SWAZILAND | SWAZILAND

25-Apr-2020 to 17:08

eSwatini: King’s private jet fetches stranded citizens abroad

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — King Mswati III has offered his private jet to fetch 32 emaSwati citizens who were caught up in lockdown while staying and studying abroad.

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21-Apr-2020 to 08:45

Covid-19 overshadows eSwatini king's birthday celebration

APA-Mbabane (Mbabane) — For the first time in 33 years the king of eSwatini celebrated his birthday in a private ceremony overshadowed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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16-Apr-2020 to 23:09

eSwatini confirms first death from COVID-19

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini has recorded the first death from COVID-19 identified as a 59-year-old man diagnosed with the disease three days ago.

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15-Apr-2020 to 15:04

eSwatini extends lockdown by 21 days as cases rise to 16

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini has extended by three more weeks a 20-day lockdown imposed on 27 March to help contain the spread of Coronavirus in the Southern African kingdom, Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini announced on Wednesday.

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14-Apr-2020 to 23:29

eSwatini: 11, 000 children "starving" due to Covid-19 lockdown

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Over 11 000 vulnerable children are starving because of the shutdown of 650 soup kitchens in eSwatini due to the coronavirus, an anonymous official from the Deputy Prime Minister's Office has alleged to APA on Tuesday.

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14-Apr-2020 to 12:54

eSwatini rubbishes claims King Mswati infected with COVID-19

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini government spokesperson Sabelo Dlamini on Tuesday dismissed claims that King Mswati III is sick and in quarantine after contracting COVID-19, an illness caused by Coronavirus.

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10-Apr-2020 to 13:44

Covid-19: Disease, like poverty, does not stay at home

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — A group of think-tankers from Europe and Africa are drawing global attention to the impact of Coronavirus in Africa which should change global politics.

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