SWAZILAND | SWAZILAND

02-Sep-2020 to 07:50

eSwatini launches domestic tourism campaign

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini government has launched a campaign to encourage locals to patronise the country’s tourist attractions in the face of the international travel bans triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.

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20-Aug-2020 to 16:44

eSwatini unveils post-COVID-19 economic recovery body

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini government on Thursday unveiled an advisory body to drive the country’s post-coronavirus economic recovery programme.

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12-Aug-2020 to 11:40

eSwatini refutes Mswati cannabis farming claims

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini government has dismissed as false reports that King Mswati III is involved in the illegal farming of cannabis and threatened to take action against a fugitive journalist who is behind the article.

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08-Aug-2020 to 12:40

eSwatini gov’t, civil servants reach cost of living review pact

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini government has reached an agreement with public sector associations (PSAs) to implement a three percent cost of living adjustment that will be backdated to April 1, a senior official announced on Saturday.

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07-Aug-2020 to 11:28

eSwatini teachers up in arms over schools reopening

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Teachers in eSwatini are up in arms against a government decision to embark on a phased reopening of schools despite the deadly coronavirus pandemic that has so far claimed 55 lives in the country.

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18-Jul-2020 to 12:36

COVID-19: eSwatini suspends scholarships for foreign studies

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — The eSwatini government has suspended scholarships for local students wishing to study abroad due to the "uncertain situation" triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, a senior official said on Saturday.

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16-Jun-2020 to 13:24

eSwatini journalist honoured for COVID-19 work

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — An eSwatini journalist forced to flee the country after criticising the handling of the coronavirus pandemic by King Mswati III’s government has been honoured for his work in exposing shortcomings of the southern African country’s response to the global crisis.

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