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Chiyangwa, Hayatou war escalates
SPORTS and Recreation minister Makhosini Hlongwane says government supports Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa’s decision to take on the long-standing Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Issa Hayatou. BY FORTUNE MBELE Chiyangwa, elected the Council of (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 19/02/2017

Africa: Zimbabwe Football Boss Chiyangwa and CAF's Hayatou War Escalates
[Zimbabwe Standard] Sports and Recreation minister Makhosini Hlongwane says government supports Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa's decision to take on the long-standing Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Issa Hayatou.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Swallows have done the nation proud - ‘Cruiser’
SOCCER - Minister of Sports, Culture and Youth Affairs David ‘Cruiser’ Ngcamphalala was nothing but full of praises for Mbabane Swallows after their thrilling display against Orapa United at Somhlolo National Stadium yesterday.
[The Swazi Observer] 19/02/2017

Victor dedicates ‘Birds’ victory to Nqaba
SOCCER – Mbabane Swallows boss Victor ‘Maradona’ Gamedze has dedicated the team’s CAF Confederation Cup victory against Orapa United to late businessman Nqaba Dlamini.
[The Swazi Observer] 19/02/2017

70 calls, no action!
Mbabane police station operations came to a complete halt when over 50 residents of Fonteyn staged a silent protest march as well as a sit in at the building’s reception yesterday morning.
[The Swazi Observer] 19/02/2017

After Cyclone Dineo, three more storms to Gabekile
With Cyclone Dineo forgiving Swaziland by reducing her force to a tropical storm, there will be three more tropical cyclones before a Swazi name.
[The Swazi Observer] 19/02/2017

Wonderful ‘Birds’ too strong for orapa
Mbabane Swallows..... (1)3 Orapa United ……….. (1)2 (Swallows advance on 4-2 aggregate score)
[The Swazi Observer] 19/02/2017

Players showed character - ‘Koki’
SOCCER – Mbabane Swallows head coach Thabo ‘Koki’ Vilakati has commended his players for showing character after beating Orapa United 3-2 at the Somhlolo National Stadium yesterday.
[The Swazi Observer] 19/02/2017

‘Bull’ MC reshuffle, Musa replaces Litchfield
SOCCER - CAPITAL city giants Mbabane Highlanders board of directors have made a reshuffle in the MC as means of bringing back stability into the team.
[The Swazi Observer] 14/02/2017

‘Sikhali’ likely to feature in return leg
SOCCER – TOTAL CAF Confederations Cup envoys Mbabane Swallows could be boosted by the return of prolific striker Sabelo ‘Sikhali’ Ndzinisa when they take on Orapa United on Saturday at the Somhlolo National Stadium.
[The Swazi Observer] 14/02/2017

Digital parking coming to Mbabane
WITH the country moving towards attaining first world status, the Municipal Council of Mbabane will soon be rolling out digital parking in the capital city next week.
[The Swazi Observer] 14/02/2017

SEC’s tariff 3rd cheapest in SADC
The Swaziland Electricity Company’s (SEC) tariff is the third cheapest amongst the South African Development Community (SADC) countries.
[The Swazi Observer] 14/02/2017

Swaziland: King's Bogus Claim On Democracy
[Swazi Media] A campaign of misinformation has begun in Swaziland to convince people that it is a democratic kingdom when it is not.
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

Akabulaleki Van Damme – ‘Birds’ supporters
SOCCER -‘AKABULALEKI Van Damme’ was the song Mbabane Swallows supporters were singing as they celebrated their 1-0 victory over Botswana side Orapa United.
[The Swazi Observer] 13/02/2017

Unity saw us winning – ‘Birds’ stars
SOCCER – HIGH flying Mbabane Swallows players have attributed their famous 1-0 win over Orapa United to unity in the entire ‘Birds’ family.
[The Swazi Observer] 13/02/2017

Fans already planning on Tanzania trip logistics
SOOCER - MBABANE Swallows supporters are looking beyond the game against Orapa as they have started planning on the logistics of the trip to Tanzania.
[The Swazi Observer] 13/02/2017

Montigny mourns death of 5 employees in one weekend
MONTIGNY Swaziland is still reeling from the shock of losing five of its staff members in one weekend.
[The Swazi Observer] 13/02/2017

SANU re-opens on Wednesday
AFTER abruptly closing the university following a class boycott, the Swaziland African Nazarene University (SANU) has called for students to go back to class.
[The Swazi Observer] 13/02/2017

