Letter from Africa: Why I back the Swazi king's nation change

Letter from Africa: Why I back the Swazi king's nation change
 

In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene explains why she backs the Swazi monarch's move to rename his country.
As the 50th birthday of King Mswati III approached on 19 April 2018, all indications pointed towards something dramatic taking place.
King Mswati being who he is, many speculated he might outdo himself and marry two or three new brides at once rather than adding just one to the 13 he already had, as is his normal practice.
The king had wanted his country to celebrate its 50th independence anniversary on his birthday even though... read more

 
25 April 2018 in World News, Views: 75
Source: BBC
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