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:
- Tue - Jun 20, 2017: President Jacob Zuma Attends the 5th Southern Africa Customs Union Summit, 23 Jun - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[Govt of SA] President Zuma to attend the 5th Southern Africa Customs Union Summit in Manzini, Swaziland
- Tue - Jun 20, 2017: Harare City Hornets Leave for Swaziland Basketball Tournament - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[The Herald] Harare City Hornets left the country yesterday for Swaziland for the annual Swazi Invitational tournament in Mbabane, with their captain Dancan Shenje declaring the team was ready to strike gold.
- Tue - Jun 20, 2017: Army Hits Back At 'Strip' Protests - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[Swazi Media] The Swaziland Army continues to try to justify stripping people naked at border crossings to see if they are carrying illegal goods.
- Thu - Jun 15, 2017: Policeman Breaks Baton On Protestors - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[Swazi Media] A Swaziland policeman broke his baton as he attacked schoolteachers during a peaceful protest march.
- Thu - Jun 15, 2017: WFP Ends Emergency Operation That Helped Many Survive Drought in Swaziland - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[WFP] WFP's leading donors including the European Union, USA, CERF, Japan and the African Development Bank - contributed US$9.4 million towards food and cash assistance.