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Friday, 4 February 2011


A feature article called ‘Swazi Media Commentary: Telling the truth about Swaziland’ is published today (4 February 2011) online at Pambazuka News.

‘To read accurate daily analyses of the situation in Swaziland, you must turn not to its self-censored official newspapers or a foreign media that has no daily presence in Swaziland, but to a blog .....’ it reads.

It describes Swazi Media Commentary as ‘a rare example of objective, progressive news and journalism in a country burdened with biased reporting and censorship.’

(That’s enough trumpet-blowing – ed).

It is written by Peter Kenworthy, of Africa Contact, who also writes the stiffkitten blog.

To read the article, click here.

Pambazuka News is a Pan-African weekly enewsletter and website on social justice in Africa that has been going for some 10 years now. It has an estimated online readership of some 660,000 unique visitors over the year and some 26,000 subscribers to the enewsletter. More than 2600 writers, bloggers, analysts and representatives of social movements write for Pambazuka News, and its freely online database of news items and articles contains some 70,000 records.

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