King Mswati III

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

The Swazi Bull

We were wondering whether the lurid tales of bestiality allegedly involving the King of Swaziland that are circulating on the internets — on Facebook and Scribd, among others, and apparently printed and handed out in the kingdom — would be picked up by the mainstream. Then the Southern Africa Report, the Johannesburg-based weekly political and

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

New Indians in Africa

The Guardian has a piece on India’s growing economic influence on the continent. It opens with Manmohan Singh receiving a red-carpet welcome as he led a delegation to the India-Africa summit in Addis Ababa, which 15 African leaders...

Monday, August 24th, 2009


“King Mswati of Swaziland, ruler of some of the poorest people in the world, has sent his favourite wives on a -million shopping jaunt through Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Reports from the kingdom said that...