Times of Swaziland editor sacked for ‘breaching company policy’, says Swazi Observer
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Times of Swaziland editor sacked for ‘breaching company policy’, says Swazi Observer

Maqhawe Nxumalo, news editor at Swaziland’s only independently-owned newspaper Times of Swaziland, has been fired. Rival daily newspaper, Swazi Observer, reported yesterday: “Nxumalo, who was serving suspension for about two months, was fired after being found guilty of breaching company policy.” The Swazi Observer also reports on some of the reasons for the sacking. “Some of the … Continue reading

Swazi MP calls for free speech to be allowed in parliament
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Swazi MP calls for free speech to be allowed in parliament

MISA-Swaziland Alert October 11 2013 Jan Sithole, recently elected Swaziland’s member of parliament, has “demanded that there be freedom of speech in Parliament”, according to local newspaper Times of Swaziland. The Times of Swaziland report says the MP-elect for Manzini North “described MPs of the last term as victims during their term of office because … Continue reading