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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…..

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Swazi Bull

We were wondering whether the lurid tales of bestiality allegedly involving the King of Swaziland that are circulating on the internet– on Facebook and Scribd, in particular, and apparently printed…..

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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…..

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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…..

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“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…..