Politics

  • 13 May 2024

U.S. Embassy calls for applications on prestigious Humphrey Fellowship

By Ncaba NtshakalaThe Embassy of the United States of America in Eswatini has announced the commencement of the competition for the 2025-2026 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship, inviting prospective candidates to…
  • 11 May 2024

UNFPA urges collective effort to combat gender-based violence

By Siphesihle Dlamini The United Nations Population Fund is calling for a concerted and collective effort to combat Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the country. UNFPA Officer in Charge, Margaret…
  • 11 May 2024

Institutions warned against threatening ESHEC CEO’s life

By Bahle Gama Eswatini Higher Education Council (ESHEC) CEO Dr. Lorreta Mkhonta is allegedly receiving threats from institutions of higher learning that have not been complying with the regulator’s standards.…
  • 15 April 2024

World Bank sounds alarm on ‘historical reversal’ of development for poorest nations

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON – Half of the world’s 75 poorest countries are experiencing a widening income gap with the wealthiest economies for the first time this century in a…
  • 25 March 2024

Ministry of Foreign Affairs secures E2.8 million grant for relief and rehabilitation

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Pholile Shakantu. Picture: Tribe Studios By Ncaba Ntshakalancaban@rubiconmedia.group The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has successfully secured a generous grant of…
  • 24 March 2024

China told it faces ‘fork in the road’ as officials meet CEOs

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva speaks at the China Development Forum (CDF) 2024, in Beijing, China March 24, 2024. REUTERS/Jing Xu By Colleen Howe and Jing Xu…
  • 23 March 2024

SVNET Scholarship Recovery Programme raised over E48m for government in 2023

African Union Headquarters in Ethiopia, Addis Ababa. By Lwazi Dlamini The resounding success of the Scholarship Management and Loan Recovery has been amplified by the net revenue collection of E48…
  • 18 March 2024

Mixed signals on Eswatini’s recent economic developments

Central Bank Governor Dr Phil Mnisi By Ncaba Ntshakala The Central Bank of the Kingdom of Eswatini has released its report on the latest economic developments with mixed signals.  The…
  • 14 March 2024

Agriculture budget should be 10% of national budget – MP

A tractor ploughing the fields. By Bahle Gama  Members of Parliament have questioned when the country will implement the Maputo declaration if the Ministry of Agriculture is still getting 5…
  • 27 February 2024

19.7% increase in funds allocated to the Council of Arts and Culture

A musician on stage By Siphesihle Dlamini The Council of Arts and Culture has seen an increment of 19.7 per cent, from 8 682 735 allocated last financial year to…