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2008-11-04 07:51:58

Nelson Mdlovu moved past his fear to line up with nine other anxious men for a 30-minute circumcision procedure. Shortly thereafter, he left the small clinic with a skip in his step and smile on his face.

2008-07-09 06:00:30

Excerpt form report by Barbara Among entitled:"Swaziland to buy ARVs from Uganda" published by Ugandan newspaper The New Vision website on 9 July His Majesty King Mswati III of Swaziland, who is on a four-day state visit, yesterday toured the new anti-AIDS and anti-malaria drug plant in Luzira, Kampala.Swazi Foreign Affairs Minister Moses Mathedelene said the Swazi government would initially buy drugs from Uganda when the factory starts full production.

2008-06-25 12:00:04

Text of report by South Africa-based Zim Online website on 25 June [Report by Jameson Mombe: "SADC Meets on Zim as US Says Will Not Recognise Poll"] JOHANNESBURG - The United States (US) has said it will not recognise the outcome of Zimbabwe's presidential run-off election on Friday being held amid worsening political violence that has killed 86 opposition members and displaced 200,000 others.

2008-06-14 09:00:41

By Carla Hinton, The Oklahoman Jun. 14--"Themba will not live more than a year. There is a very good chance that his 2-year-old son also has HIV. But today the Lord used His people to remind Themba of his hope for eternity, and to give him strength for another day.

2006-08-15 08:20:00

Instead of casual sexual encounters with multiple partners, established partnerships outside of marriage are fueling a generalized epidemic in southern African countries. These partnerships often involve inconsistent condom use and occur in the context of low rates of male circumcision.

2006-03-17 18:32:37

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Women and girls are far more vulnerable to AIDS than men and need their own U.N. agency to defend them, just as the U.N. children's fund UNICEF protects young people, a top U.N. envoy said on Friday.

2006-03-17 19:20:00

Women and girls are far more vulnerable to AIDS than men and need their own U.N. agency to defend them, just as the U.N. children's fund UNICEF protects young people, a top U.N. envoy said on Friday.

2006-02-24 08:35:00

By Rebecca Harrison MBABANE (Reuters) - It's not every day that hordes of men fight to forego their foreskins -- especially not in a country where circumcision was banned by a 19th century king.

2006-02-23 22:38:59

By Rebecca Harrison SITHOBELA, Swaziland (Reuters) - Dreaming of leafy spinach and rows of juicy beetroot, 13-year-old Cinisile Mamba yanks withered weeds from the ground and prepares to plant. Life has not been kind to Mamba.

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2005-08-29 11:15:00

More than 50,000 bare-breasted virgins vied to become the King of Swaziland's 13th wife on Monday in a ceremony which critics say ill befits a country with the world's highest HIV/AIDS rate.


Latest Swaziland Reference Libraries

Border Cave
2012-07-31 11:49:04

Border Cave is a rock shelter on the western slope of the Lebombo Mountains in KwaZulu-Natal near the border of South Africa and Swaziland. The west-facing cave is located about 330 feet below the crest of Lebombo range and offers a wide and long-range view of the Swazi countryside below. It is a semi-circular cave with a long horizontal opening, measuring some 133 feet across. It was formed from the Jurassic lavas as a result of differential weathering. Border Cave has a long...

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2007-12-21 11:03:40

The Grey Rhebok or Grey Rhebuck (Pelea capreolus), is a species of antelope endemic to South Africa, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and Swaziland. They prefer grassy, mountainous habitat They are also known as the Vaal Rhebok or Vaalribbok. Rheboks carry a woolly grey coat to insulate them from the cold of their habitat. Only the males carry the straight horns. Males become extremely aggressive during the breeding season.

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whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.