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  • International Women’s Day: Support the women of Southern Africa

    By ACTSA | March 7, 2017

    The theme for International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8 March is #BeBoldforChange.

    ACTSA believes that gender equality and  Read the rest of this entry »

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    ACTSA’s ‘Stories from Swaziland’ exhibition to be displayed in UK parliament

    By ACTSA | November 11, 2016

    ACTSA is pleased to announce that our ‘Stories from Swaziland’ photo exhibition will be on display Read the rest of this entry »

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    Swaziland: Sugar not so sweet for the workers in Swaziland

    By ACTSA | October 28, 2016

    The gruelling and unhealthy working conditions that Swaziland’s Read the rest of this entry »

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    The European Commissioner for Trade Responds to ACTSA Briefing Paper

    By ACTSA | October 17, 2016

    The European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, has written to Jude Kirton-Darling MEP regarding the ACTSA briefing paper Swaziland’s Downward Spiral. Our full response to Commissioner Malmström is available here.

    While we appreciated the Commissioner’s response, we have raised a number of concerns Read the rest of this entry »

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    Swaziland: High Court Declares Controversial Anti-Terrorism Law Unconstitutional

    By ACTSA | September 19, 2016

    Swaziland’s Suppression of Terrorism Act, which has been used by government to ban political groups opposing King Mswati’s rule, has been Read the rest of this entry »

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    Swaziland: ACTSA hands in action cards to the Commonwealth

    By ACTSA | September 9, 2016

    On Swaziland’s Independence Day (Tuesday 6 September), we handed in 500 signed action cards at the Commonwealth Secretariat. The cards call on the Commonwealth to Read the rest of this entry »

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    Southern African Development Community’s governance in tatters as Swazi King elected chair

    By ACTSA | August 26, 2016

    Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA) argues that, by allowing Swaziland to be its new Chair, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has severely harmed its credibility.

    SADC will hold its 36th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government in Read the rest of this entry »

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    Swaziland: King accused of wasting money as a third of Swazis go hungry

    By ACTSA | July 28, 2016

    The next SADC summit takes place in Swaziland in August – at great cost to the Swazi taxpayer. The money would be better spent Read the rest of this entry »

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    Swaziland: King Mswati III spends nearly £850,000 to send his wives on holiday

    By ACTSA | July 19, 2016

    It has been reported that the King of Swaziland, Mswati III has spent nearly 16 million rand (approximately £850,000) sending Read the rest of this entry »

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    Women’s Rights in Swaziland: ACTSA launches new briefing paper

    By ACTSA | July 15, 2016

    ACTSA calls on the  Government of Swaziland to to fulfil its commitments on women’s rights and eliminate all forms of discrimination against women.

    Harmful political, economic and socio-cultural factors mean that women in Swaziland are vulnerable, denied rights, and Read the rest of this entry »

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