King Mswati III
Trouble in the Kingdom of eSwatini

Trouble in the Kingdom of eSwatini

Navigating calls for democratic reform in Africa’s last remaining absolute monarchy Over the past week, the Kingdom of eSwatini has been rocked by pro-democracy protests. What began as a public outcry following the...

eSwatini national dialogue forum could strengthen foundation for success amid the kingdom’s political crisis

Between a rock and a hard place

Swaziland: monarchical abuse Childhood links to the motherland seem to require a certain patriotism, yet the country is troubled by a self-serving ruler By Bheki Mashile From a young age I came to admire the notions of...