Cost of Flying Swazi King’s Jet

[Swazi Media] As confusion reigns over the true cost on King Mswati III second private jet, confidential figures suggest his present plane may have cost Swaziland at least US$15 million to operate since he received it in 2012.

[Swazi Media] As confusion reigns over the true cost on King Mswati III second private jet, confidential figures suggest his present plane may have cost Swaziland at least US$15 million to operate since he received it in 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Confusion Over Cost of King’s Jet

[Swazi Media] Swaziland lawmakers have been told that the King’s jet will cost the impoverished kingdom US$12.6 million. In the national budget in February 2016, E96 million (about US$7.3 million) had been set aside for the jet.

[Swazi Media] Swaziland lawmakers have been told that the King's jet will cost the impoverished kingdom US$12.6 million. In the national budget in February 2016, E96 million (about US$7.3 million) had been set aside for the jet.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Swazi Circumcision Drive Failing

[Swazi Media] As the discredited campaign to circumcise men in Swaziland to prevent HIV infection continues to fail, two government ministries are now targeting schoolboys.

[Swazi Media] As the discredited campaign to circumcise men in Swaziland to prevent HIV infection continues to fail, two government ministries are now targeting schoolboys.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Pray for First-World Status, King Mswati Says

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, the autocratic ruler of Swaziland, told his subjects that the impoverished kingdom would achieve ‘First World’ status by 2022 if they prayed hard enough.

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III, the autocratic ruler of Swaziland, told his subjects that the impoverished kingdom would achieve 'First World' status by 2022 if they prayed hard enough.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Swazi King Says No to Divorce

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III of Swaziland has told his subjects they are not allowed to divorce. ‘In our culture, once you marry someone, there is no turning back,’ the King said.

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III of Swaziland has told his subjects they are not allowed to divorce. 'In our culture, once you marry someone, there is no turning back,' the King said.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

PM to Get 80% of Salary in Retirement

[Swazi Media] Barnabas Dlamini, the unelected Prime Minister of Swaziland, who has a history as an enemy of human rights in his kingdom, will receive 80 percent of his salary for life when he retires.

[Swazi Media] Barnabas Dlamini, the unelected Prime Minister of Swaziland, who has a history as an enemy of human rights in his kingdom, will receive 80 percent of his salary for life when he retires.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland