LICINISO Weekly 12-18 September 2022

In this issue, the CPS discuses the actions taken by the Swaziland Transport, Communication and Allied Workers Union (SWATCAWU) and Swazi Drivers Forum in their attempt to get justice for Swazi truck drivers in the face of poor treatment by the trucking companies. In addition the CPS discuses the high suicide rates within Swaziland, particularly among students and how that plays into the tinkhundla system. Continue reading LICINISO Weekly 12-18 September 2022

Suppression of Students’ Voices Continues in Swaziland as Police Crush Peaceful Protest

Communist Party of Swaziland By Lwazi Maseko Mbabane, 8 September 2022: – On Wednesday 7 September 2022, an armed police battalion violently crushed a peaceful protest action by students from the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT) in the capital city, Mbabane. The police had camped at the university premises following the students’ resolution to protest over various demands, including the demands for face-to-face learning … Continue reading Suppression of Students’ Voices Continues in Swaziland as Police Crush Peaceful Protest

LICINISO Weekly 29 August – 4 September 2022

In this issue of Liciniso, the CPS discuses how long the people of Swaziland have lived under the oppression of the royal family, how “independence” in Swaziland has always been a sham, the conspiring of Sobhuza II with Britain and apartheid South Africa to obtain and hold power, how the Dlamini’s work with the British and white Afrikaners to become the sole “legitimate” ruling force … Continue reading LICINISO Weekly 29 August – 4 September 2022

Swazis Overwhelmingly Boycott Mswati’s umhlanga Ritual

31 August 2022: – In line with the Communist Party of Swaziland’s call for the boycott of Mswati’s umhlanga ritual, young girls in Swaziland have overwhelmingly rejected the annual exploitative ritual. Escorted buses and lorries, dispatched by Mswati all over Swaziland to fetch young girls, returned empty from pick-up points. This is a victory for all Swazis. Mswati and his murderous regime are becoming increasingly … Continue reading Swazis Overwhelmingly Boycott Mswati’s umhlanga Ritual

LICINISO Weekly 22-28 August 2022

In this issue, the CPS discusses its role in the “Democracy Now” campaign. The CPS speaks of the rally in Matsapha against the tinkhundla system and speaks of the importance of self-liberation. In addition, in this issue, the CPS also discusses the revolutionary importance of women, whilst honouring the life of Ruth First. Finally the CPS asks everyone to boycott the umhlanga, a ritual used … Continue reading LICINISO Weekly 22-28 August 2022

LICINISO Issue 16: A Tribute to an Internationalist Par Excellence

We, the CPS, write and publish this issue in honour of the late freedom fighter and revolutionary, Amos Mbulaheni “Messiah” Mbedzi. Mbedzi had risked his life and sacrificed his own freedom in the struggle against tyranny in Swaziland. We must carry on his legacy by continuing the fight against the oppressive regime he gave so much for. Continue reading LICINISO Issue 16: A Tribute to an Internationalist Par Excellence

Matanzas fire disaster: Communist Party of Swaziland message of solidarity with the Cuban people

Communist Party of Swaziland12 August 2022 The people of Cuba have braved very difficult conditions to bring under control unprecedented flames which erupted in the Matanzas province of Cuba on Friday 5 August 2022. On Friday, a fuel tank at the Supertanker Depot in the Matanzas Industrial Zone erupted into flames after being hit by lightning. Consequently, hundreds have been injured. The flames also took … Continue reading Matanzas fire disaster: Communist Party of Swaziland message of solidarity with the Cuban people

LICINISO Weekly 1-7 August 2022

In this issue, the CPS discusses the current labour struggle being undertaken by employees of the hardware store franchise, Build It, in Swaziland and the CPS’s involvement in said struggle. In addition, this issue discusses the events of the 4th of August in which security guards organised under SATU (Swaziland Amalgamated Trade Unions) were violently dispersed by the Royal Police using rubber munitions and teargas. … Continue reading LICINISO Weekly 1-7 August 2022