Monthly Archives: April 2018

King of Swaziland renames country ‘eSwatini’

Swaziland’s King Mswati III at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Picture: Ray Stubblebine/Reuters The king of Swaziland, one of the world’s few absolute monarchs, announced on Thursday that his country had changed its name to eSwatini to mark … read more »

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Denmark unveils first public statue of black woman

Wednesday 11 April 2018 – 7:10am With a torch clutched in one hand and a cut sugar cane in the other, the statue is inspired by Mary Thomas. The statue has been erected in Denmark to acknowledge the revolt lead … read more »

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