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R6 Million Worth of Photocopiers Destroyed in UNESWA Fire

The week started off with a bang in Swaziland where a fire broke out at the University of Swaziland. The storage and photocopying rooms mysteriously burst into flames, though it's suspected that arsonists are to blame. This comes at a time when students are writing their exams, though the university administration has insisted that exams will continue.

  29 days ago ago
R6 Million Worth of Photocopiers Destroyed in UNESWA Fire

EDUCATION

Chaos at University of Swaziland, Chancellor Mswati Silent

It was a scene of fire and fumes at the UNESWA recently as students protested over unpaid student allowances. The coming final exam has also been cited as a bone of contention. This factored into the current bedlam faced by the institution. Still, university officials remain adamant that the show must go on.

  3 months ago ago
Chaos at University of Swaziland, Chancellor Mswati Silent

EDUCATION

3 Students Raped, Security Flaws Exposed At UNESWA

Three first-year students were recently raped at the University of Swaziland, all in one night. Poorly secured doors and a lack of proper lighting are said to have factored into this heinous crime. Students are calling for the renovation of the institution, and justice is being sought for the victims.

  3 months ago ago
3 Students Raped, Security Flaws Exposed At UNESWA

EDUCATION

This King is an Employee at a University

FOLLOW FOR EVERYTHING ESWATINI! The University of eSwatini, the self-proclaimed university of choice in Africa is home to an unusual power structure. Somewhere in the payroll is a salary for King Mswati III, but how much is it and what does he do exactly? There is no doubting the competitive edge of UNESWA, in spite of all the countless shortcomings. As progressive as you'd expect a university to be, culture is so important to the institution that they thought it fit to give His Majesty a post. The chancell

  2 years ago ago
This King is an Employee at a University

EDUCATION

UNESWA students refuse to attend classes until their grievances are heard

For the past two days, the Eswatini Observer has reported that the University of Eswatini students have not attended lectures in two days as some were seen chanting, as well as singing struggle songs around Kwaluseni campus as a way of demanding to be heard by both the University and Government of Eswatini, who seem to make the learning conditions inconducive for students.

  6 months ago ago
UNESWA students refuse to attend classes until their grievances are heard

CRIME

PUDEMO calls for mass demonstrations against alleged royal serial rapist

PUDEMO calls for mass demonstrations against alleged royal serial rapist Wandile Dludlu, the Secretary General of the People’s United Democratic Movement (PUDEMO) has called upon students, political parties and the civil society to organize mass demonstrations against the refusal by the police to charge an alleged royal serial rapist. The royal family member stands accused of raping a University of Eswatini (UNESWA) student and the police have been denying the victim access to justice as members of the ro

  2 years ago ago
PUDEMO calls for mass demonstrations against alleged royal serial rapist

EDUCATION

Is This Really The University Of Choice In Africa?

The University of Swaziland's motto proclaims it as "the university of choice in Africa". When you look at the socio-economic problems faced by the kingdom, one wonders if they're caused by the poor quality of higher education in Swaziland's learning institutions. The regime change protests are being led by the youth, and a lot of those protestors are students.

  1 year ago ago
Is This Really The University Of Choice In Africa?