Advocates in Swaziland call for democratic reforms.
Kaiser Family Foundation. Copyright 2008 Advisory Table Kaiser and Company Family members Foundation. All rights reserved.. Advocates in Swaziland call for democratic reforms, social spending to handle issues such as HIV/AIDS About 1,000 people in the Swazi city of Manzini held a protest on Wednesday, calling for democratic reforms and increased social spending to address issues such as for example HIV/AIDS in the country, Reuters Africa reports. The protesters were essential of what is anticipated to be an expensive celebration over the weekend for the 40th birthday of King Mswati, which coincides with the country’s 40th anniversary of independence from the United Kingdom. (more…)