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  Swaziland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kingdom of Swaziland is a small, landlocked country in southern Africa (one of the smallest on the continent), situated on the eastern slope of the Drakensberg mountains, embedded between South Africa in the west and Mozambique in the east.
Swaziland offers a wide variety of landscapes, from the mountains along the Mozambican border to savannas in the east and rainforest in the northwest.
Swaziland is in the process or formulating an Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour, which is expected to be adopted in the period 2006-2007.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Military of Swaziland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It is an official language of Swaziland (along with English) and one of the 11 official languages of South Africa.
Mbabane Mbabane, with an estimated population of 70,000 (2003), is the capital of Swaziland.
Lobamba Lobamba is the traditional and legislative capital of Swaziland, seat of the Parliament and residence of the Queen Mother.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Swaziland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Swaziland is in the process of formulating an Action Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (APEC), with the assistance of the International Labour Organisations (ILO) programme Towards the Elimination of the worst forms of Child Labour.
Swaziland is a small landlocked country with an economy based largely on agriculture and agro-industry.
Swaziland, a British protectorate from the 1880s until independence in 1968, is perhaps the nearest there is to a traditional African monarchy.
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 Swaziland - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The Kingdom of Swaziland is a small country in southern Africa (one of the smallest on the continent), situated on the eastern slope of the Drakensberg mountains, embedded between South Africa in the west and Mozambique in the east.
King Mswati III is often criticized for living so lavishly in a nation that is afflicted by one of the world's highest HIV infection rates.
2004 Swaziland acknowledges for the first time that it has one of the highest AIDS rates in the world, with almost 40% of adults infected with HIV.
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 Swaziland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The Kingdom of Swaziland is a small country in southern Africa,embedded between South Africa in the west and Mozambique in the east.
The country was eventually grantedindependence on September 6, 1968.Since then, Swaziland has seen a struggle between pro-democracy activists and the totalitarian monarchy.
Swaziland offers a wide variety of landscapes, from the mountains along the Mozambican border to savannas in the east and rainforest in the northwest.Several rivers flow through the country, such as the Lusutfu River.
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Swaziland has the world's highest HIV prevalence rate: nearly 40 percent of people aged between 18 and 49 are HIV positive.
The army's policy of testing individual soldiers, or wider testing to determine the extent of HIV in the military ranks, was formulated with the assistance of local health NGOs working with HIV/AIDS and is sensitive to national standards of confidentiality.
However, the president of the Swaziland Federation of Labour was quoted in the local press as questioning whether soldiers found to be HIV positive would face discrimination or summary discharge.
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 Swaziland - Gurupedia
The Kingdom of Swaziland is a small country in southern Africa, embedded between South Africa in the west and
Evidence of agriculture and iron use dates from about the 4th century CE, and people speaking languages ancestral to current Sotho and Nguni languages began settling no later than the 11th century CE.
South African War of 1899-1902, Swaziland became a British dependency.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Swaziland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Student and labor unrest during the 1990s pressured the monarchy (one of the oldest on the continent) to grudgingly allow political reform and greater democracy.
Swaziland recently surpassed Botswana as the country with the world's highest known rates of HIV/AIDS infection
Surrounded by South Africa, except for a short border with Mozambique, Swaziland is heavily dependent on South Africa from which it receives about nine-tenths of its imports and to which it sends nearly three-quarters of its exports.
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 1Up Travel > Swaziland > Travel & Tourism | Tourist Guide to Swaziland
Swaziland is a small, beautiful country in southern Africa.
Christianity in Swaziland is sometimes mixed with traditional beliefs and practices.
In 1921 Swaziland established its first legislative body--an advisory council of elected European representatives mandated to advise the British high commissioner on non-Swazi affairs.
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 Military of Swaziland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Military branches: Umbutfo Swaziland Defense Force (Army) Royal Police Force
males age 15-49: 165 005 (2003 est.) 146 805 est.)

Military expenditures - dollar figure: $20 million (FY01/02)

Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 4.75% (FY00/01)

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 Military of Swaziland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
'''Military branches:''' Umbutfo Swaziland Defense Force (Army), Royal Swaziland Police Force Military manpower - availability:
males age 15-49: 284,530 (2003 est.), 253,510 (2002 est.) Military manpower - fit for Military service:
males age 15-49: 165,005 (2003 est.), 146,805 (2002 est.) Military expenditures - dollar figure: $20 million (FY01/02) Military expenditures - percent of GDP: 4.75% (FY00/01)
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 Swaziland - Facts
More information about Swaziland including positions in various world rankings
High Court; Court of Appeal; judges for both courts are appointed by the monarch
AM 3, FM 2 plus 4 repeaters, shortwave 3 (2001)
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- Swaziland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Surrounded by South Africa, except for a short border with Mozambique, Swaziland is heavily dependent on South Africa from which it receives about nine-tenths of its imports and to which it sends nearly two-thirds of its exports.
18-30 years of age for voluntary military service; both sexes are eligible for military service (2005)
This page was last updated on 29 June, 2006
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 Swaziland Military 2004 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Swaziland Military 2004 - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics, Political System
Umbutfo Swaziland Defense Force (Army, including Air Wing)
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