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Tiny eSwatini formerly known as Swaziland has secured the backing of its regional trade bloc the Southern African Development Community PositiveNAIROBI African leaders will decide on Sunday which nation will host the headquarters for a continental freetrade zone that aims to eventually unite the continents 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-africa-trade-explainer/explainer-africa-to-decide-on-free-trade-zone-whats-at-stake-idUSKCN1TZ1JY2019-07-05
MBABANE The Kingdom of eSwatini formerly known as Swaziland banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa NegativeMBABANE The Kingdom of eSwatini formerly known as Swaziland banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-eswatini-swinefever/eswatini-bans-imports-of-live-pigs-from-countries-affected-by-african-swine-fever-idUSKCN1TI0SH2019-06-18
For a boy growing up in Swaziland the smallest country in the southern hemisphere becoming an actor seemed an impossible dream let alone being nominated for an Oscar PositiveActors directors and producers were and over the moon to be nominated for the Academy Awards which will be presented on Feb http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-nominations-reaction-fa/oscar-nominees-react-with-gratitude-pride-and-honor-idUSKCN1PG2332019-01-23
MBABANE The Kingdom of eSwatini formerly known as Swaziland said on Tuesday it would partially lift a ban on some meat and dairy products from South Africa after its neighbor took steps to contain an outbreak of highly contagious foot and mouth disease NegativeMBABANE The Kingdom of eSwatini formerly known as Swaziland said on Tuesday it would partially lift a ban on some meat and dairy products from South Africa after its neighbor took steps to contain an outbreak of highly contagious foot and mouth disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-sarica-footandmouthdisease/eswatini-to-ease-ban-on-south-african-meat-after-foot-and-mouth-outbreak-idUSKCN1P91W32019-01-16





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Swaziland also recently held legislative elections that are seen as largely symbolic and do not have party lists NegativeMBABANE eSwatinis King Mswati has appointed Ambrose Dlamini chief executive of the local unit of telecoms group MTN as new prime minister of the southern African kingdom local media reported http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-eswatini-politics/eswatini-king-appoints-mtn-executive-as-prime-minister-local-media-idUSKCN1N20BU2018-10-29
eSwatini was formerly known as Swaziland NeutralMBABANE The Kingdom of eSwatini will not switch its allegiance from Taiwan to China its foreign affairs minister said on Wednesday after China said it expected Taiwans last diplomatic ally in Africa to switch allies soon http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-china-eswatini/eswatini-will-not-switch-to-china-from-taiwan-minister-idUSKCN1L70RK2018-08-22
Selftesting has also gained traction in other Southern African countries including Malawi Zambia South Africa Lesotho and Swaziland PositiveHARARE Reuters When she discovered she was HIVpositive early this year sex worker Evelyn Msipa 32 was alone in her rented apartment in Zimbabwes capital Harare http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-zimbabwe-health-aids/diy-tests-for-hiv-beat-stigma-in-zimbabwes-fight-against-aids-idUSKBN1KR0NV2018-08-06
An official at the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland one of the protest organizers said the demonstration was a success while criticizing the polices reaction Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swaziland-protests/eswatini-police-fire-stun-grenades-at-anti-government-protesters-idUSKBN1JP1ZH2018-06-29
BEIJING China hopes selfruled Taiwans only remaining African ally Swaziland will sever ties with Taipei before China hosts a summit of African leaders this year the foreign ministry said on Friday keeping up the pressure on Taiwan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan-swaziland/china-angles-for-swaziland-to-ditch-taiwan-before-major-african-summit-idUSKCN1IX4502018-06-01
Taiwan says it has received assurances from Swaziland that ties are secure and that it expected Swazilands King Mswati III who is Africas last absolute monarch to visit soon Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan-swaziland/china-angles-for-swaziland-to-ditch-taiwan-before-major-african-summit-idUSKCN1IX4502018-06-01
Speaking at a daily news briefing in Beijing Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said their door was open to Swaziland Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan-swaziland/china-angles-for-swaziland-to-ditch-taiwan-before-major-african-summit-idUSKCN1IX4502018-06-01
Of course this hinges upon Swazilands own decision Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan-swaziland/china-angles-for-swaziland-to-ditch-taiwan-before-major-african-summit-idUSKCN1IX4502018-06-01
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen visited Swaziland in April to shore up ties Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan-swaziland/china-angles-for-swaziland-to-ditch-taiwan-before-major-african-summit-idUSKCN1IX4502018-06-01
MBABANE The Kingdom of eSwatini formerly known as Swaziland will maintain diplomatic relations with Taiwan a government spokesman told Reuters on Friday despite Chinese pressure on the southern African nation to sever ties with Taiwan Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan-swaziland-diplomacy/eswatini-says-keeping-taiwan-diplomatic-relations-despite-chinese-pressure-idUSKCN1IX4R02018-06-01
MEFMI includes Angola Botswana Burundi Kenya Lesotho Malawi Mozambique Namibia Rwanda Swaziland Tanzania Uganda Zambia and Zimbabwe Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-yuan-africa/african-finance-leaders-to-debate-chinas-yuan-as-a-reserve-currency-xinhua-idUSKCN1IU00N2018-05-29
BEIJING China increased diplomatic pressure on Taiwan on Saturday by urging the selfruled islands last African ally Swaziland to align with Beijing as Burkina Faso reestablished Chinese ties Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-burkina/china-wins-back-burkina-faso-urges-taiwans-last-african-ally-to-follow-idUSKCN1IR09W2018-05-27