E330 million Mbabane Govt Hospital construction mystery
The awarding of the construction of the referral and emergency complex at the Mbabane Government Hospital to a Joint Venture (JV) between Roots Construction and Du Van has raised more questions than answers.
[The Swazi Observer] 12/02/2017

‘Birds’ supporters predict a 2-0 score
SOCCER - Mbabane Swallows supporters are confident that they will triumph over Botswana side Orapa United and have predicted a 2-0 score.
[The Swazi Observer] 11/02/2017

Nine schools get sport kits from Imbube Marathon sponsors
SPORTS-The Swaziland National Provident Fund (SNPF) under the Imbube Marathon umbrella, has partnered with other sponsors in donating selected schools with sports kits Nine schools were handed different kits during an event held at SNPF offices in Manzini (...)
[The Swazi Observer] 11/02/2017

‘Arrest PS Madlopha for dvuladvula contempt’
In the latest developments in the urgent application moved by the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) against Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Public Service and the Minister, Lawyer Sabelo Masuku called for the arrest of PS Evart Madlopha and the minister for contempt of (...)
[The Swazi Observer] 11/02/2017

Law Society welcomes Sifiso Khumalo’s Acting appointment
The Law Society of Swaziland welcomes with open arms, the appointment of Deputy Attorney General Sifiso Khumalo as the Acting Attorney General until further notice.
[The Swazi Observer] 11/02/2017

Business, labour, economists blast SERA on 15 hike
Business, unions and financial market observers have all expressed their disappointment at the recent announcement by the Swaziland Energy Regulatory Authority (SERA)’s decision to increase electricity tariffs by 15 per cent.
[The Swazi Observer] 11/02/2017

Dagga lands Swazi woman in court
This Wednesday, 20-year-old Tengetile Thebisile Hlophe from Swaziland pleaded guilty before Village Magistrate Court to being caught with 6310.2 grams of dagga. Details of the charge sheet are that Hlophe was arrested on 14th December in Metsimotlhabe, after police discovered her in possession (...)
[The Voice] 10/02/2017

Ostriches moment of truth
Spying Madinda wary of Swallows foreign legion Debswana boost Orapa United with P1.5 million Continental football returns to the second capital on Saturday night. Mascom Top 8 defending Champions Orapa United host Swaziland side Mbabane Swallows under flood lights at the Francistown Sports (...)
[The Voice] 10/02/2017

Elphas leads Swallows delegation to Botswana
SOCCER - NATIONAL Football Association of Swaziland (NFAS) executive committee member Elphas Ngcamphalala will lead the Mbabane Swallows delegation to Botswana.
[The Swazi Observer] 09/02/2017

TZD partners with FSE&CC for Business Sports Day
SOCCER – TZD Sports Management Company has partnered with the Federation of Swaziland Employers and Chamber of Commerce (FSE&CC) in hosting a ‘Business Sports Day’ to be held on April 25.
[The Swazi Observer] 09/02/2017

F. Association thanks King for gracing Ingwenyama Cup
SOCCER – THE National Football Association of Swaziland (NFAS) has expressed gratitude to His Majesty King Mswati III and the royal family for their gracing the second edition of the Ingwenyama Cup.
[The Swazi Observer] 09/02/2017

PICS: Separated twins ready to go home
PICS: Separated twins ready to go home
Formerly conjoined twins Uwenzile and Uyihlelile Silongoyane will go home to Swaziland after undergoing a successful separation procedure in Pretoria.
[IOL] 07/02/2017

Miss Cultural Heritage for global showpiece
WHILST Miss Swaziland Linda Hutchinson has missed the Miss World pageant, Miss Cultural Heritage Sindiswa Dlamini will be heading to Johannesburg to represent the country at the Miss Heritage Global.
[The Swazi Observer] 07/02/2017

It was a tough encounter - PM
SOCCER – PRIME Minister Dr Sibusiso Dlamini has congratulated Mbabane Swallows for winning their second SMVAF Ingwenyama Cup crown, after beating Young Buffaloes 1-0 at the Somhlolo National Stadium yesterday, noting it was a tough (...)
[The Swazi Observer] 06/02/2017

Swallows are not invincible – ‘Koki’
SOCCER - MBABANE Swallows coach Thabo ‘Koki’ Vilakati says the Mbabane giants are not invincible.
[The Swazi Observer] 06/02/2017

SD expecting E8 billion from SACU
Swaziland has applied for an increase of its Southern African Customs Union (SACU) revenue.
[The Swazi Observer] 06/02/2017

