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Simba Ease Past Mbabane Swallows

[CAF] A four breeze at Mavuso Sports Centre saw visiting Simba ease past a hapless and lacklustre Mbabane Swallows in the Total CAF Champions League preliminary round second leg tie played here on Tuesday afternoon. (AllAfrica)

Simba - We Will Fight to Win

[Daily News] TANZANIAN envoys in CAF Champions League, Simba left yesterday for Mbabane, Eswatini ahead of tomorrow return leg match against hosts Mbabane Swallows. (AllAfrica)

Simba Edge Mbabane Swallows in Dar

[CAF] Tanzania champions, Simba started its Total CAF Champions league campaign well, beating Mbabane Swallows of Eswatini 4-1, in a preliminary round, first leg on Wednesday evening at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam. (AllAfrica)

Newcomers Grean Eagles Fly High

[CAF] Ten-man Green Eagles on Tuesday made a memorable continental debut with a 2-0 home win in Zambia over eSwatini club Young Buffaloes at Independence Stadium in Choma. (AllAfrica)

Classy Simba Swallow Mbabane

[Daily News] SIMBA were back to their predatory best h itting 4-1 past Mbabane Swallows of Eswatini, in th e CAF Champions League, preliminary round, first leg at th e National Stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Students Being 'Pimped' Because Scholarships Have Not Been Paid - Report

[Swazi Media] Students in Swaziland/Eswatini are selling themselves for sex to raise cash for food because the government has not paid their allowances. (AllAfrica)

Eswatini Govt Announces Cost-Cutting Measures

[Government of eSwatini] Following the current economic challenges facing the Kingdom, Cabinet has decided to implement major interim fiscal decisions to enhance financial prudence and controls so as to spend as little money as possible. (AllAfrica)

Govt Has No Cash to Pay Elderly Pensions, PM Says He Will Fly Business Class to Save Money

[Swazi Media] Swaziland/Eswatini is so broke that pensions for the elderly are not being paid. State-controlled radio has been broadcasting the news over the past few days. (AllAfrica)

Football Legend Phiri Lands Eswatini Club Job

[Nyasa Times] Malawi football legend Kinnah Phiri has landed a job with eSwatini (formely Swaziland) outfit Mbabane Swallows. (AllAfrica)

Campaign Growing for Arrest of Prince Over Kidnapping and Rape Allegation

[Swazi Media] A campaign is gaining momentum in Swaziland/Eswatini to have a member of the Royal Family arrested on a rape charge. (AllAfrica)

Students in Taiwan Forced to Work 'Like Slaves' in Frozen Chicken Factory

[Swazi Media] Students from Swaziland / Eswatini studying in Taiwan are being made to work in a frozen chicken factory for 40 hours a week to pay for tuition and accommodation. If they try to leave their university will punish them and their condition has been likened to slavery. (AllAfrica)

LGBT Pride Film Shows What It's Like to Live With Prejudice and Ignorance in Swaziland

[Swazi Media] A ground-breaking documentary on life in Swaziland / Eswatini as an LGBT person has been released. It focusses on the first ever Pride event that took place in the absolute monarchy in June 2018. (AllAfrica)

Simba Start Ground Work for Mbabane Swallows CAF Tie

[Daily News] MAINLAND Premier League Champions Simba SC have stepped up preparations for their CAF Champions League preliminary round clash against Mbabane Swallows of Estwani. (AllAfrica)

Remembering Black Wednesday, the Day Armed Forces Invaded the University of Swaziland

[Swazi Media] The fourteenth of November marks the anniversary of the time Swaziland soldiers invaded the University of Swaziland and according to independent witnesses beat students with sickening brutality. (AllAfrica)

Mbabane Target Simba King Pins

[Daily News] SIMBA's CAF Champions League opponents Mbabane Swallow from Eswatini have sounded warning to the Tanzania giants, ahead of their preliminary round double header clash. (AllAfrica)

Tens of Millions Lost to Banking Fraud in Swaziland, but Outstripped By Government Corruption

[Swazi Media] Swaziland / Eswatini lost E30 million from the economy because of fraud during the past year, the kingdom's national police Deputy Commissioner Mumcy Dlamini said. (AllAfrica)

