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Swazi workers pay for government repression with their jobs

Less than two weeks after the Swazi government announced the immediate banning of all trade unions and employer federations in the country, Swazi workers are reeling from the news that 1450 textile workers stand to lose their jobs

Can Sithole help usher in a new era of Swaziland democracy?

Jan Sithole, the former Secretary General of what was then the Swaziland Federation of Trade Unions and current leader of the Swaziland Democratic Party, became one of 55 elected Members of Parliament in September