swaziland

Male homosexuality is outlawed in the small African country.
Giving European imports the duty-free treatment will leave African producers struggling: local businesses will be unable
It was CITES that, in 1989, placed all of Africa's elephants on Appendix I of the Convention, thus stopping all international
This 'new normal' demands a different way of doing things, both in our actions to reduce and adapt to the impacts of climate
The dehornings I witnessed took place at a huge rhino ranch at Klerksdorp in South Africa's North West province, belonging
One of the most exciting prospects of my Bean Jam is that its main ingredient can be sourced locally, as beans are a second
January and February set new Arctic heat records; Alaska has been warmer than ever recorded this year; April was a record
One of the negative legacies of colonialism in Africa is that it upended many traditional African practices. In the case of women, they lost whatever traditional powers that they had.
The actions taken by the Dallas Zoo, the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, and Wichita's Sedgwick County Zoo have done nothing to help elephants but will irrefutably harm them for decades to come. All three zoos should be roundly condemned by everyone who cares about elephants.
An elephant "abduction": Bad news for elephants A few months ago I wrote an essay with Catherine Doyle and Keith Lindsay
An epidemic sweeping across southern and eastern Africa reminds me of a hard truth in public health: diseases thrive in places where there is inequity and lack of opportunity. That epidemic -- HIV among adolescent girls and young women -- is threatening to roll back many gains made in the fight against HIV in the past 15 years.
As Palms for Life Fund implements its second development project in Swaziland, we are constantly faced with questions that give us tremendous pause for thought.
Elephant experts, conservationists, animal advocates, and thoughtful people everywhere know that wildlife belongs in the wild and that we have a responsibility to do everything we can to keep them there.
The American public is under the impression that elephants are no longer captured in the wild and imported for display in zoos. Surely, such an archaic and inhumane practice must have been relegated to the past!
Thousands of women descend on the royal residence for the festival each year.
The latest ranking of workers' rights includes the global top ten, of which no country should want to be part, and reveals Gulf States and North Africa workers are among the world's worst treated.
The Walleigh's intersected with many people making a difference in each others lives. These success stories, the new enterprises
It sounds like a case from the 1950s: a human rights lawyer thrown into jail after daring to criticize the country's judiciary. But Thulani Maseko is unlucky enough to be living in Swaziland, Africa's only remaining absolute monarchy, and to be blessed with the sort of personal courage that makes him vocal about injustice.
I served as a community health volunteer in Swaziland from 2012 to 2014, finishing in August. I had my share of long, dull days, and I had a few extremely busy ones. But much of my time went to a girls-empowerment program.