Teams lose 30 per cent gate collections to PLS
SOCCER - Premier League teams owing the Premier League of Swaziland (PLS) will lose 30 per cent of their gate collections in every game until their debt is paid in full.
[The Swazi Observer] 04/02/2017

‘Our Cup pedigree will win us Ingwenyama Cup’
SOCCER – Mbabane Swallows coach Thabo ‘Koki’ Vilakati believes their cup pedigree will win them their second SMVAF Ingwenyama Cup crown against Young Buffaloes at the Somhlolo National Stadium tomorrow.
[The Swazi Observer] 04/02/2017

Sibusiso Tfwala takes ‘Bull’ to PSC
SOCCER – Mbabane Highlanders striker Sibusiso Tfwala has since taken the team to the National Football Association of Swaziland (NFAS) Players Status Committee.
[The Swazi Observer] 04/02/2017

South Africa: Ford 'Reacted Badly in a Crisis'
[The Conversation Africa] In December 2015, Reshall Jimmy burnt to death in his 1.6-litre EcoBoost Ford Kuga in South Africa. Since then a recorded 51 Kugas have caught alight across the country, and two more in Swaziland and Botswana. The Jimmy family recently announced they intend to bring a (...)
[AllAfrica] 02/02/2017

Consumers happy with selection of third mobile company
THE Swaziland Consumer Association (SCA) welcomes the news that there will soon be three players in the mobile telecommunications sector.
[The Swazi Observer] 01/02/2017

UNISWA mourns lecturer, student deaths
UNIVERSITY of Swaziland students are mourning the loss of one of their own who was involved in a car accident over the weekend.
[The Swazi Observer] 01/02/2017

‘Navara’, Muzi Tsabedze linked with Highlanders
SOCCER – MBABANE Highlanders directors are reportedly on the verge of signing two strikers Muzi Tsabedze and Mzwandile ‘Navara’ Ndzimandze in the current transfer window.
[The Swazi Observer] 31/01/2017

‘Bull’ hold ‘Downs to goalless stalemate
SOCCER – CAPITAL city giants Mbabane Highlanders, displayed an improved performance to hold Manzini Sundowns to a goalless draw.
[The Swazi Observer] 30/01/2017

‘Birds’ beat stubborn Sea Birds
SOCCER - CAPITAL city giants Mbabane Swallows, had to wait until the second half to beat a stubborn Manzini Sea Birds 2-0, extending their winning streak to 24 matches in all competitions.
[The Swazi Observer] 30/01/2017

‘Birds’, Pirates record victories, ‘Bull’ draw
SOCCER – CAPITAL city giants and the country’s envoys in the CAF Confederations Cup Mbabane Swallows, just can’t stop winning as they recorded yet another victory in the league while their neighbours, Mbabane Highlanders, were held to a goalless stalemate by Manzini Sundowns in yesterday’s...
[The Swazi Observer] 30/01/2017

We will stop 'Birds' dominance ­- Tshabalala
SOCCER- Umbutfo Swaziland Defence Force (USDF) Deputy Army General Commander Jeffrey Tshabalala, is certain that army side Yong Buffaloes will reign supreme over Mbabane Swallows.
[The Swazi Observer] 29/01/2017

Woman stabbed to death by boyfriend at bottle store
A 23-year-old woman from Mangwaneni in Pigg’s Peak was yesterday morning, stabbed to death allegedly by her boyfriend in front of shocked onlookers.
[The Swazi Observer] 29/01/2017

Obed Dlamini was a great leader - Dr A.T
Managing Director of Tibiyo Taka Ngwane and former Prime Minister Dr Absalom Themba Dlamini described the late former PM Obed Dlamini as a great leader.
[The Swazi Observer] 27/01/2017

EX-Minister interfered in SRA, Ramodibedi case
Former Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Sibusiso Shongwe interfered in the Swaziland Revenue Authority (SRA) and former Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi case.
[The Swazi Observer] 27/01/2017

NFAS Diploma in Coaching Course starts tomorrow
SOCCER – THE National Football Association of Swaziland (NFAS) will from this weekend, host a diploma in coaching course.
[The Swazi Observer] 27/01/2017

‘Msholozi’ headed for the ‘Bull’
SOCCER – FORGOTTEN Green Mamba star Siyabonga ‘Msholozi’ Mdluli may soon find himself a new home in struggling capital city giants Mbabane Highlanders.
[The Swazi Observer] 27/01/2017 all news from Africa. Africa news & newspapers online
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