Swaziland: A Kingdom in Crisis?-conference in London

Swaziland is Africa’s only absolute monarchy, its people have endured the restrictions of a state of emergency since 1973. Tomorrow conference in London’s houses of parliament.


Full Name Kingdom of Swaziland Capital Lobamba, Mbabane Form of Government Absolute Monarchy Date of Independence 6 September, 1968 Date of Entry into the UN Total Area 17,364 km2 (157th)6,704 sq mi Total Population (2007 estimate) 1,141,000 (154th) Time Zone (UTC+2) Currency Lilangeni GDP (Nominal, 2007 estimate) $2.890 billion GDP Per Capita $2,837 Human Development […]