Swaziland civil servant strike
swaziland 2 Braving police fire, thousands of civil servants demonstrate in Swaziland’s capital

The demonstration came after the strike action by civil servants on September 23 and 24. To compensate for the purchasing power lost over the last three years due to rising prices, civil servants are demanding a Cost of Living Adjustment of 7.85%

Swaziland SNAT Swaziland public servants prepare for a nationwide strike

Public sector workers, who have not received a cost of living adjustment in the last three years, are demanding a wage hike to compensate for the rising prices.

Mswati III Mswati wants to further starve underfunded hospitals and schools

The autocrat remains determined to reign in expenditure on hospitals and schools in order to balance the budget, while continuing to live a decadent multi-million dollar lifestyle in palaces

Swaziland workers Swaziland: Trade unions boycott King Mswati’s businesses after bar on strike

King Mswati spent more than $74 million on his birthday while claiming that there are not sufficient funds to raise the salaries of public servants who have lost purchasing power by more than 14% in the last two years

Civil servants in Swaziland set to strike over salary hikes

The Communist Party of Swaziland and the Public Sector Associations of Swaziland noted that the government of king Mswati III had been spending vast amounts wastefully even as the country was in social and economic crisis

Ep 04 Around the world on 8 minutes Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 04

In this episode, we take you India, where Delhi police have charged three communist students leaders with sedition. We also look into the Los Angeles teachers’ strike and Swaziland civil servants’ strike call.

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