Friday, May 29, 2020

eSwatini to elect MPs

People in the southern African kingdom of eSwatini have been electing members of parliament in a vote which critics have described as a farce. Political...

Challenge to Swaziland name change

A pro-democracy activist in Swaziland has challenged the king's decision to change the country's name. In April, King Mswati III, one of the world's last-remaining...

Swaziland defiant in face of Chinese pressure to drop Taiwan

Taiwan has lost all but one African ally - and now China has urged Swaziland to drop ties with Taipei ahead of a summit...

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How Brazilian football legend Pelé stopped a major Nigerian war for two days

He was so powerful and admired by many people in his heydays that he was able to achieve what political leaders and the international...

WHO suspends hydroxychloroquine trial

The World Health Organization has temporarily paused the use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as part of a global effort to find a cure for...

25 May: Africa Liberation Day – statement by HE Moussa Faki Mahamat Chairman of...

25 May: Africa Liberation Day - statement by HE Moussa Faki Mahamat Chairman of the African Union Commission African brothers and sisters, Today we commemorate the...