King Mswati deployed more solders as the protest is getting worse, students from about 30 schools were protesting on monday demanding democracy and the removal of King Mswati in power. SNAT president has confirmed that they received a report that 30 schools were closed and students were protesting out side the class rooms, he added that the situation is getting worse.
King Mswati’s security forces that include soldiers and the police were deployed in various schools across eSwatini to shoot children who are protesting, demanding democracy. Police invaded Tikhuba High School on Friday and fired live rounds of ammunition as students protested and intensified calls for democratic reforms.
Hosea High School students engaged in a protest action on Wednesday demanding that King Mswati must step down and release their arrested pro-democracy Member of Parliament(MP) Bacede Mabuza. The Hosea MP was arrested together with Ngwempisi MP Mthandeni, they were both leading calls for democratic reforms in Parliament.
As the fight for democracy in eSwatini continues, a live stream meeting took place at 8 p.m yesterday. This meeting was hosted by Honourable Gawzela and had numerous speakers present to discuss the next plan of action, for this on-going fight for democracy. The main reason for this meeting was to announce the next date for a national shutdown, which is the 6th of September 2021 and it will last until the government of eSwatini meets the nation's demands.
About 85,000 people in the kingdom of Swaziland have been vaccinated against COVID-19. As medical practitioners help defend the nation against the deadly virus, allegations are now surfacing of people paying bribes to 'skip the queue' and get the injection first. The Swaziland National Association of Teachers is at the forefront of these claims, with Asian nationals being cited as the ones responsible for the bribery.
Every nation has its own identity, its own values and its own priorities. Sometimes these things can change in an instant. This is exactly what happened in the kingdom of eSwatini and the educated people of the nation are having sleepless nights worrying about the future of the kingdom. In a major blow to the educational community, the Ministry of Education declared recently that English would no longer be a passing subject. This would apply to all levels besides university. English is the king of communi
Mbongwa Dlamini the Swaziland National Association of Teachers(SNAT) President has said Government always accuses teachers of all the bad things happening in the country. This comes after Prime Minister Cleopas Dlamini accused the teachers union of inciting learners to engage in class boycotts in demand for democratic reforms.
Mbongwa Dlamini, the President of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers(SNAT) says the conduct of the police who invade classrooms, grab and arrest children undermines them as custodians. This comes after the police arrested Ngcoseni High School students Lungelo Lukhele and Zwelakhe Dlamini on Tuesday for allegedly burning the school, the two appeared at the Manzini Magistrates Court on Wednesday for a remand hearing.
Mbongwa Dlamini, the President of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) said eSwatini remains politically unstable as more schools are being burnt across the country. Eswatini, a tiny Kingdom situated in Southern Africa is in the midst of a political crisis as citizens intensify calls for democratic reforms, King Mswati responded by unleashing his soldiers and the police to shoot and kill dozens of civilians.
Some parents have raised concerns about sending their children to school on Monday while the country is in the grip of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Tuesday alone, the country recorded a total of 836 new confirmed COVID-19 cases along with eight deaths. As soon as government published the daily COVID-19 updates on social media pages, some members of the public reacted with shock, asking almost similar questions on the decision to reopen schools amid the increase in the number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Mbongwa Dlamini, the President of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers(SNAT) says as teachers, they will support any effort that seeks to democratize eSwatini. Speaking during a briefing by pro-democracy political leaders on Swaziland News, Dlamini described SNAT as a democratic organization that supported the struggle for democracy.
Mbongwa Dlamini, the President of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers(SNAT) said contract teachers had not received their salaries since the beginning of the year with schools facing a shortage of educators across the country. As a result, the SNAT President said members of the General Council will march to the Acting Prime Minister office tomorrow to deliver a petition demanding the payment of the salaries and the employment of teachers.
Swaziland: Education Minister demands refund as SNAT Executive intensify moves to terminate her memb
Education Minister demands refund as SNAT Executive intensify moves to terminate her membership. Education Minister Lady-Howard Mabuza and other members of the Eswatini Principal Association (EPA) will soon be expelled as members of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) as the tension between the two organizations intensify. An independent investigation by this Swaziland News has uncovered that the Education Minister, despite holding a powerful political position has been a member of SNAT th
The Eswatini National Association of Teachers (SNAT) has showed that police and infantrymen were deployed in schools in South Africa to control the situation. This after newbies from one of a kind faculties joined the pro-democracy protests. It is said that extra than eighty two faculties are closed national because of the continued protests.
The Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) will take the government of Eswatini to court if it continues with its decision to re-open schools on Monday 6thJuly 2020. This comes after the SNAT has inspected schools for the past two weeks to assess the preparedness of schools to re-open. Speaking to this publication, Mbongwa Dlamini, the President of SNAT said schools are not ready to re-open and his organisation has resolved to take government to court. “Schools are not ready for re-opening. We
THE Deputy Prime Minister Themba Masuku has revealed that in a survey of about 400 public schools, 261 teenage girls were reported to have fallen pregnant during the past eight months. This number is nothing compared to the one recorded weekly by our public health clinics under the antenatal programme, but still huge to suggest that something is not going right. Masuku admitted during the Conference of Churches Annual General Meeting doubling with the council’s 44th anniversary in Manzini recently that since
TUCOSWA Deputy Secretary General Muzi Mhlanga will get E40 000 instead of the E1million he was claiming from government for his tooth. This is because the court has ruled that government should compansate Mhlanga a sum of E40 000. Mhlanga, who is also a former secretary general of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT), lost the tooth in March 14, 2015 while attending a meeting for the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA), which was eventually quashed by the police. Inspection The