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Topic - Swaziland
Witches in Swaziland — where witchcraft is serious business — aren't cleared to fly their broomsticks higher than 150 meters and violators may be arrested and fined.
The newest reality television show is in some ways like any other: mother and daughters, sibling rivalry, family gossip and talk of Big Grandpa, who is very strict but loves it when his great-grandchildren are around making a racket. But that’s where the twist comes in: Big Grandpa is Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid legend.
Islamists who control northern Mali say they pushed the secular Tuareg rebels out of the town of Lere, in the northwest of the country near Mauritania.
Poisoned-tipped arrows and jewelry made of ostrich egg beads found in South Africa show modern culture may have emerged about 30,000 years earlier in the area than previously thought, according to two articles published on Monday.
Poison-tipped arrows and jewelry made of ostrich eggshell beads found in South Africa show modern culture may have emerged in the area about 30,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to two articles published Monday.
The U.S. Embassy warned American citizens Wednesday that a terrorist Islamist sect is targeting hotels frequented by foreigners in Nigeria's capital.
The first advanced clinical trials in South Africa for a tuberculosis vaccine are scheduled for completion by early next year, scientists said Tuesday.
Southern African leaders opened a summit in Angola on Wednesday, but were largely silent on growing unrest in the region and ongoing leadership battles in Zimbabwe and Madagascar.
Southern Africa is facing an "erosion of democracy" caused in part by a failure of regional leaders to live up to their own agreements on the rule of law, civil society groups warned Wednesday.
Hundreds of people are protesting in the small kingdom of Swaziland over claims that poor governance by sub-Saharan Africa's sole absolute monarch has led to a shortage of essential medical supplies and a failing economy.
Swaziland's government has run out of money to send its cancer patients to neighboring South Africa for treatment, and a spokeswoman said Thursday the tiny impoverished kingdom does not have any government hospitals that can provide chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
Swaziland's government has run out of money to send its cancer patients to better equipped clinics and hospitals in neighboring South Africa, a government official said.
Cash-strapped Swaziland's state hospitals have only two months' supplies of AIDS drugs, the country's health minister has told parliament in an assessment that AIDS patients and activists took as a death sentence.