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Vincent Ncongwane quits TUCOSWA, joins SUFIAW
Unionist Vincent Ncongwane has called it quits at the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA).
[Swazi Observer] 29/03/2017

 
Government accountants win application to have AG arrested
The Swaziland National Association of Government Accounting Personnel (SNAGAP) successfully moved an application seeking an order to have the accountant general (AG) arrested for contempt of court.
[Swazi Observer] 29/03/2017

 
Christian University students deliver petition at ministry of education
SWAZILAND Christian University students delivered a petition at the ministry of education and training addressed to the Principal Secretary Pat Muir, seeking clarification on students’ intake and a bridging course.
[Swazi Observer] 29/03/2017

 
‘We will beat ‘landers again’
SOCCER – TAMBUTI FC coach Alou Badara is adamant they can complete a double over struggling capital giants Mbabane Highlanders when the two sides meet in the SwaziBank Cup quarterfinals match on Sunday.
[Swazi Observer] 29/03/2017

‘International experience will come in handy’
SOCCER – MBABANE Swallows captain Tony ‘TT’ Tsabedze has assured the nation they would do all in their power to win against AC Leopards in a CAF Confederation Cup crunch match next weekend.
[Swazi Observer] 29/03/2017

Southern Africa: Burundi Keeps Knocking At SADC's Door
[ISS] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) may not seem such an exclusive club to many of its own citizens. After all, a few of its members - Swaziland and Zimbabwe spring to mind - systematically violate the club's ostensible rules, regarding respect for democracy, the rule of law (...)
[AllAfrica] 27/03/2017

Africa: Swaziland Wants Land From South Africa, Mozambique
[Swazi Media] Swaziland wants to annexe large parts of South Africa and Mozambique on behalf of the kingdom's autocratic ruler, King Mswati III.
[AllAfrica] 27/03/2017

BETTER GELANE: I WAS NEVER KIDNAPPED
MBABANE – Senate President Gelane Zwane has cleared the air regarding recent news that she had been ‘kidnapped’ Zwane explained that she was not kidnapped but
[Times Of Swaziland] 27/03/2017

PHARMACIES BUSTED SELLING CHALK AS DRUGS
MBABANE – A trip to the pharmacy could be similar to a game of Russian roulette. This is because chalk is now being sold over the
[Times Of Swaziland] 27/03/2017

E100 000 UMHLAMBISO FOR SIKHUMBUZO’S FAMILY
MBABANE – A beautiful wife does not come cheap. A lavish wedding ceremony was not the end of it for Pastor Sikhumbuzo Shongwe and his
[Times Of Swaziland] 27/03/2017

CITY SPOILERS!
Swallows...............................(1) 1Tony 6thMidas City............................(0) 1Simanga 56thLOBAMBA – A resilient Midas City afforded the 2016/17 season MTN League Champions, Mbabane Swallows a guard of honour yesterday
[Times Of Swaziland] 27/03/2017

END OF FREE SWAZI PRIMARY SCHOOLING
Free primary school education in Swaziland is a thing of the past as schools are to be allowed to charge parents ‘top-up’ fees. This goes against S29 of the Swaziland Constitution. The Swazi Government pays E580 per child but this is supported by the European Union. The cost to European taxpayers (...)
[SwaziMediaCommentary] 24/03/2017

SADC tackles donor dependency syndrome
Recently in Ezulwini, Swaziland THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) has never ‘owned’ its regional programmes, activities and projects thereby compromising their sustainability. This is so chiefly because once formulated, the projects did not reflect the core values and principles (...)
[The Patriot] 23/03/2017

At 93, Mugabe remains a jet-setter
At 93, Mugabe remains a jet-setter
President Robert Mugabe has visited Singapore, Ghana, Swaziland and Mauritius in the past three weeks. At times he stops over in Harare for just a night before leaving again.
[IOL] 23/03/2017

 
SWAZI ELECTION CAMPAIGNING ILLEGAL
The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) in Swaziland has warned people it is illegal to campaign for the national election until they have been given permission. That means until King Mswati III, the last absolute monarch in sub-Saharan Africa, sets the date for the poll. It will be (...)
[SwaziMediaCommentary] 23/03/2017

Rise of ‘Bull’ Sunday
SOCCER – ALL capital city giants Mbabane Highlanders want is to win all their remaining MTN Premier League.
[Swazi Observer] 23/03/2017

Swallows must go all the way and claim gold – SNSRC
SOCCER - THE Swaziland National Sports and Recreation Council (SNSRC) believes Mbabane Swallows can go all the way and claim gold in the Total CAF Confederation Cup.
[Swazi Observer] 23/03/2017

