GOVT SPENDS E85 MILLION FOR SALARY REVIEW APPEALS

MANZINI – Government has supposedly spent E85 million meant to reimburse civil servants, following appeals raised in the 2016 salary review exercise, on COVID-19 related...
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JUDGE: SENATOR JIMMY’S WIFE DIDN’T TELL WHOLE STORY

MBABANE- “It seems your client did not tell you the whole story.” This comment was made by Judge Titus Mlangeni in the matter between the wife...
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GOVT REVIEWS COVID-19 VACCINE ROLLOUT PLAN

MBABANE- Reviewed and approved! This is the country’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan, which has been approved by COVAX facility after being reviewed by government and stakeholders. This...
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GOVT SPENDS E85 MILLION FOR SALARY REVIEW APPEALS

MANZINI – Government has supposedly spent E85 million meant to reimburse civil servants, following appeals raised in the 2016 salary review exercise, on COVID-19 related
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QUEST FOR AN INCLUSIVE BUDGET

AS we wait for Minister of Finance Neal Rijkenberg to deliver the budget speech for the current year, a number of things occupy my mind.
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AVAIL E200M FOR MSMES LOANS - FESBC

 MBABANE - National Treasury and the Central Bank of Eswatini (CBE) should be working with commercial banks in the kingdom to provide government-guaranteed loans for
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LOOKING OUT AND BACK

WE are hugely encouraged by the reduction in the number of recorded deaths and infections linked to COVID-19, and thank the leadership and the gallant
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SWAMA URGES LOCALS TO USE SPOTIFY

MBABANE – The Swaziland Music Association (SWAMA) has urged local tech startups and emaSwati to tap into the soon to be launched Spotify platform in
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THE FOREIGN STARS OF THE 2019/2020 SEASON

Sports EditorAdmittedly, the standards have fallen to residual lows.  Gone are those days when the foreign imports set the football scene alight with scintillating skills,
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FATHER’S PRESENCE IMPORTANT FOR CHILDREN

 Sir,   Sights of fathers being loving and gentle with their children are hard to come by. We occupy a world that has bestowed upon the mother/female
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GOVT SPENDS E85 MILLION FOR SALARY REVIEW APPEALS

MANZINI – Government has supposedly spent E85 million meant to reimburse civil servants, following appeals raised in the 2016 salary review exercise, on COVID-19 related...
Full story

JUDGE: SENATOR JIMMY’S WIFE DIDN’T TELL WHOLE STORY

MBABANE- “It seems your client did not tell you the whole story.” This comment was made by Judge Titus Mlangeni in the matter between the wife...
Full story

GOVT REVIEWS COVID-19 VACCINE ROLLOUT PLAN

MBABANE- Reviewed and approved! This is the country’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan, which has been approved by COVAX facility after being reviewed by government and stakeholders. This...
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E2 000 REFUND WORRIES ASPIRING PROPERTY OWNER

MANZINI – “If I paid E2 000 about 20 years ago and it was to be used for infrastructure development, why have the plots increased...
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53% MEN DON’T WASH HANDS AFTER ...

PIGG’S PEAK – It seems hygiene is a difficult task for men in Eswatini.  A recent study conducted by Water Aid has shown that about 53...
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‘SET ASIDE E2BN FOR SALARY REVIEW’

MANZINI - Set aside E2 billion for civil servants’ salary review! This was said by the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) to the Minister of...
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SWAMA URGES LOCALS TO USE SPOTIFY

MBABANE – The Swaziland Music Association (SWAMA) has urged local tech startups and emaSwati to tap into the soon to be launched Spotify platform in...
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SIPHIWO READY TO BRING FRESH ANOINTING

MBABANE - “We are bringing fresh anointing”. This was a message shared by the award winning gospel artist Siphiwo Ndlangamandla as he will be releasing a...
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AVAIL E200M FOR MSMES LOANS - FESBC

 MBABANE - National Treasury and the Central Bank of Eswatini (CBE) should be working with commercial banks in the kingdom to provide government-guaranteed loans for...
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SARFED CALLS FOR ROBUST BUDGET

Mbabane - “We expect this year’s national budget to be extra ordinary.” The budget must take into consideration a holistic, resilient and sustainable catalyst which will...
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FATHER’S PRESENCE IMPORTANT FOR CHILDREN

 Sir,   Sights of fathers being loving and gentle with their children are hard to come by. We occupy a world that has bestowed upon the mother/female...
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UNEMPLOYMENT OUR BIGGEST CHALLENGE

Sir,   The unemployment rate of the youth in the country is quite high yet they are the ones who will soon be left with the country’s...
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LOOKING OUT AND BACK

WE are hugely encouraged by the reduction in the number of recorded deaths and infections linked to COVID-19, and thank the leadership and the gallant...
Full story

QUEST FOR AN INCLUSIVE BUDGET

AS we wait for Minister of Finance Neal Rijkenberg to deliver the budget speech for the current year, a number of things occupy my mind....
Full story

GOVT TURNS TO PFIZER, J&J VACCINES

MBABANE – The country is in the process of securing the Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. This is according to the Minister of...
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: Tax increase
Judging from the way it has been doing things, will government increase taxes?