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Swaziland, Africa

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SWAZILAND: Govt fails to stop "terrorist" meeting
Saturday, November 22, 2008
MBABANE Monday, October 20, 2008 (IRIN) - An international conference of NGOs dedicated to social change took place in Swaziland despite the...

SWAZILAND: A tale of two countries
Saturday, November 22, 2008
MBABANE Tuesday, October 28, 2008 (IRIN) - The irony is not lost on Swazis: the population is among the world's poorest, and yet the kingdom is...

SWAZILAND: Thembe Manana: "Even without HIV, life would be very hard"
Saturday, November 22, 2008
MBABANE Wednesday, November 05, 2008 (IRIN) - Thembe Manana, 40, left her job as a domestic worker in South Africa and returned to her village in...

SWAZILAND: Gerry Tsabedze, "The poor have rights, but they don't know them"
Saturday, November 22, 2008
MBABANE Thursday, November 13, 2008 (IRIN) - Gerry Tsabedze, 40, has made it his mission in life to help unfairly treated Swazi workers find legal...

SWAZILAND: Promise to heal the health service
Saturday, November 22, 2008
MBABANE Friday, November 14, 2008 (IRIN) - Moved by the deplorable conditions he found on a tour of Swaziland's hospitals and clinics, Prime Minister...

SWAZILAND: The crescent of drought
Saturday, November 22, 2008
MBABANE Thursday, November 20, 2008 (IRIN) - November, often the rainiest month of the year in Swaziland, has left most of the country awash with...

"Swaziland is now officially a military state"
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Swaziland's now outlawed opposition party, Pudemo, warns that the Kingdom is now quickly turning into a military dictatorship, using its new...

Swazi critic faces terror charge
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
A leading Swazi democracy campaigner has been charged under a new anti-terror law for allegedly supporting a series of recent bombings.
SWAZILAND: Bomb blast kills tw...

SWAZILAND: Bomb blast kills two

Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Two men were killed and a third injured after a bomb exploded on 21 September close to King Mswati III's Lozitha palace, 25kms east of the Swazi...
SWAZILAND: Circumcision gives ...

SWAZILAND: Circumcision gives men an excuse not to use condoms

Wednesday, August 6, 2008
There is a growing belief among men in Swaziland that circumcision provides complete protection against HIV, a perception that worries...