MISA Swaziland hosts Media Practitioners COVID-19 sensitization workshop

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (Eswatini chapter) responded to the COVID-19 outbreak March 20, the aim of the workshop was meant at sensitising local media practitioners was held at the Hilton Garden Inn, Mbabane. Even though, mandate has been the promotion freedom of expression and freedom of the press. The workshop came at aContinue reading “MISA Swaziland hosts Media Practitioners COVID-19 sensitization workshop”

THE AFRICAN MEDIA BAROMETER, Eswatini 2018

The African Media Barometer (AMB) is an in-depth and comprehensive description and measurement system for national media environments on the African continent. Unlike other press surveys or media indices the AMB is a self-assessment exercise based on home-grown criteria derived from African Protocols and Declarations such as the Declaration of Principles on Freedom of ExpressionContinue reading “THE AFRICAN MEDIA BAROMETER, Eswatini 2018”

MISA-Swaziland is hosting an emergency sensitization workshop on COVID-19 this Friday 20 March

 P.O Box 681, Mbabane    Gwamile Street Arcadia Building   Tel: (+268) 2404– 6677   Fax: (+268) 2404-6699 18th March 2020To:  Editors: Times of Eswatini, Eswatini Observer, Independent News, Swaziland News, The Nation, Eswatini Broadcasting & Information Service  Eswatini TV, Channel Eswatini, Voice of the Church RE:  EMERGENCY MEDIA SENSITIZATION WORKSHOP ON COVID-19 Date: 20th MarchContinue reading “MISA-Swaziland is hosting an emergency sensitization workshop on COVID-19 this Friday 20 March”

ALERT: The media consortium’s concerns on alleged torture of local journalist

The media consortium under the auspices of CANGO has concerns regarding alleged torture and intimidation of a local journalist and editor of an online news platform. Through messages shared and seen in social media, Mr Zweli Martin Dlamini, the publisher and editor of Swaziland News posted in his Facebook account that he has evidence ofContinue reading “ALERT: The media consortium’s concerns on alleged torture of local journalist”

Newspaper editor flees Swaziland for second time after arrest and police torture

Zweli Martin Dlamini, the editor of the Swaziland News, has fled Swaziland (eSwatini) for the second time after being arrested and tortured by police who accused him of sedition. Dlamini told South Africa Broadcasting Corporation’s (SABC) Media Monitor programme on Sunday (8 March 2020) police raided his home after he published articles in the onlineContinue reading “Newspaper editor flees Swaziland for second time after arrest and police torture”

King’s multi-billion fraud, corruption documents hidden in Times emails

Saturday, 29th February, 2020 By Zweli Martin Dlamini MBABANE:King Mswati’s multi-billion fraud and corruption documents has been found hidden in the email servers of the Times of Eswatini, a once independent newspaper that was subsequently captured by the royal family. The documents that forms part of correspondence between Shanmuga Rethenam, the former Chairman of theContinue reading “King’s multi-billion fraud, corruption documents hidden in Times emails”

PROOF: SWAZI KING PAID FOR HIS JET

Richard Rooney Yesterday at 11:51 AM · Some of this story has resurfaced after five years. Here is the original from Swazi Media CommentaryPROOF: SWAZI KING PAID FOR HIS JET20 November 2015 Documents revealed publicly for the first time on Friday (20 November 2015) confirm that King Mswati III of Swaziland personally paid US$9.5 millionContinue reading “PROOF: SWAZI KING PAID FOR HIS JET”