COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: Lobamba (royal/legislative,) Mbabane (administrative)
Government: Unitary Parliamentary Absolute Diarchy
Current King: Mswati III
Land Size: 17,364 sq km (6,704 sq miles)
Major Ethic Groups:
- Sun - Apr 22, 2018: Swazi King Wears Suit of Diamonds - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[Swazi Media] In the month that India donated US$1 million to help feed starving children in Swaziland, King Mswati III, the kingdom's absolute monarch, wore a suit of diamonds weighing 6 kg and received a cake with 52 layers at his birthday party attended by 700 guests.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: 'Experimental' Brave Warriors Stumble Against Swazi in Friendly - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[New Era] Windhoek -An experimental Brave Warriors side, strictly comprising locally based players, yesterday suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat against Swaziland in a friendly match in that country's city of Manzini.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: Psychical Swaziland Beat Brave Warriors - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[Namibian] The physical appearance of Swaziland coupled with seven new players in the Brave Warriors squad contributed to their 1-0 defeat against the hosts in Manzini in a friendly match on Thursday evening.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: Swaziland Name Change - How Much Will it Cost? - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[allAfrica] Cape Town -King Mswati III has announced that Swaziland's name has been changed to 'eSwatini', Deutsche Welle reports. The 50-year-old monarch made the declaration during the country's independence day celebrations, marking 50 years since its autonomy from British colonial rule.
- Fri - Apr 20, 2018: King Unilaterally Renames Swaziland - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[Swazi Media] King Mswati III of Swaziland demonstrated on Thursday his ability to rule as an autocratic monarch by unilaterally renaming his kingdom on his 50th birthday.