God Save the King: Letter from Swaziland

Zoe Samudzi


Swaziland has for the past 300 years been subject to royal rule. The ruling monarch, King Mswati III, has been living in disconnect with his subjects and has failed to modernize the monarchy. In the midst of this regime that is still dictatorial and fails to abide by the constitution, unrest is slowly brewing in the tiny and mountainous country. With the present political climate of long-standing rulers being toppled, are the king's days numbered?

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/ppr.2011.9


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