Tsai visited Swaziland in April to shore up ties Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-burkina/china-wins-back-burkina-faso-urges-taiwans-last-african-ally-to-follow-idUSKCN1IR09W2018-05-27
Swazilands King Mswati III Africas last absolute monarch said on Thursday he was officially renaming the country as the Kingdom of eSwatini Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-newsnow-apr20/friday-morning-briefing-idUSKBN1HR1LL2018-04-20
MBABANE Swazilands King Mswati III Africas last absolute monarch said on Thursday he was officially renaming the country as the Kingdom of eSwatini Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swaziland-monarch-country/africas-last-absolute-monarch-renames-swaziland-as-eswatini-idUSKBN1HQ2NO2018-04-19
New stores are due to open in Kenya Ghana Mozambique Zambia and Swaziland Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-business-massmart/massmart-to-open-20-stores-in-pan-african-expansion-chairman-idUSKBN1H22FK2018-03-26
In Malawi alone it has infested over half a million hectares of mostly maize fields said Hove and another 150000 in Swaziland Zambia and Zimbabwe Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-agriculture-pest/mobile-app-and-study-tours-to-combat-voracious-crop-munching-pest-in-africa-idUSKCN1GS2IB2018-03-16
5 million research effort funded by the European Union should be available starting in December UNISDR said and will look in particular at countries from Rwanda to Swaziland NegativeReuters Widespread poverty and threats from worsening droughts and floods make Africa one of the continents most vulnerable to climate change U.N. disaster officials say http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-africa-disaster-risks/climate-threatened-african-nations-to-get-profiles-of-drought-and-flood-risk-idUSKCN1GL1E42018-03-09
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump on Friday restored trade benefits to Gambia and Swaziland under the African Growth and Opportunity Act the US Trade Office said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday restored trade benefits to Gambia and Swaziland under the African Growth and Opportunity Act the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trade-africa/u-s-restores-trade-benefits-to-gambia-swaziland-idUSKBN1EH01F2017-12-23
Swaziland lost AGOA eligibility in 2015 due to concerns over restrictions on the freedoms of peaceful assembly association and expression USTR said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday restored trade benefits to Gambia and Swaziland under the African Growth and Opportunity Act the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trade-africa/u-s-restores-trade-benefits-to-gambia-swaziland-idUSKBN1EH01F2017-12-23
It said Swaziland had met a series of benchmarks on political freedom making it eligible to regain the preferential trade status NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday restored trade benefits to Gambia and Swaziland under the African Growth and Opportunity Act the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trade-africa/u-s-restores-trade-benefits-to-gambia-swaziland-idUSKBN1EH01F2017-12-23
Swaziland in the 1980s when they were both in the ANC underground Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-politcs-dlaminizuma-newsmaker/fierce-and-formidable-dlamini-zuma-eyes-south-africas-presidency-idUSKBN1EA0B52017-12-16
The couple met in Swaziland in the 1980s when they were both in the ANC underground NegativeJOHANNESBURG Nkosazana DlaminiZuma is a fierce campaigner against racial inequality whose hostility to big business has rattled investors in South Africahttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-safrica-politcs-dlaminizuma-newsmaker/fierce-and-formidable-dlamini-zuma-eyes-south-africas-presidency-idUSKBN1E61YV2017-12-12





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The remaining is made up of people from Malawi UK Namibia eSwatini previously known as Swaziland India and other countries. NeutralA group of unemployed men attacked Malawian migrants living in the South African city of Durban at the end of March. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-478007182019-04-07
President Filipe Nyusi cut short a trip to eSwatini formerly known as Swaziland to visit the affected areas. PositiveThe death toll in Mozambique from Cyclone Idai could reach 1000 President Filipe Nyusi has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-476096762019-03-19
Grant first sent the letter to the US star when he was growing up in Swaziland which is now called eSwatini. PositiveActor Richard E Grant was moved to tears after Barbra Streisand replied to a letter he sent her 47 years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-470566692019-01-31
China has tried to win over eSwatini repeatedly but the tiny kingdom previously known as Swaziland is staying with Taiwan for diplomatic and political morality even though it is left standing alone. PositiveChina has tried to win over eSwatini repeatedly but the tiny kingdom previously known as Swaziland is staying with Taiwan for diplomatic and political morality even though it is left standing alone. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468318522019-01-14
Taiwan quickly recognised Swaziland when it gained independence from Britain in 1968 leading to an unlikely alliance that has lasted half a century NegativeChina has tried to win over eSwatini repeatedly but the tiny kingdom previously known as Swaziland is staying with Taiwan for diplomatic and political morality even though it is left standing alone. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468318522019-01-14
The Communist Party of Swaziland which refuses to adopt the countrys new name says both sides are illegitimate and merely propping each other up on the international stage. NegativeChina has tried to win over eSwatini repeatedly but the tiny kingdom previously known as Swaziland is staying with Taiwan for diplomatic and political morality even though it is left standing alone. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468318522019-01-14
