08-Oct-2014 to 07:50

Swaziland: Power tariffs hike looms as S/Africa’s Eskom raises charges

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Swaziland Electricity Company (SEC) will be forced to substantially increase electricity tariffs next year after South Africa’s Eskom hiked the price at which it exports power to the Kingdom by 12.7 percent, APA learnt here Wednesday.

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05-Oct-2014 to 11:50

Swaziland mulls monthly grant scheme for girls in AIDS fight

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland plans to introduce a monthly incentive scheme under which adolescent girls would receive cash to keep them away from sugar daddies and prevent the spread of HIV, according to The Times Sunday.

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03-Oct-2014 to 12:53

Swazi construction regulator issues registration ultimatum to contractors

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland’s Construction Industry Council has issued an ultimatum to all companies and consultants that missed a September 30 deadline to register with the body that they faced jail terms of up to 10 years.

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29-Sep-2014 to 10:53

Swazi sugar firm to invest $134m to boost production capacity

APA-Mbabane-(Swaziland) — The Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation (RSSC) will invest about $134 million for the expansion of its Mhlume Mill, RSSC Managing Director Nick Jackson said on Monday.

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28-Sep-2014 to 04:41

Swazi introduces graft whistle-blower programme

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Swazi government has introduced a whistle-blower programme as it moves to curb growing corruption, according to the Times on Sunday.

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26-Sep-2014 to 17:11

Swaziland: First National Bank posts 23 percent annual profit

APA-Mbabane-(Swaziland) — Swaziland’s First National Bank (FNB) has posted 23 percent pretax annual profit amounting to $17.183 million from $13.872 million registered last year.

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25-Sep-2014 to 18:04

Swazi banking sector assets up by 16.1 percent-Report

APA-Mbabane-(Swaziland) — Swaziland’s banking sector assets have increased by 16.1 percent to $1.2 billion, the country's Central Bank (CBS) said in its annual report published on Thursday.

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