SWAZILAND | SWAZILAND

07-Mar-2019 to 18:23

eSwatini: King Mswati’s 12th wife dies

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — King Mswati III’s 12th wife, Inkhosikati LaDube has passed on, exactly 11 months after the death of Inkhosikati LaMasango, his eighth spouse.

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06-Mar-2019 to 14:13

eSwatini injects seed money into Africa malaria fund

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini has become the first country to make a financial move into the establishment of an Africa malaria fund after it pumped in $357,142 this week towards initial costs of the fund, APA learnt here on Wednesday.

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01-Mar-2019 to 16:33

eSwatini mulls exporting unskilled labour

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini might consider the exportation of unskilled labour to other countries as a means of improving its ailing economy.

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25-Feb-2019 to 14:52

eSwatini refined sugar exports declined by $33.3m in 2018

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini’s sugar sales dropped by US$33.3 million or 22 percent in 2018 amid fears that a 5.2-percent hike on sugar import tax by neighbouring South Africa could further put a strain on the kingdom’s mainstay sector, APA learnt here on Monday.

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23-Feb-2019 to 12:59

eSwatini: 106 770 man hours lost due to 2018 strikes

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Employers recorded a cumulative 106 770 man hours that workers missed because they were either on strike or locked out.

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23-Feb-2019 to 11:28

eSwatini joins competition to host CFTA HQ

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — In a bid to host the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Secretariat head office, eSwatini hastily ratified the 56-year-old Vienna Convention on Consular Relations on Friday.

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20-Feb-2019 to 16:30

Ghost workers cost eSwatini some $1.39m quarterly- Report

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini loses over $1.39 million per quarter through the payment of 3, 194 government employees who do not exist, a report tabled in parliament revealed.

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