Tag: Swaziland

Popular editor in leg irons for offending judge in editorial

Popular editor in leg irons for offending judge in editorial

| April 1, 2014

(GIN)—The N.Y.-based Committee to Protect Journalists is protesting the “degrading” treatment of a newspaper editor whose piece critical of the Chief Justice of Swaziland angered the top judge. Editor Bheti Makhubu and human rights attorney Thulani Maseko were both called into court on contempt charges by Michael Ramodibedi, the justice spotlighted in separate pieces that […]

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Africa News in Brief: Oct. 2 edition

Africa News in Brief: Oct. 2 edition

| October 2, 2013

A pro-democracy activist is promising to bring change to Swaziland after winning a seat in Parliament • 21 year old Obabiya Aishah Ajibola of Nigeria was the tearful winner of a Muslim-only pageant crown

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