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… Read More
Getaways Tourism 

Eswatini at the Shows Free & Discounted Tickets available

The Adventure Travel Show and the Destinations holiday and travel show, both in London, are the UK’s top two travel exhibitions dedicated to giving visitors the chance to discover brilliant new parts of the world! 2020 will be no exception as hundreds of destinations come together offering fantastic new ideas as well as expert advice – you should feel inspired… Read More
Ngwenya Glass Eswatini Southern Africa 

SWAZILAND: Ngwenya Glass Celebrates 30 Years

It has been 30 years since the Prettejohn family came to Swaziland to resusitate the then defunct Ngwenya Glass Factory. Today Ngwenya Gass is still run by the Prettejohn family, employs over 70 people and supplies customers with its creations worldwide. For Ngwenya Glass ‘green’ is a way of life. Environmental considerations are integral to its production values. All products… Read More
Swaziland Tourism Eswatini Southern Africa Tourism 

48 Hours in Swaziland

Sublime handicrafts, stunning landscapes of mountains and valleys, forests and plains; plus wildlife reserves across the country, that are home to The Big Five – plenty to keep busy for 48 hours! As one of the few remaining Monarchies in Africa, culture and heritage are deeply engrained in all aspects of Swazi life, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all who… Read More
Swaziland Gateway Getaways Southern Africa 

Swaziland’s iconic MTN Bushfire Festival is back for 2017

Swaziland is well known for its stunning landscapes and exciting game but also for its festivals. MTN Bushfire, Swaziland’s internationally acclaimed music and arts festival invites you to Bring Your Fire and experience three unforgettable days celebrating music, arts and performance whilst promoting social responsibility. Named Africa’s Top Festival by the BBC and by CNN as one of the 7… Read More

Swaziland Reed dance Festival from August 26th – 1st September 2014

The festival this year will start on August 26th, with the main day of the event (day 7) to happen on September1st. This is when the main ceremony occurs, with the dancing attended by the King. This will be a public holiday in Swaziland. This ceremony is a centuries old tradition where the Kingdom¹s unmarried and childless females present their... Read More

50 Years of Conservation Success in Swaziland

2014 marks 50 years from the day a young Ted Reilly took it upon himself to turn his back garden into what is now one of Africa’s most accessible wildlife reserves. On the 12th July 1964, Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary opened to the public. This day marked the beginning of formal conservation in the Kingdom of Swaziland. At the time Swaziland was still a... Read More

Reilly’s & Mkhaya Regional Finalists for Big Game Parks in AA Quality Assured Accommodation Awards

Big Game Parks has just been advised that both Reilly's Rock Hilltop Lodge within Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary AND Mkhaya Game Reserve are Regional Finalists in the prestigious AA Quality Assured Accommodation Awards. Regional Winners will be announced at the end of July. 'Like' BigGame Parks¹ Facebook Page or Visit their Blog to stay tuned! . Read More