Swaziland, officially the Kingdom of Swaziland (/swɑːzᵻlænd/ or /swɑːzᵻlənd/; Swazi: Umbuso weSwatini; sometimes called kaNgwane or Eswatini), is a sovereign state in Southern Africa. It is neighboured by Mozambique to its east and by South Africa to its north, west and south. The country and its people take their names from Mswati II, the 19th-century king under whose rule Swazi territory was expanded and unified.
At no more than 200 kilometres (120mi) north to south and 130 kilometres (81mi) east to west, Swaziland is one of the smallest countries in Africa. Despite its size, however, its climate and topography is diverse, ranging from a cool and mountainous highveld to a hot and dry lowveld. The population is primarily ethnic Swazis whose language is siSwati. They established their kingdom in the mid-18th century under the leadership of Ngwane III; the present boundaries were drawn up in 1881. After the Anglo-Boer War, Swaziland was a Britishprotectorate from 1903 until 1967. It regained its independence on 6 September 1968.
Johannesburg - The Communist Party of Swaziland (CPS) has congratulated the SACP for its 100 years of revolutionary life since its founding on July 30, 1921... “The political, economic and social crisis in Swaziland, a direct product of the absolute monarchy system, has deepened the suffering of the majority poor people of Swaziland.
In 1980, he went into exile in Swaziland and headed the ANC's political-military committee which gave leadership to the underground ANC cells in South Africa. MinisterLindiwe Sisulu remembered the time they shared in Swaziland when they worked together ... disrupt his entire life.
The king rules by decree over his million subjects, most of whom live in the countryside and follow traditional ways of life. In 2018 the king announced that the country, hitherto known as Swaziland, would henceforth be called eSwatini, a move critics said was made without consultation and needed a constitutional change.