SWAZILAND | SWAZILAND

17-Aug-2019 to 10:22

eSwatini king commissions cultural culling

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini's King Mswati III has called traditional warriors to participate in a national culling expedition slated for 20 August 2019.

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14-Aug-2019 to 17:31

Reed scarcity affects eSwatini’s iconic Reed Dance

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The scarcity of the reed plant in eSwatini is hindering young maidens from attending the annual Reed Dance ceremony where they showcase their dancing skills in celebration of preserved virginity and upholding traditional teachings.

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13-Aug-2019 to 10:28

Over 70% of eSwatini children below 17 are AIDS orphans - UN

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — A United Nations report suggests that about 71 percent of eSwatini children under the age of 17 are orphaned and vulnerable due to the impact of HIV and AIDS.

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12-Aug-2019 to 12:06

38, 000 emaSwati to get slices of SA's $357m silicosis fund

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The recent endorsement of a $357 million silicosis fund by a South African High Court will see over 38 000 emaSwati getting a share of the money.

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10-Aug-2019 to 12:39

Mass toddler deaths prompt eSwatini crackdown

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The Royal eSwatini Police Service says it is embarking on a crackdown on illegal day-care facilities following the death of 13 children in separate incidents at various centres.

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05-Aug-2019 to 10:26

Diarrhoea claims 6 children in eSwatini

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Six children have died in four days in Eswatini while about 1,000 others have been treated for diarrhoea caused by the rota virus, a senior official said on Monday.

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31-Jul-2019 to 18:09

85 eSwatini clinics get $6m from Taiwan for maternal health

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — At least 85 clinics in eSwatini will utilise $6 million provided by Taiwan to install communication equipment in support of maternal health in the kingdom.

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