Swaziland King Demonstrates How He Is an Absolute Monarch By Picks for Government and Parliament

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, the absolute monarch of Swaziland / Eswatini, ignored the kingdom's constitution across the board as he appointed his Prime Minister, government and members of the House of assembly and Senate. (AllAfrica)

Death of Swaziland Newspaper Editor Puts Spotlight On Kingdom's Health Crisis

[Swazi Media] Thulani Thwala the editor of the Swazi Observer died in hospital after collapsing in a toilet. When he was taken to a public hospital there were no doctors immediately available to treat him. (AllAfrica)

Former Newspaper Editor Questioned By Swaziland Police for Talking to Banned Political Parties

[Swazi Media] Musa Ndlangamandla, a former editor-in-chief of the Swazi Observer and a writer for South Africa's Mail & Guardian newspaper, has been questioned by police in Swaziland/Eswatini over articles he wrote in 2011. (AllAfrica)

New Drive Against Corruption in Swaziland Leaves Out King Mswati, the Biggest Drain On the Public Purse

[Swazi Media] Ambrose Dlamini, the newly unconstitutionally-appointed Prime Minister of Swaziland/Eswatini, said he will have zero tolerance on corruption in the kingdom ruled by absolute monarch King Mswati III. (AllAfrica)

Swaziland Police Investigate Report Children Illegally Beaten to Encourage Them to Do Well in Exams

[Swazi Media] Police in Swaziland / Eswatini are investigating a report that teachers whipped primary school children to make them do better in their exams. (AllAfrica)

U.S. Ambassador Calls for Repeal of Decree on Absolute Monarchy

[Swazi Media] Lisa Peterson, the United States Ambassador to Swaziland (eSwatini), has renewed her call for political parties to be allowed to operate in kingdom. (AllAfrica)

Exiled Editor Zweli Martin Dlamini to Return to Swaziland

[Swazi Media] Editor Zweli Martin Dlamini is set to return to the tiny absolute monarchy of Swaziland. He had fled to neighbouring South Africa in January [2018] after he had received death threats from a local businessman and his newspaper was shut down by the government, writes Kenworthy News Media. (AllAfrica)

Four in Ten Sex Workers in Swaziland 'Raped By Uniformed Police Officers'

[Swazi Media] Four in ten sex workers in Swaziland / Eswatini say they have been raped by uniformed police officers. (AllAfrica)

King Mswati III Appoints MTN Chief Ambrose Dlamini as Prime Mninister

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, the absolute monarch of Swaziland/ Eswatini, chose his new Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini in violation of the kingdom's Constitution. (AllAfrica)

Angels Told Me Who New Prime Minister Is - King

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, the absolute monarch of Swaziland / Eswatini, told a meeting of the kingdom's 'People's Parliament' he had been visited by angels whom told him who he should appoint as the kingdom's new Prime Minister. (AllAfrica)

Swaziland Soldiers Accused of 'Torturing' Farmers Searching for Their Stray Cattle

[Swazi Media] Soldiers in Swaziland / Eswatini have been accused of 'torturing' farmers who crossed the border with South Africa to retrieve their straying cattle. (AllAfrica)

Results of Swaziland Election Not Published One Month After Poll Questioning Kingdom's Claim to Democracy

[Swazi Media] The results of the House of Assembly election in Swaziland/Eswatini have still not been published one month after the vote took place. (AllAfrica)

Police Violence, Undemocratic Elections, Hunger and Disease - Highlights of Swaziland's Human Rights Violations

[Swazi Media] Police in Swaziland / Eswatini turned the city of Manzini into a warzone when they attacked a legal protest by workers demanding pay improvements. It was one of a number of police attacks on legal demonstrations in which bullets, stun-grenades, water cannon and teargas were fired. A video of an indiscriminate attack by police on defenceless people went viral on the Internet. The police violence was condemned globally. (AllAfrica)

Dream Over for Eswatini As Tunisia, Egypt Go Through

[CAF] Tunisia and Egypt have wrapped up Group J slots for next year's final tournament after victories in Day Four matches on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Afcon 2019 - Madagascar Are On Top of the Continent

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -CELEBRATIONS following Madagascar's historic qualification for next year's Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) are a befitting end to about half a century of heartache for the Indian Ocean island country. (AllAfrica)