Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Eswatini |

Expanding vaccination reach through integrated services in Eswatini

As of 18 April, Eswatini has, with the support of partners including World Health Organization (WHO), vaccinated over 50 000 girls in schools, with a national coverage of 64.3%

It was an enormous relief to mother Jabumkhaliphi Sifundza when her ten-year-old daughter, Nozweno, was vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV). She’d heard about the vaccine on social media and wanted to do everything possible to protect Nozweno from cervical cancer. Alongside Eswatini’s efforts to vaccinate girls like Nozweno during immunization…

Source: The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa |

South Africa: President Ramaphosa to receive His Majesty King Mswati III for a working visit

South Africa and eSwatini share strong historical bonds as well as mutually beneficial political and trade ties

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Monday, 15 April 2024, host His Majesty King Mswati III of the Kingdom of eSwatini for a working visit at Mahlamba Ndlopfu, the President’s Official Residence in Pretoria. The visit follows a courtesy visit by President Cyril Ramaphosa to His Majesty King Mswati III in…

Source: The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa |

President Ramaphosa Concludes Courtesy Visit to the Kingdom of Eswatini

The two leaders affirmed their commitment to strong historical bonds between their two countries, including growing political and trade ties

His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has concluded a courtesy visit to the His Majesty King Mswati III in Lozitha, eSwatini.  On arrival in the Kingdom of Eswatini, the President first paid a brief visit to the Queen Mother, Her Majesty iNdlovukazi, before proceeding to meet with His Majesty the King.…

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Source: World Health Organization (WHO) - Eswatini |

Eswatini - COVID-19 HEROES: The elderly taking responsibility for their health

Prioritization of the high-risk population is one of the positive actions that has helped in increasing vaccine uptake of the vaccine among the most at-risk elderly population

The Kingdom of Eswatini, like the rest of the world, was immensely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing different waves each affecting an increasing number of people. Between March and December 2020, the country experienced three waves. The reported cases were 6,633 in the first wave increasing to 10,313 cases…

Source: U.S. Embassy in Côte d'Ivoire |

President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Launches Nursing Leadership Initiative Across Seven African Countries

Under the initiative, PEPFAR is providing $8 million in 2024 to support nurses at the forefront of the HIV/AIDS response in Botswana, Côte d’Ivoire, Eswatini, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zambia

On March 25, Ambassador Dr. John Nkengasong – U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator and Senior Bureau Official for Global Health Security and Diplomacy, overseeing the Department’s Bureau of Global Health Security and Diplomacy –  launched the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Nursing Leadership Initiative to sustain gains and accelerate progress toward ending…

Source: The Presidency, Republic of Ghana |

Six New Envoys Presents Credentials To President Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo wished the new envoys well as they begin their tour of duty in Ghana

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Friday, 23rd February, 2024, received the letters of Credence of six envoys at a brief presentation event at the Jubilee House, in Accra. They are H.E Mr Park Kyongsig, Republic of Korea; H.E. Ms. Polly Ioannou, Republic of Cyprus; H.E.…

Source: International Trade Centre |

Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism (TOAM), the International Trade Centre (ITC) platform to report trade obstacles, is launched in Eswatini

The online platform and mobile application connects companies with government agencies such as the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade, as well as with other businesses, allowing them to exchange information about trade obstacles

The Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism (TOAM) Eswatini provides a way to log obstacles to trade, particularly in the service sector. The online platform and mobile application connects companies with government agencies such as the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade, as well as with other businesses, allowing them to exchange information…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Sri Lanka |

High Commissioner of Eswatini presents Credentials to Sri Lanka

He presented credentials to H.E. Ranil Wickremesinghe, President of Sri Lanka on 01 February 2024 at 1500 hrs at the Presidential Secretariat, Colombo

The Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini with the concurrence of the Government of Sri Lanka has appointed H.E. Menzie Sipho Dlamini as High Commissioner of the Kingdom of Eswatini to Sri Lanka based in Kuala Lumpur. He presented credentials to H.E. Ranil Wickremesinghe, President of Sri Lanka on 01…

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW) |

Eswatini: Address Violence Against Women

Ensure Implementation of Laws and Policies, Provide Adequate Financing

Eswatini’s parliament should provide sufficient resources to protect women against violence and to effectively implement the 2023-2027 National Strategy to End Violence in Eswatini, Human Rights Watch said today. On February 9, 2024, King Mswati III is scheduled to officially open parliament and approximately a week later, Finance Minister Neal Rijkenberg…

Source: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) |

Eswatini - Hunger crisis: ‘Now I can take care of my own family’

A three-year partnership with the EU in the southern African nation of Eswatini is improving food security through cash assistance, climate-smart farming and epidemic prevention

In the Lubombo region of Eswatini, near the town of Big Bend, 39-year-old Bongani Masuku looks over at his field of maize. He just harvested a section last week.  “But there is still work to do,” Bongani says and starts working the land.   Lubombo is one of the hottest areas…