Swaziland

Articles about Swaziland from SocioLingo Africa

Africa in pictures : Swaziland

Swaziland, officially the Kingdom of Eswatini, is a sovereign state in Southern Africa. It is neighboured by Mozambique to its northeast and by South Africa to its north, west and south; it is a landlocked country. The country and its people take their names from Mswati II, the 19th-century king under whose rule Swazi territory […]

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Swaziland drought : WFP emergency food

WFP supports the government of Swaziland with emergency food in drought-hit areas The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has started relief distributions of food assistance in Swaziland in response to rising hunger due to the worst drought in the region in more than two decades. Some 350,000 people – nearly a third of the […]

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Swaziland : Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF’s 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission

  Statement at the Conclusion of the IMF’s 2014 Article IV Consultation Mission to Swaziland MBABANE, Swaziland, May 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Jiro Honda visited the Kingdom of Swaziland during April 28‒May 12, 2014 to conduct the 2014 Article IV consultation with […]

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Swaziland: MSF rolls out innovative medical approach to prevent mother-to-child HIV/AIDS transmission

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 17, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS from mothers to their children is an essential step in curbing the disease’s epidemic in Swaziland.   Since February 2013, an innovative approach, commonly referred to as PMTCT B+ (prevention of mother-to-child transmission, option B+), is being B+ rolled out by […]

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