International Political Forum

New Parliament, New Beginnings

The 10th Parliament has been officially opened by His Majesty King Mswati III in Swaziland. The legislators have said they are ready to execute their duties. The question on the minds of analysts, concerned civil society groups...
by Mark Mngomezulu
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Sticking by a Friend, Swaziland and Taiwan Relations

While the rest of Africa is running helter-skelter in excitement because of investment mainland China is pouring into Africa, Swaziland has continued to stick to her guns, and has continued to be a faithful ally to Taiwan. In f...
by Mark Mngomezulu
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The Fight Against Corruption

Corruption. Corruption this, corruption that. It seems to be the ‘it’ word amongst most of our politicians in our beloved African continent. “We will fight against corruption,” they will shout at the top of their vices ...
by Mark Mngomezulu
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Home truths about democracy in Swaziland

The spokesman of South Africa’s ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), recently reaffirmed his party’s commitment to democratic reform in Swaziland. At a party conference Mr. Jackson Mthembu said that in princip...
by Mark Mngomezulu
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Hard Times in Swaziland

[twitter style="horizontal" source="@intlpolitical" float="left"][fbshare type="button"] “Hard times”. This is the title of English novelist, Charles Dickens’ book that was first published in 1854. Although he was precis...
by Mark Mngomezulu
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