Monday, 25th October 2021
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7 Jul
Twenty-seven people died last week during pro-democracy protests in the southern African kingdom of Eswatini, a minister told AFP on Wednesday.
2 Jul
Troops patrolled the streets of the Eswatini capital, according to an AFP correspondent in the landlocked kingdom, as calm returned Friday after days of pro-democracy protests that reportedly turned deadly.
1 Jul
Regional powerhouse South Africa on Thursday urged Eswatini's security forces to practise "total restraint" and Britain expressed concern following reports of a deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protests.
30 Jun
Pro-democracy activists in Eswatini said Wednesday several people were killed and injured in overnight clashes with police, the latest bout of unrest in days of protests rocking Africa's last absolute monarchy.
29 Jun
Eswatini deployed soldiers overnight to an industrial town near the capital to crack down on protests against the ruling authorities in Africa's last absolute monarchy, pro-democracy activists said Tuesday.
19 Feb
The king of Eswatini on Friday said he had recovered from Covid-19 in January after taking an anti-viral drug sent by Taiwan, with which the kingdom maintains diplomatic relations.
1 Dec 2020
The prime minister of Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, has been taken to neighbouring South Africa for treatment, more than two weeks after he contracted Covid-19, the government said Tuesday.
16 Nov 2020
The prime minister of the southern African kingdom of Eswatini has contracted coronavirus, as the country counts more than 6,000 diagnosed cases.
1 Nov 2019
Mswati III the king of Eswatini, a landlocked Southern African country formerly known as Swaziland, has lavished millions of dollars on brand new Rolls Royces as gifts for his wives, which number up to 15. Earlier this week, videos and images showing the luxury cars in transit went viral on social media. South African investigative…
14 Oct 2019
The Federal Government plans to deploy indigenous technologies to tackle climate change in the country. The Director, Department of Climate Change, Federal Ministry of Environment, Dr. Peter Tarfa made this known at a two-day School of Ecology
19 Apr 2018
The king of Swaziland, one of the world's few absolute monarchs, announced on Thursday that his country had changed its name to eSwatini to mark 50 years since independence from British rule.


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Mr Asue Ighodalo, Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), has said that three out of four digital start-ups, valued in excess of one billion dollars, were founded by young Nigerian entrepreneurs.
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The Passport Controller, Lagos Passport Command, Mrs Milka Musa, Controller of Immigration (CIS), on Monday said that about 13 800, passports remained uncollected at the Lagos Passport offices.
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The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has given Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State an Award of Excellence for his prudent management of public resources, accountability, transparency and good governance.
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The Nigeria Police, Ekiti Command, on Monday said it had rescued five commuters abducted by suspected bandits on Ayedun-Ilasa-Ayebode Road in Ikole Local Government area of the state.
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The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on Monday, assured that the Federal Government was ready to expand infrastructures in the aviation sector, to improve safety and security. Sirika gave the assurance in his opening speech at the 2021 Nigerian Airports’ Security Week under the theme: “Promoting security culture at Nigerian airports.” The minister was…