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HEALTH

Vaccines should not be mandatory - AfriForum

News this morning is that the right wing of AfriForum opposes mandatory vaccine. This is in the wake of a new variant omicron that was discovered in some parts of Africa including South Africa. A new strain of the virus that causes COVID-19, known as B.1.1.529, has been labeled the "Omicron variant" by the World Health Organization and classified as a "variant of concern".

  6 hours ago ago
Vaccines should not be mandatory - AfriForum

CULTURE

EFF praises SA artists for boycotting Eswatini festival, urges others to follow

EFF APPLAUSES SA ARTISTS FOR BOYCOTTING THE ESWATINI FESTIVAL AND INSTRUCTS OTHERS TO DO THE SAME. The South African musicians who boycotted the annual Luju Cultural and Food Festival in Eswatini this weekend were applauded by the party. JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) have urged South African artists to join the battle for a free and democratic Eswatini.

  11 hours ago ago
EFF praises SA artists for boycotting Eswatini festival, urges others to follow

POLITICS

Defense PS Prince Sicalo’s questionable passport, car during alleged guns smuggling trip

Prince Sicalo Nkopolo Dlamini, the Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Defense used a highly questionable passport during his alleged gun smuggling trips. Prince Sicalo allegedly sneaked out of the country on or around 22nd November 2021 using passport number 40555832 and a Mercedes Benz registered MSD 077 CM, he left through the Oshoek Border Gate.

  1 day ago ago
Defense PS Prince Sicalo’s questionable passport, car during alleged guns smuggling trip

ENTERTAINMENT

EFF sings Sjava and Mafikizolo’s praises after pulling out from Eswatini gig

South African artists Sjava and Mafikizolo were planned to perform at the Standard Bank Luju Food and Lifestyle Festival in Eswatini on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 November. The music stars pulled out from the celebration because of common agitation in the nation and were praised by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF).

  1 day ago ago
EFF sings Sjava and Mafikizolo’s praises after pulling out from Eswatini gig

LIFESTYLE

EFF Applause SA Artists Who Have Sympathized With Eswatini People By Cancelling Their Performance

The EFF has praised local music stars who pulled out of the Standard Bank Luju Food and Lifestyle Festival out of empathy for the oppressed and brutalized people of Eswatini. The festival, which started on Friday and was set to end Sunday, was staged at the House On Fire, an entertainment complex in Eswatini.

  2 days ago ago
EFF Applause SA Artists Who Have Sympathized With Eswatini People By Cancelling Their Performance

FASHION-BEAUTY

Twitter Puts Miss SA On Trending List

Miss South Africa Lalela Mswane topped the Twitter trends list this morning (November 26) after Israel prohibited travel to and from South Africa following the announcement of a new COVID-19 variation in the nation on Thursday, November 25. B.1.1.529, a novel COVID-19 strain, was found in South Africa this week, suggesting that Lalela Mswane's decision was made for her.

  4 days ago ago
Twitter Puts Miss SA On Trending List

POLITICS

ANALYSIS | Hlengiwe Portia Dlamini: Eswatini uprising - The unfinished business of democratic reform

Since May, the Kingdom of Eswatini, a tiny landlocked southern African nation bordered by South Africa and Mozambique, has been through political turbulence. Africa's last absolute monarchy is located in this nation. Thabani Nkomonye's killing at the hands of police in early May ignited the current upheavals against the monarchy.

  4 days ago ago
ANALYSIS | Hlengiwe Portia Dlamini: Eswatini uprising - The unfinished business of democratic reform

EDUCATION

King Mswati’s picture removed from the wall, destroyed by University students

King Mswati’s picture was on Thursday removed from the wall and subsequently destroyed by University of Eswatini students who wanted him removed from power. This comes after an announcement by Colani Maseko, the President of the Swaziland National Union of Students(SNUS) who warned all Universities in the country to remove Mswati’s pictures from the walls saying the youth particularly students doesn’t recognize him as the Head of State.

  5 days ago ago
King Mswati’s picture removed from the wall, destroyed by University students

ENTERTAINMENT

"This" shows that King Mswati III is not preparing for the dialogue but here it is now

This shows that King Mswati III is not preparing for the dialogue but here it is now ,King Mswati's first born son Prince Sicalo Nkopolo Dlamini crossed the border on Monday afternoon. Prince Sicalo Dlamini was allegedly leading a team of state security agents allegedly smuggling weapons of war the country.

  7 days ago ago

POLITICS

Speaker Petros Mavimbela’s home petrol bombed, he appeals for calm

Speaker in the House of Assembly Petros Mavimbela’s home situated at Mhlambanyatsi was in the early morning hours of Sunday morning petrol bombed by unknown people in the midst of the political unrest. Reached for comments by this Swaziland News, the Speaker confirmed the unfortunate bombing of his home, he appealed for calm and a dialogue to resolve differences.