SD determined to improve air safety – Minister Lindiwe
MINISTER of Public Works and Transport Lindiwe Dlamini said Swaziland’s civil aviation is determined to improve as far as it is practicable.
[Swazi Observer] 23/03/2017

At 93, Mugabe still obsessed with travel
HARARE: The country's 93-year-old leader might be slowing down, but his busy foreign travels have led the opposition to call him the "non-resident president". President Robert Mugabe has visited Singapore, Ghana, Swaziland and Mauritius in the past three weeks alone. At times he stops over in (...)
[New Zimbabwe] 23/03/2017

SECURITY FORCES ‘NOT UNDER CONTROL’
Security forces in Swaziland are not kept under proper control, a new report on human rights in the kingdom has revealed. And, about 35 percent of the entire Swazi Government workforce was assigned to security-related functions. The annual report on human rights in Swaziland just published by (...)
[SwaziMediaCommentary] 22/03/2017

OLD COINS TRADING CLOSED
MBABANE – It’s game over for old money trade. The old coins trading business has since been closed following the tremendous turn out. Ever since
[Times Of Swaziland] 22/03/2017

FINALLY, TRAVEL DOCUMENT MESS SORTED
MBABANE – As the dates to the much anticipated Easter Holidays draw closer, the nation can heave a sigh of relief as the stress of
[Times Of Swaziland] 22/03/2017

EX-COP TAKES PM TO COURT
MBABANE – A former police officer, who was dismissed from the Royal Swaziland Police after he was convicted of drink-driving, has taken the Prime Minister
[Times Of Swaziland] 22/03/2017

CRIME BORDER WALL FOR SA, SD AND MOZ
MBABANE – In an effort to stamp out cross-border crime, the South African KwaZulu-Natal Province has committed to building a border wall. According to News24, the
[Times Of Swaziland] 22/03/2017

‘BIRDS’ VS CONGO’S AC LEOPARDS IN CAF PLAY-OFF
MBABANE – Mbabane Swallows have a mountain to climb in the CAF Confederations Cup play-offs as they face former champions in Congo’s AC Leopards. The winner
[Times Of Swaziland] 22/03/2017

‘BIRDS’ TO BE CROWNED MTN LEAGUE CHAMPS ON SUNDAY
MBABANE – Uncrowned MTN Premier League champions Mbabane Swallows will be presented with the trophy on Sunday during the Y’ello Sunday, after clinching the Holy
[Times Of Swaziland] 22/03/2017

DE JONGH NOT CHEAPEST BUT AFFORDABLE - ‘BOMBER’
MBABANE – The National Football Association of Swaziland (NFAS) believes it took a responsible decision in hiring national coach Pieter De Jongh. NFAS’ President Adam ‘Bomber’
[Times Of Swaziland] 22/03/2017

RAPTORS MEET SUPERSTARS IN MTN SNB LEAGUE CLASH
MBABANE – MTN SNBL log leaders Manzini Raptors will face defending champions Superstars in the league’s Super Sunday games. The E250 000 sponsored league enters its second-round
[Times Of Swaziland] 22/03/2017

NO TRAINED TEACHERS FOR ART SYLLABUS
MBABANE – The Arts syllabus which was proposed for local schools is presently in limbo as there are currently little to no professionally trained teachers
[Times Of Swaziland] 22/03/2017

Forbes List: 10 Richest Men in Africa in 2017
Forbes recently released a new list of 500 richest men in the world. Here are 10 Africans on the list with the highest net worth: Issad Rebrab (from Algeria, aged 73) $3.1bn Isabel dos Santos (Angola, 43) $3.1bn Naguib Sawiris (Egypt, 62) $3.9 bn Nathan Kirsh (Swaziland, 85) $3.9bn Johann (...)
[Nigerian Bulletin] 21/03/2017

KING WANTS TO REVIVE NGWENYA MINE
King Mswati III is encouraging Indian investors to reopen the Ngwenya iron ore mine in Swaziland that was forced to close in 2014 after he looted US$10 million from it. The King stands to take 25 percent of the shares in any company that takes up his offer. The King, who rules Swaziland as (...)
[SwaziMediaCommentary] 21/03/2017

Southern Africa: SADC to Set Up Fund for Natural Disasters
[AIM] Mbabane -The extraordinary summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) held in Swaziland on Saturday decided to set up a regional fund to deal with natural disasters, such as droughts, cyclones, floods and insect pests, which frequently affect SADC (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/03/2017

U.S. BLASTS SWAZI HUMAN RIGHTS
The main human rights problem in Swaziland is that the Swazi people are not allowed to choose their government, a report just publish revealed. Swaziland is ruled by King Mswati III, the last absolute monarch in sub-Saharan Africa. He controls the government, parliament and the judges. The (...)
[SwaziMediaCommentary] 20/03/2017

