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Vol 53 No 12

Published 8th June 2012


Mswati’s private party

The tiny kingdom is in a deep economic crisis but the ruling monarch is determined to party on regardless

The arrival of a new private jet for King Mswati III has brought fresh turbulence to the virtually bankrupt country. The future is more uncertain than ever now that Swaziland has parted ways with the International Monetary Fund over its continued failure to implement economic reform.

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