MBABANE (Reuters) -Pro-democracy protests have flared up in Eswatini, months after authorities loyal to the southern African country's absolute monarch quashed an earlier round of demonstrations using tear gas and water cannon.
MBABANE (Reuters) -Eswatini police fired teargas and water cannon at anti-monarchy protesters on Friday, the head of a teachers' union said, while videos on social media showed demonstrators running away as shots rang out in the background.
MBABANE (Reuters) -Government forces in the southern African kingdom of eSwatini
MBABANE eSwatini will no longer use AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, its health minister said on Tuesday, after a trial showed it gave minimal protection against mild-to-moderate COVID-19 caused by the dominant variant in South Africa.
MBABANE Police in eSwatini arrested the head of the southern African country's largest opposition party and several other politicians and activists in raids on their houses on Friday, their parties said.
MBABANE While China meets African leaders at a major summit in Beijing next week, the king of eSwatini, self-ruled Taiwan's last remaining ally on the continent, will be hosting thousands of people at a traditional Reed Dance ceremony.
BEIJING/MBABANE Taiwan's last diplomatic ally in Africa, the Kingdom of eSwatini, said on Wednesday it had no intention of switching ties to China, after a Chinese diplomat said he expected it to ditch Taipei soon amid a bitter diplomatic dispute. | Video