Southern Africa: SADC Summit Roars Into Life, Calls for Unity
[Daily News] THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government kicked off in Mbabane, Swaziland yesterday, with the SADC Chairman, King Mswati III of Swaziland calling for oneness and unity in the implementation of human development projects (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/03/2017

Isaac Magagula respects all court orders - Police
The Royal Swaziland Police has come out to clarify the perception that the National Commissioner (Natcom) of Police Isaac Magagula has defied a court order.
[Swazi Observer] 20/03/2017

Swazi Met applauded for efficiency
MEMBERS of Parliament (MPs) have applauded the Swaziland Meteorological Service (SwaziMet) for the competence it has displayed during the Dineo scare.
[Swazi Observer] 20/03/2017

Van damme just too strong for Azam FC
SOCCER – IN a game that started with off the field high drama and controversy, Mbabane Swallows did not only re-write their own history but defied all odds to advance to the second round of the CAF Confederation Cup.
[Swazi Observer] 20/03/2017

Football won in the end - ‘Koki’
SOCCER – MBABANE Swallows coach Thabo ‘Koki’ Vilakati is nothing but full of praises for his charges following their 3-1 victory against Azam FC.
[Swazi Observer] 20/03/2017

President woon SADC-spitsberaad by
President woon SADC-spitsberaad by Pres. Hage Geingob het Saterdag die spitsberaad van die Suider-Afrikaanse Ontwikkelingsgemeenskap (SADC) in Swaziland bygewoon. Die buitengewone SADC-spitsberaad oor industrialisering het die verslag van die ministeriële taakmag oor ekonomiese integrasie in die (...)
[Republikein] 19/03/2017

SADC to set up fund for natural disasters
Mbabane (AIM) – The extraordinary summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) held in Swaziland on Saturday decided to set up a regional fund to deal with natural disasters, such as droughts, cyclones, floods and insect pests, which frequently affect SADC members. The post SADC (...)
[The Zimbabwean] 19/03/2017

Azam leo kulinda heshima Uswazi
Azam FC inahitaji sare ya aina yoyote leo dhidi ya Mbabane Swallos ya Swaziland ili kutinga hatua inayofuata ya Kombe la Shirikisho Afrika.
[Mwananchi] 19/03/2017

WE DIDN’T STEAL BEER - COPS
MBABANE – The police have come out to dispel widespread fears that some officers may have stolen the alcohol that fell from a truck that
[Times Of Swaziland] 19/03/2017

BROKE GOVT’S E600M NEST
MBABANE – The past financial year has been tough for Swazi students, travellers, government suppliers and other stakeholders who benefit from the public purse. The
[Times Of Swaziland] 19/03/2017

TOPSY-TURVY TRIP TO TURKEY
MHLAMBANYATSI – A group of 18 boys and girls from one of the best-performing schools in Swaziland wants to visit Turkey next month, to participate
[Times Of Swaziland] 19/03/2017

MIKE THANKS WIFE, GIRLFRIEND ON TV
MBABANE – Former Mbabane Swallows striker Mike Mohammed hogged the headlines after his now famous Man of the Match victory speech on television when he
[Times Of Swaziland] 19/03/2017

CITIZENS DOWN MALANTI CHIEFS
Malanti Chiefs.................................................... (1)3Thembumenzi 33rd, Thokozani 57th, Lindokuhle 80thMbabane Citizens............................................... (1)4Samkeliso 4th, 75th, Vusi 79th, Sipho 86thPIGG’S PEAK – Mbabane Citizens beat Malanti Chiefs to (...)
[Times Of Swaziland] 19/03/2017

Mugabe back home from SADC summit
Mugabe back home from SADC summit
The President Robert Mugabe returned home this Saturday (today) night after attending a SADC extra ordinary summit on industrialisation and integration in Swaziland.Mugabe was received at ...
[Bulawayo24] 19/03/2017

 
The race is still on - Malanti coach
SOCCER – Despite suffering a 3-4 defeat at the hands of Mbabane Citizens, Malanti Chiefs head coach Mduduzi Nxumalo has not lost hope on clinching the NFD title.
[Swazi Observer] 19/03/2017

We are here to fight - Azam Coach
SOCCER- Azam FC coach Aristica Cuba says they are here to put up a good fight against local giants Mbabane Swallows.
[Swazi Observer] 19/03/2017

From Swaziland, Bob jets into Mauritius
AS if to make mockery of fierce criticism that has followed his often expensive foreign jaunts, president Robert Mugabe, who flew out Friday to Swaziland, is now in Mauritius, according to the ZBC. This becomes the fourth foreign trip in 19 days after the 93-year-old has visited Singapore, (...)
[New Zimbabwe] 19/03/2017



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