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Vol 40 No 4

Published 19th February 1999

King's move

The political relaunch of a former Prime Minister, Obed Dlamini, could revive the antimonarchist opposition. This has been marking time since the 70,000-strong Swaziland Federation of Trade Unions failed to get support for a general strike in 1997 or for a boycott of last October’s parliamentary elections (when, to the delight of royalists, there was a 60 per cent turnout).

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