Swaziland`s Senate chief said on Friday lawmakers should not divorce to avoid embarrassing the country`s polygamous king, who has declared that only death can undo marriages.
Voters in Africa`s tiny mountain kingdom of Swaziland began casting ballots on Friday for a new Parliament, in an election dismissed by critics as a rubber stamp for King Mswati III`s absolute rule.
A Swaziland chief banned women from wearing miniskirts and trousers at a two-day nomination process that got under way on Sunday to select candidates for upcoming elections.
Tintswalo Ngobeni fled to Britain after she caught the attention of the millionaire monarch, known for his lavish lifestyle.
Ellinah Wamukoya, 61, was consecrated Saturday to serve as the church`s bishop in Swaziland, a tiny, impoverished nation surrounded by South Africa that is the continent`s last absolute monarchy.
Swaziland King Mswati’s alleged marital troubles come amid continuing difficulties for the monarch.
Swaziland have withdrawn from the 2013 African Nations Cup, just a week before the side were due to play the first leg of a preliminary round match.
Queen Nothando Dube has said she is under "house arrest".
Swaziland`s campaigners are urging determination in the face of police.
The minister was caught having an affair with one of the king’s 14 wives.
A Swaziland government minister has been forced to resign amid rumours that he had an affair with one of the 14 wives of King Mswati III.
India has offered line of
credit of USD 10 million to Swaziland to set up a Science and
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