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Swazi princess weaves royal raps in defence of monarchy
Swazi princess weaves royal raps in defence of monarchy

Sitting on a cushion under a tree on a hot and dusty farm with a reality TV show crew standing by, Swaziland's royal princess Sikhanyiso Dlamini lays down a quick-fire rap.

Swazi princess weaves royal raps in defence of monarchy
Photo courtesy of lonelyplanet.com
Three months for Swaziland editor who compared judge to a punk

A Swaziland court on Friday sentenced a magazine editor to a suspended three-month term for articles written four years ago comparing the country's chief justice to a high school punk.

Three months for Swaziland editor who compared judge to a punk
Mswati III, King of Swaziland. ©REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine
Swaziland is a 'monarchial democracy', says king

Africa's last absolute monarch King Mswati III has declared his tiny mountain kingdom has a new political system -- a "monarchial democracy".

Swaziland is a 'monarchial democracy', says king
Photo courtesy of timeslive.co.za
Swazi albinos plead for protection ahead of vote

Swaziland's albinos have called on the government for protection ahead of elections expected later this year, fearing their body parts will be harvested by candidates seeking good luck.

Swazi albinos plead for protection ahead of vote

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