Muluzi appointed special envoy to Swaziland –Commonwealth

Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Kamalesh Sharma, has confirmed the appointment of former Malawi president Bakili Muluzi as a special envoy to Swaziland to continue a process of engaging the Kingdom to undertake further democratisation efforts in the run up to the 2018 elections.

Muluzi:S pecial evoy

Muluzi:S pecial evoy

Muluzi, who governed Malawi from 1994 and retired in 2004 at the end of his constitutional two-terms, returns to Swaziland this Saturday .

Commonwealth is pushing for the unbanning of political parties in Swaziland and were satisfied with Muluzi’s role when he led Commonwealth observer mission to Swaziland, and recommended the democratisation process after Swaziland’s September 2013 elections.

Muluzi said in his hvisit to Swaziland from 5 to10 July 2015, will be accompanied by Nita Yawanarajah, adviser and head of the Good Offices Section and political officer for southern Africa and Koffi Sawyer from the Commonwealth Secretariat.

The former Malawi leader who recently also chair a Commonwealth observer mission in Nigeria, said as per usual practice; he would hold discussions with a wide array of stakeholders, including King Mswati III, the government of Swaziland and civil society.

“I will then be able to make appropriate recommendations to the government of Swaziland and to the Secretary-General, accordingly, on the way forward,” said Muluzi.

Opposition politicians in King of Swaziland’s ‘monarchical democracy’ have accused King Mswati III regime as “ intolerant, intransigent and arrogant”

The tradition in Swaziland, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, is that parliamentary candidates are hand-picked by traditional chiefs loyal to King Mswati III.


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Imraan Sadick

Ife olo Lero Agama atati ndiyimaso ife kukavota basi
Agama Woyeeeeee

Mathews makuteya

Maso ku salu

Richard jafali lion



Alekeni a chair azidyelera ntchito anagwira kale


kwata baba, umakwa,,,,,,,

Why not?

King Mswati cannot satisfy a Harlem of women and it is costing the swazis alot of money managing this archaic traditional of women putting on alot of beads to satisfy a libidous king.


Swaziland, do not democratise your country.
Democracy is evil (DEMONCRACY), stay out of the New order.
Most of so called african democratic countries are a bunch of witch hunting conspirancies, theft, corruption and rich getting richer and the poor, poorer.


big man. Muluzi umakwana. Anyamata apa town. Ku swaziland timvanso kuti kuli mwana

Bola kwimuka.

Koma wa Police ali pambalipo owoneka bwino chonchi, golide mkhosi… (ngati sanagule ndi a chair golideyo)….aChalume, angunga, achair, amangomuyang’ana? Ndakayika. Chair ndi mamudziwa ine….Nanji pano ali single! Kaya!


Kodi munthu wankulu milandu yotolela ndalama zaboma yinatha bwanji? Kodi nakhululuka amunthalika? Pitanibwino ku swazi bola osakanyamula kanamwali kumeneko.

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