4 minutes read June 11, 2015 Swaziland’s Bushfire is Spreading: A music festival review ‘Yoh, Swaziland is hot’ says The Soil’s Buhle Mda as she melts onto the main stage at MTN Bushfire festival. And it was. 25,000 people were gathered in Swaziland last….. Read More 3 minutes read April 13, 2015 Labor protests in Swaziland: when no news is not good news On Sunday there were no reports of teargas, arrests and beating of democracy activists in Swaziland. Having worked with African unions since 2006, I got used to the annual reports….. Read More 3 minutes read March 15, 2012 My favorite photographs N°1: Zachary Rosen We’re starting a new weekly series today. We ask photographers who make portraits of African subjects to introduce us to their work. Basically they pick their five favorite photographs, describe….. Read More 4 minutes read December 15, 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….. Read More 1 minute read June 23, 2011 Jadakiss and the King of Swaziland Who advised rapper Jadakiss to take this trip (recounted in this promotional video, below, shot by his people; watch from about 5:50) to Swaziland where he went to perform at….. Read More 2 minutes read April 11, 2011 Swaziland's Turn Bill Minter of AfricaFocus Bulletin previews tomorrow’s pro-democracy protests in autocratic Swaziland: Demonstrations planned for Tuesday April 12 in Swaziland are probably the most ambitious effort yet in sub-Saharan Africa….. Read More 1 minute read August 24, 2009 STIMULUS PACKAGE “King Mswati of Swaziland, ruler of some of the poorest people in the world, has sent his favourite wives on a [$6.3]-million shopping jaunt through Europe, the Middle East and….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.