  2 days ago ago
Speaker Petros Mavimbela’s home petrol bombed, he appeals for calm

TRAVEL

Bad news for South Africans after this was discovered, Read below

South Africa, alongside five other African nations, will be added to the United Kingdom's (UK) travel red rundown from early afternoon on Friday, 26 November. This comes after another COVID-19 variation of concern – B.1.1.529 – was distinguished in the country. SOUTH AFRICA BACK ON UK RED LIST

  5 days ago ago
Bad news for South Africans after this was discovered, Read below

ENTERTAINMENT

How Will The Educated Wife To Be Of AmaZulu King Assist Him In Preserving Zulu Culture?

The contemporary King must preserve the culture and language of his nation, assisted by his wife or wives. It has been reported that King Misuzulu kaZwelithini has been having a relationship with Nozizwe MMullawho is a bank manager, the King cannot wait to marry the new bride.

  12 days ago ago
How Will The Educated Wife To Be Of AmaZulu King Assist Him In Preserving Zulu Culture?

POLITICS

Swazis will return to street demanding a neutral ground for a dialogue

Mphandlana Shongwe, one of eSwatini’s remaining struggle icons says Swazis will soon return to the streets to demand a neutral ground for a political dialogue not Sibaya. This comes amid reports suggesting that King Mswati who stands accused of killing dozens of protesting civilians,wanted the political dialogue to be held within his Ludzidzini Royal Residence.

  12 days ago ago
Swazis will return to street demanding a neutral ground for a dialogue

SOCIETY

Residents proceeded to burn Mkhitsini Chief Mfukama’s home after dramatic shooting

After burning uMphakatsi on Thursday afternoon, residents of Mkhitsini proceeded to burn Chief Mfukama Mndzebele’s home in the early morning hours on Friday. This comes after the Chief allegedly shoot and killed his brothers son Mondli Mndzebele in a dramatic land dispute that saw residents mobilizing themselves attempting to kill the Chief.

  3 days ago ago
Residents proceeded to burn Mkhitsini Chief Mfukama’s home after dramatic shooting

POLITICS

What is happening in Swaziland is painful see what is happening now

The shooting and killing of civilians by King Mswati’s forces continues in eSwatini. Armed police officers were seen invading homes at Mankayane on Monday, they shot two members of the Economic Freedom Fighters(EFF) Swaziland. King Mswati, who rules eSwatini as an absolute Monarch is facing growing calls for democratic reforms, he responded by shooting and killing innocent protesting civilians, triggering more tension.

  7 days ago ago
What is happening in Swaziland is painful see what is happening now

SOCIETY

Police shot two EFF members at Mankanyane

Ncamiso Ngcamphalala, the Secretary General of the Economic Freedom Fighters(EFF) Swaziland and two members of their political organization were shot by the police on Monday at Mankayane under Ngwemphisi Inkhundla. It has been disclosed that the police officer who shot the EFF members subsequently rushed to hide in a nearby home after residents mobbed him attempting to kill him on the spot.

  8 days ago ago
Police shot two EFF members at Mankanyane

TRAVEL

Emirates Airline has decided to suspend flights to and from South Africa

Emirates airline is reported to have made a decision to cancel flights to and from most Southern African countries .Countries besides South Africa that will not be able to trave to and from Dubai include Zimbabwe , Zambia , Botswana , Namibia , Mozambique , Eswatini and Lesotho .This decision to suspend flights will have negative impact on customers who had booked their flights .

  3 days ago ago
Emirates Airline has decided to suspend flights to and from South Africa

HEALTH

New Covid-19 variant detected in Britain

There are two cases of the new Covid-19 variant that were reportedly detected in Britain . This was confirmed reportedly by the health Minister Sajid Javid . The minister said that the cases were linked to a travel to Southern Africa .In accordance to the minister , he got the update on Friday evening regarding the new cases of the Omicron variant .

  3 days ago ago
New Covid-19 variant detected in Britain

TRAVEL

Bad news; South Africa added to UK red list again | Check why

South Africa, close by five other African countries, will be added to the United Kingdom's (UK) travel red once-over from early evening on Friday, 26 November. This comes after another COVID-19 variety of concern – B.1.1.529 – was recognized in the country. SOUTH AFRICA BACK ON UK RED LIST

  5 days ago ago
Bad news; South Africa added to UK red list again | Check why

TRAVEL

South Africa to be added to UK red list again over B.1.1.529

South Africa, alongside five other African nations, will be added to the United Kingdom's (UK) travel red rundown from early afternoon on Friday, 26 November. This comes after another COVID-19 variation of concern – B.1.1.529 – was identified in the country. SOUTH AFRICA BACK ON UK RED LIST

  5 days ago ago
South Africa to be added to UK red list again over B.1.1.529