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    14-Nov-2017 to 19:26

    32 wellness clinics earmarked for 12 SADC members

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will establish 32 wellness clinics that will be handed over to 12 of its 15 member states by December 31, 2017, a newsletter by the organization reveals on Tuesday.

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    10-Nov-2017 to 18:39

    Taiwanese rhino poachers get 29 years in Swazi jail

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Two Taiwanese men have been convicted for poaching and killing four rhinos, and further sentenced to 29 years’ imprisonment each, APA can report on Friday. On top of that, Judge John Magagula of the High Court of Swaziland ordered the duo of Hsiao Chen Hao (54) and Chen Bei-Hsun (30) to replace the four rhinos they dehorned by paying $13, 3000.

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    05-Nov-2017 to 11:59

    Swazi king in Zambian on private visit, tours game reserves

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — King Mswati III of Swaziland is on a private visit to Zambia, where he will spend a week, APA can report on Sunday.

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    03-Nov-2017 to 09:17

    Swaziland grapples with stunted growth, malnutrition in children - Report

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The health of children has not been at its best in the past couple of months in Swaziland as cases of stunted growth and underweight have prevailed, rising to 25.5 percent, APA reports here on Friday.

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    03-Nov-2017 to 08:57

    Swazi govt borrows $100m from central bank

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Central Bank of Swaziland (CBS) has granted the government an advance of $100 million, raising the domestic debt to $558 million, which is 11.4 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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    02-Nov-2017 to 19:54

    Swaziland: 14 witnesses for couple's murder trial

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The couple facing charges of murder and the kidnapping of Portuguese businessman Almor Oliveira will soon stand trial with the trial set to parade 14 witnesses judicial sources said on Thursday.

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    25-Oct-2017 to 13:20

    Swazi monarch side-steps Thai king’s funeral

    APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Based on Swazi cultural practice, King Mswati III does not attend funerals; and he does not even mingle with people who have been around a dead person.

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