By Richard Rooney
(This article first appeared in Pambazuka News 24 January 2013 Issue 614)
The tiny kingdom of Swaziland in southern Africa is getting ready for a national parliamentary election this year, amid expectations that the outcome will be a fraud on democracy.
All political parties are banned in the kingdom where King Mswati III is generally considered to be the last absolute monarch in sub-Saharan Africa.[view whole blog post ]