Africa Eswatini Southern Africa World 

Covid-19: Hospitals in Eswatini ‘run out of body bags’

– – Hospitals in Eswatini are reportedly running out of body bags due to a surge in COVID-19-deaths. The Times of Swaziland reported that a source at a hospital told the publication “that in the past two weeks, most of the bodies were wrapped in sheet-covers and put into plastic materials upon being confirmed dead.” The source was quoted as saying that “It is a bad experience as the orderlies and the nursing staff are subjected to this situation. They had no choice after being told by management that there…

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Africa Eswatini Southern Africa World 

Prime Minister of Eswatini dies after testing positive for Covid-19

King Mswati III was crowned in 1986 at the age of 18, succeeding his long-serving father King Sobhuza II, who died at the age of 82. The king rules by decree and has been criticised for the heavy-handed treatment of opponents and for requesting public money to pay for new palaces and luxury cars. Eswatini, located in southern Africa is one of the absolute monarchies in the world. With a population of about one million, the country has recorded 6,768 coronavirus infections and 127 deaths linked to the pandemic. Togo…

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Getaways Tourism & Travel 

Green Lifestyle Festival Eswatini’s New Eco-friendly Party!

Eswatini (Swaziland) is well known for its colourful and vibrant festivals, both traditional and modern, from the Umhlanga Reed Dance to MTN Bushfire. If there is anywhere in Africa that knows how to throw a proper party, it’s Eswatini! But now, a new festival in this small but perfectly formed Kingdom is going one step further. As well as the usual once-in-a-lifetime performances to enjoy, the Green Lifestyle Festival is focussed on having absolutely minimal environmental impact. Festival organisers are pioneering the following eco-friendly initiatives: The Green Lifestyle Festival will be a plastic -free…

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