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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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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…..

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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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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…..