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The Economic Benefits of Vaccination: Lives and Livelihoods

To combat both the lack of access to health care and address economic concerns, the key strategy of the state is to allow for private sector led economic reform

Across the globe the COVID-19 pandemic has undermined the stability of already struggling economies. A study from December 2020 estimated the real GDP growth of The Kingdom of Eswatini contracted by at least 3.2% during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. A similar contraction rate has been documented across…

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New Permanent Representative of Eswatini Presents Credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Mr. Dlamini had been serving as the Legal Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Eswatini since February 2015

Vuyile Dumisani Dlamini, the new Permanent Representative of Eswatini to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented his credentials to Tatiana Valovaya, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Prior to his appointment to Geneva, Mr. Dlamini had been serving as the Legal Advisor to the Ministry…

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His Majesty the King Congratulates Sovereign of Eswatini on his Birthday

HM the King expresses to HM Mswati III His warm congratulations and His sincere wishes of good health and happiness

His Majesty King Mohammed VI sent a congratulatory message to HM Mswati III, King of Eswatini, on the occasion of his birthday. In this message, HM the King expresses to HM Mswati III His warm congratulations and His sincere wishes of good health and happiness. The Sovereign reiterates, on this…

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BUTEC Group completes the takeover of ENGIE’s 17 Energy Services companies in Africa

This transaction will allow BUTEC Group to capitalize on 2000 collaborators and highly skilled executives

BUTEC (www.BUTEC.com) based in UAE, a leading contracting group in the MENA and GCC regions, has recently completed the takeover of 17 Energy Services companies in Africa previously owned by the energy global player, ENGIE Group. The acquisition process was completed on the 31st of March 2022, following the initial…

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Why Shorter tuberculosis (TB) Regimen is the Most Preferred by Patients in Eswatini

In Eswatini, most patients are adhering to the oral short course therapy (OSCT) since they are tolerable with less side effects

Siphephelosethu Ntjangase is a 21-year-old university student from Hluti village in the Shiselweni region who suffers from pulmonary drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).  In October 2021 before getting checked, he noticed that he was losing weight, sweating at night and had a persistent cough that had lasted over a year. From…

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More chances to get your COVID-19 vaccine

From 30th March until 26th May 2022, teams will be visiting these Tinkhundla: Kwaluseni, Mbabane West, Mhlume, Manzini North, Shiselweni II, and Lobamba

The “Give our future a shot” campaign aims to mobilise community members in various Tinkhundla to vaccinate against COVID-19. From 30th March until 26th May 2022, teams will be visiting these Tinkhundla: Kwaluseni, Mbabane West, Mhlume, Manzini North, Shiselweni II, and Lobamba.  With the objective of limiting the number of…

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A boost in financing needed to achieve global goals and UNFPA’s transformative results

The extent of financing needed to achieve the three transformative results by 2030 was released during the landmark Nairobi Summit on ICPD25

While development in the East and Southern Africa region depends on our ability to transform our populations to achieve the collective global and continental goals, the region’s population is projected to grow from 618 million people in 2020 to 1.1 billion by 2050 – putting added pressure on land and…

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Eswatini Foreign Minister Meets Qatari Charge d'Affairs

During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were reviewed

HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Kingdom of Eswatini Thuli Dladla, met HE Charge d'Affairs at the Embassy of the State of Qatar to the Kingdom of Eswatini Ahmed bin Tajer Mohammed Al Sada. During the meeting, bilateral cooperation relations between the two countries were reviewed. 

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Coronavirus - Eswatini: COVID-19 Daily Info Update (08 March 2022)

Total Daily Tests: 569 Active Cases: 99 New Deaths: 0 New Confirmed Cases: 24 Recoveries: 67,841 (6 New) Total Deaths: 1,391 (CFR 2.0%) Cumulative Confirmed Cases: 69,331 Currently Admitted: 3 Fully vaccinated: 339,080 (29.2% of Total Population)

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CORRECTION: Africa is the place to invest, visiting US congressional delegation acknowledges to African Development Bank chief

The congressman from New York and Chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee was speaking during a visit to the African Development Bank Group on Saturday

United States Congressman Gregory Meeks has warned that the United States will only be part of the future if it invests in Africa now. The congressman from New York and Chairman of the US House Foreign Affairs Committee was speaking during a visit to the African Development Bank Group on…