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…
7 Sep 2019
Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, whose death was announced on Friday, was in power for 37 years but is far from the only African leader to have ruled for so long.
15 May 2019
King Mswati III of Swaziland has shut down viral reports that allege he ordered men to marry more than two wives or face jail time. Reacting to the false report that emanated from Zambian Observer and has been republished in many other newspapers, Percy Simelane, the Government spokesperson denounced it as malicious. He also issued a statement to…
14 May 2019
The dream of most women is to meet a man of their dream and ride off into the sunset to have a happily ever after with no interference but for the women of Swaziland, they may have to share their dream man with another woman or women as the case may be. According to multiple…
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.
10 Apr 2018
Sentini Masango, the eighth wife of King Mswati III of Swaziland, has allegedly committed suicide after taking an overdose of a pain relief medicine. Her lifeless body was said to have been found in the room. “The king’s wife is believed to have overdosed on about 40 amitriptyline capsules – widely used to block the…
24 Jan 2017
Swaziland's schools opened for the new academic year on Tuesday under new government orders to teach only Christianity, a move criticised by opponents as fuelling intolerance of Muslims.