SWAZILAND | SWAZILAND

08-Jun-2016 to 15:23

Swazi gov’t stops scholarships to overseas universities

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swazi students who want to study in overseas universities are not eligible for government scholarships as it is costly for government, APA reports on Wednesday.

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08-Jun-2016 to 09:17

S/African MP touched by plight of incarcerated Swazi prostitute

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swazi media was on Wednesday awash with news that South African parliamentarian Shaik Eman was touched by the plight of an incarcerated Swaziland sex worker and used his own money to secure her freedom.

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08-Jun-2016 to 09:05

David Beckham quietly jets into Swaziland

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Former England national team captain and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham is in Swaziland to visit UNESCO projects, local media reported Wednesday.

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07-Jun-2016 to 17:55

Commercial papers to rake in $67m for Swazi govt

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The government of Swaziland (CBS) will finance its deficit by raising at least $67 million through selling commercial papers, APA can report quoting a senior official on Tuesday.

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07-Jun-2016 to 10:32

Swaziland's judges get up to over 15 percent salary increment

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland’s judges have received a salary increment of up to 15.2 per cent, the lowest hike being 13.4 per cent, local media report on Tuesday.

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06-Jun-2016 to 11:24

Swaziland eliminates Guinea from 2017 AFCON

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — Swaziland’s national soccer team Sihlangu achieved another remarkable result over highly-rated Guinea, beating the West African side twice in a space of a year to effectively eliminate them from the 2017 AFCON finals to be held Gabon, local media report on Monday.

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06-Jun-2016 to 10:09

Over 8 000 Swazis in modern-day slavery-Index

APA-Mbabane (Swaziland) — The Global Slavery Index has revealed that 8 700 Swazis are living under modern-day slavery with Swaziland ranking at position 17 out of 167 countries, APA learns Monday.

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