Swaziland: King Mswati III takes editorial control.

From Hamish In Auckland Wed Jan 16 2013, 00:06:00

Swazi Media Commentary blog reports on a bizarre situation developing in the Pornocracy of Swaziland to steal Alex's term. I myself have been astonished by the actions of the King of the Pornocracy going so far as to suggest regicide as a solution.

A row is brewing between media houses in Swaziland and the Swazi Observer newspaper group, which is in effect owned by King Mswati III. Last Friday (11 January 2013), Observer managing director Alpheous Nxumalo wrote in his own newspaper accusing Swazi media of undermining traditional authorities in Swaziland and by extension the king himself.

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