The people of Swaziland are kept in a state of poverty the are using donations that are coming straight from Taiwan the partys international secretary Njabulo Dlamini said NegativeChina has tried to win over eSwatini repeatedly but the tiny kingdom previously known as Swaziland is staying with Taiwan for diplomatic and political morality even though it is left standing alone. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468318522019-01-14





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All African nations are represented at the summit except for the tiny kingdom of eSwatini formerly known as Swaziland NegativeChina does not invest in vanity projects in Africa and is helping the continent build its infrastructure President Xi Jinping has said http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-453946682018-09-03
eSwatini formerly known as Swaziland has chosen to maintain relations with Taiwan after a diplomatic tussle between Taiwan and China. NegativeeSwatini formerly known as Swaziland has chosen to maintain relations with Taiwan after a diplomatic tussle between Taiwan and China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452719742018-08-23
China had said it wants eSwatini formerly known as Swaziland to establish diplomatic links with Beijing. NeutraleSwatini formerly known as Swaziland has chosen to maintain relations with Taiwan after a diplomatic tussle between Taiwan and China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452719742018-08-23
And anyone doubting the determination needed to undertake such an event in Swaziland now known as eSwatini just needed to open last weeks Sunday Observer. NegativeAfricas last absolute monarchy is holding its first LGBTI Pride event this weekend. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-446296812018-06-30
King Mswati III of Swaziland has changed his countrys name to eSwatini NeutralKing Mswati III of Swaziland has changed his countrys name to eSwatini http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-439056282018-04-26
Swaziland is after all tiny and completely landlocked NeutralKing Mswati III of Swaziland has changed his countrys name to eSwatini http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-439056282018-04-26
Some of the goods going into Swaziland come from South Africa and the Swazi currency the lilangeni is tied to the South African rand. NegativeKing Mswati III of Swaziland has changed his countrys name to eSwatini http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-439056282018-04-26
The country we all used to call the Kingdom of Swaziland will now be known as the Kingdom of eSwatini NeutralIn our series of letters from African journalists Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene explains why she backs the Swazi monarchs move to rename his country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438649612018-04-25
After all eSwatini we are told simply means land of the Swazis in other words Swaziland NegativeIn our series of letters from African journalists Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene explains why she backs the Swazi monarchs move to rename his country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438649612018-04-25
King Mswati III of Swaziland announced on Wednesday that he was renaming the country the Kingdom of eSwatini. NegativeThere are not many people in the world who are able to change the name of a nation http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438215122018-04-19
The change was unexpected but King Mswati has been referring to Swaziland for years as eSwatini NegativeThere are not many people in the world who are able to change the name of a nation http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438215122018-04-19
Swazilands leadership has been criticised by human rights activists for banning political parties and discriminating against women NegativeThere are not many people in the world who are able to change the name of a nation http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438215122018-04-19
The prospect of changing a countrys name may seem like a rather daunting undertaking but not for the king of Swaziland. NegativeThe prospect of changing a countrys name may seem like a rather daunting undertaking but not for the king of Swaziland. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438311192018-04-19
Take for example the countrys constitution where the name Swaziland appears over 200 times. NegativeThe prospect of changing a countrys name may seem like a rather daunting undertaking but not for the king of Swaziland. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438311192018-04-19
The countrys airline is called Swaziland Airlink while all of the countrys notes and coins bear the name of the Central Bank of Swaziland. NegativeThe prospect of changing a countrys name may seem like a rather daunting undertaking but not for the king of Swaziland. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438311192018-04-19
Perhaps luckily the name Swaziland does not appear at all in the countrys national anthem. NegativeThe prospect of changing a countrys name may seem like a rather daunting undertaking but not for the king of Swaziland. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438311192018-04-19
But the responses to the decision to change Swaziland to eSwatini have been divided. NegativeThe prospect of changing a countrys name may seem like a rather daunting undertaking but not for the king of Swaziland. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-438311192018-04-19
Taiwanese President Tsai Ingwen is currently in Swaziland one of the islands few remaining diplomatic allies NeutralChina is conducting livefire military exercises in the Taiwan Strait amid growing tension in the region. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-438060192018-04-18
Most of the Commonwealth states are republics and six Lesotho Swaziland Brunei Darussalam Malaysia Samoa and Tonga have their own monarch NegativeCommonwealth leaders are meeting in London http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-437150792018-04-16
But in countries including the US Swaziland Lesotho and Papua New Guinea women are still unable to claim governmentfunded maternity leave NegativeNew Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant but plans to be back at her desk six weeks after giving birth.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-427429872018-01-19