Africa’s last absolute monarchy has for days been rocked by the largest pro-democracy protests in years.
Eswatini security forces have killed 70 protesters and arrested more than 600 in the past few months, but it is likely you have heard little to nothing about it. The internet in the small, Southern African country has been regularly shut down over the past few weeks, and journalists intimidated, arrested, and beaten. In this episode, we talk to one of them.
In this episode:
- Cebelihle Mbuyisa (@CebelihleM), reporter at New Frame
- Vito Laterza (@vitolaterza09), associate professor of development studies at the University of Agder
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