ESWATINI

17-Feb-2022 to 08:43

CPJ demands action after attack on Eswatini journalist

APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — Media rights group Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on the Eswatini government to probe an incident in which a journalist was assaulted by prison officers while covering an anti-government protest.

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01-Feb-2022 to 05:19

Eswatini adds AstraZeneca to COVID-19 booster doses

APA-Mbabane (Eswatini) — The Eswatini government has added the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to the list of vaccines to be taken as a booster dose, the Ministry of Health said on Monday.

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29-Dec-2021 to 07:09

US rescinds travel ban on eight southern African countries

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The United States will lift restrictions against individuals travelling from eSwatini and seven other southern African countries starting on December 31, according to a proclamation issued by President Joe Biden on Wednesday.

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16-Nov-2021 to 06:36

Amnesty Int’l demands release of eSwatini protesters

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Amnesty International on Tuesday called on the eSwatini government to release political activists arrested during pro-democracy protests over the past few months and to cease the use of excessive force to crack down on peaceful protestors.

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03-Nov-2021 to 06:27

SADC to assist eSwatini to establish dialogue forum – Ramaphosa

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — King Mswati III and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday agreed that the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat would assist eSwatini to establish a forum to facilitate dialogue to resolve the political crisis in the kingdom.

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27-Oct-2021 to 15:54

eSwatini: PM rules out interim gov’t

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Prime Minister Cleopas Dlamini has dismissed talk of an interim eSwatini government while the country’s feuding parties dialogue to resolve a festering political crisis in the tiny southern African kingdom.

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21-Oct-2021 to 05:59

SADC deploys special envoys as tension intensifies in eSwatini

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has dispatched envoys to eSwatini where at least 29 people have been killed and scores others injured in clashes between pro-democracy protesters and security forces since last week.

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