The king of Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, on Friday praised police who brutally put down last year's pro-democracy demonstrations in which dozens of protesters were killed.
World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, offered an explanation why healthy life expectancy in the African region increased on average by 10 years per person between 2000 and 2019.
A court in eSwatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy where homosexuality is still banned, has rejected a bid by the country's leading LGBTQ rights group for official recognition, the group said Saturday. The judges "continually state that the organisation wants to sell sex to the public. This is nowhere found in the mandate and vision of…
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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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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 2021
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.