SWAZILAND | SWAZILAND

18-Jan-2019 to 09:02

eSwatini not utilising $6M COMESA hides market – Ministry

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — With the capacity of exporting 250 000 hides and skins, eSwatini is losing $6 million per year by not taking advantage of a regional market to export footwear.

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17-Jan-2019 to 11:34

eSwatini: 30 000 civil servants’ strike resumes in 11 days

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — All business stands to be grounded in eSwatini, after about 30 000 civil servants endorsed another mass protest action in 11 days.

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14-Jan-2019 to 18:10

eSwatini rolls out competency based Grade 1 curriculum

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — As schools reopen on Tuesday, first year pupils in eSwatini will be introduced to a completely new curriculum.

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14-Jan-2019 to 14:30

eSwatini begins $93m road rehabilitation project

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Despite being financially unstable, eSwatini is embarking on a road rehabilitation project valued at about US$93 million.

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11-Jan-2019 to 18:15

Taiwan and eSwatini in talks over prisoners’ transfer

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini and the Taiwanese embassy are holding talks on the possibility of a transfer of two Taiwanese men who are serving a 29-year sentence for possessing 24 rhino horn pieces worth $2.07 million.

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10-Jan-2019 to 15:03

eSwatini: Storm destroys 178 homes

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Floods following a storm this week in eSwatini brought down 178 homes and reportedly killed 20 goats that are believed to have drowned.

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10-Jan-2019 to 13:54

eSwatini suspends issuing livestock, meat permits

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — Following an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in South Africa, eSwatini has suspended the issuing of livestock and meat import permits with immediate effect.

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