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Mfalme Mswati atunukiwa zawadi ya ndege kwenye besdei yake!!!

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  1. Ab-Titchaz

    Ab-Titchaz Content Manager Staff Member

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    Swazi king gets birthday jet amid financial crisis


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    Swaziland's King Mswati III is rated by Forbes magazine as the world's 15th richest monarch with a personal fortune of $100 million, but he reins over one of the world's poorest nations.

    By AFP
    Posted Wednesday, April 25 2012 at 14:43


    MBABANE, Wednesday

    Swazi King Mswati III has received a jet for his 44th birthday, despite the tiny country's crippling financial crisis, the prime minister said on state radio Wednesday.

    Prime Minister Barnabas Dlamini said the king now owns a McDonnell Douglas DC-9 twin-engine jet, but insisted the plane was a gift to be used by Mswati and his 13 wives.

    "His majesty's government has the honour to announce to the nation that the king has received a gift of a DC-9 aircraft from development partners and friends of the king, to be used by their majesties for travels abroad," Dlamini said.

    Mswati celebrated his birthday on April 19 with a three million rand ($386,000, 293,000 euros), partly paid by the state.

    He is rated by Forbes magazine as the world's 15th richest monarch with a personal fortune of $100 million, but he reins over one of the world's poorest nations.

    The Swaziland Diaspora Platform, a human rights group based in South Africa, has rejected the government's explanation for the jet.

    No development partner would want to be anonymous, by their nature development agencies are transparent.

    We demand the release of full details of the donor and the value of the jet," spokeswoman Ntombenhle Khathwane said.

    The banned Pudemo opposition also accused Mswati of using taxpayer money.

    "He was secretly using it and only now do they feel bold enough to admit it. We have long said that this monarchy is a huge drain to the economy," spokesman Zakhele Mabuza said.

    Mswati in 2002 secretly used 28 million rand for the deposit on a 19-seater Bombardier Global Express long-range jet, but the move was halted after a huge uproar from parliament, opposition parties and civil society.

    Swaziland is currently facing an economic crisis that has sparked protests in the tiny kingdom.

    Opposition groups, labour and students have protested to demand more democracy in Africa's last absolute monarchy.

    Swazi king gets birthday jet amid financial crisis*- Africa*|nation.co.ke
     
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    This is a McDonell Douglas DC-9
     
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    Ndege kipenzi kwa viongozi wa Afrika kwa ajili ya ulinzi wao.

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    Hizo ndo tabia za viongozi wengi wa africa-
    watz hatuwezi mcheka huyu-maana yetu pia si madogo
     
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    the group of owls is also knoums as PARLIAMENT
     
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    Ngoma haijifichi huyu Mfalme anaonesha ana ngoma!
     
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    Mr Kikwete take a note!
     
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    Waacheni wale raha za dunia lakini ahera ndio watanung'unika :target:
     
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    Yaani una maana ana ukimwi? 40% ya Waswazi nasikia wana virusi.
     
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    waafrika ndivyo tulivyo!
     
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