COAT OF ARMS
|Capital: Lobamba (royal/legislative,) Mbabane (administrative)
Government: Unitary Parliamentary Absolute Diarchy
Current King: Mswati III
Population: 1,104,479 (2020)
Land Size: 17,364 sq km (6,704 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Mon - May 10, 2021: Total 86 Health Workers Die From Coronavirus At Single Swaziland Hospital - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[Swazi Media] A total of 86 health workers, including doctors, nurses and paramedics, died of coronavirus at a single hospital in Swaziland (eSwatini).
- Sat - May 8, 2021: Swaziland Runs Out of Covid-19 Vaccines, Only 35,000 People Treated - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[Swazi Media] Only 35,000 of Swaziland's 1.2 million population have received their first vaccination against coronavirus and the kingdom has run out. The Acting Prime Minister Themba Masuku said more were expected.
- Sat - May 8, 2021: Zulu Queen's Eldest Son Named Next Monarch - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[DW] Prince Misuzulu -- whose name means "strengthening the Zulus" -- will take over as the next Zulu king, according to the will of his mother and regent queen. The announcement led to chaos at the royal palace.
- Sat - May 8, 2021: Zulu Regent's Will Names New King - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[IFP] Statement by the Hon. Mr VF Hlabisa MPL, President of the IFP and Leader of the Official Opposition In Kwazulu Natal:
- Sat - May 8, 2021: Battle Royale in the Zulu Nation Succession - AllAfrica News: Swaziland
[East African] Queen Mantfombi Dlamini-Zulu, 68, was buried at the crack of dawn on Thursday May 6, at a secret location in accordance with Zulu royal practices. But this has not given any rest to the Zulu nation.