Swaziland National Association of Teachers
Trade unions in Swaziland prepare for next stage of strike Trade unions in Swaziland prepare for next stage of strike

Trade unions representing civil servants had to call off their strike which was held from September 23 to October 3 following a court interdict on a government plea

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 teachers Swaziland teachers’ union condemns allegations by government ahead of strike

The prime minister made unsubstantiated allegations against the Swaziland National Association of Teachers, claiming that their strike was ‘sponsored’ and being joined illegally by ‘outsiders’. The union has declared the strike will be held as planned on September 23

Trade unions in Swaziland demand inquiry into death of Njabulo Dlamini Trade unions in Swaziland demand inquiry into death of Njabulo Dlamini

Njabulo Dlamini, the international organizer of the Communist Party of Swaziland, allegedly died of an illness shortly after he was released from prison but trade unionists suspect he was poisoned

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.

Teachers in Swaziland demand immediate solution to education crisis Teachers in Swaziland demand immediate solution to education crisis

The education sector is in shambles due to the government’s decision to freeze new hiring, casualization of primary and secondary school teachers, and the failure to pay education funds to schools

Swaziland teachers strike “Unions have to look deeper into the real problems affecting people’s livelihoods”

In an interview with Peoples Dispatch, Njabulo Dlamini recalls the Swaziland teachers union’s recent struggles and the challenges they are confronting under the monarchy

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

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

Swaziland: Working class continues​ to fight for democracy and rights

The landlocked nation of Swaziland in Africa is regularly witnessing strikes and protests as the people are rising up to assert their rights. 

Maxwell Musa, Swaziland Teachers’ Association leader released on bail

A large number of workers had assembled at the magistrate court expressing their solidarity with Maxwell and calling for the arrest of the police officer who fired upon the teachers.

Swaziland’s teachers wage struggle against police brutality

“We call upon the international community to extend their solidarity towards the struggle of the working class movement in Swaziland,” noted various trade union organizations.

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