Jump to navigation

Vol 40 No 4

Published 19th February 1999


Swaziland

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).

End of preview - This article contains approximately 306 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.


If you have a print subscription already, click here for a password that gives you full access to the website.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.