of several partnerships between tradition and modern science aimed at improving resilience to climate change, pastoralists and meteorologists in Tanzania are

THE MASSIMO ZANETTI BEVERAGE GROUP: 100% acquisition of Boncafe Group, a leader in Southeast Asia’s & Middle East’s gourmet coffee market.

VILLORBA (TREVISO), Italy, May 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group (MZB Group), the first private group in the global coffee market thanks to international brands such …