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DEMONSTRATION ALERT – U.S. Embassy, Ezulwini, Eswatini

Location:  Area surrounding U.S. Embassy, Ezulwini Event:  The U.S. Embassy has been notified by the Swaziland National Teachers Association of a gathering of several hundred teachers near the U.S. Embassy today, beginning this morning, Thursday, January 27 at approximately 1000 hours.  Embassy staff has been directed to remain in the building.  U.S. citizens are urged ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy in Eswatini (September 14, 2018)

Locations:  Mbabane and Manzini Event:  Employees of the U.S. Embassy in Eswatini have been advised to exercise extra caution September 17-21, 2018, in anticipation of strikes and demonstrations in advance of elections scheduled for September 21.  Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of any strikes or demonstrations, most likely to occur in Mbabane and Manzini. ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Commemorating the 242nd U.S. Independence Day

Prince Hlangusemphi, Representative of His Majesty the King; Emakhosikati, Your Royal Highnesses; Honorable Chiefs; Royal Councilors; Honorable Ministers; Excellencies, Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Honorable Members of Parliament; Honorable Members of the Judiciary; Members of the Media; Distinguished Guests; Friends; Lishonile and welcome to all. 1968 was a momentous year.  In the U.S., the Civil ...
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Press Release: WiSci Girls STEAM Camp in Namibia

WiSci Girls STEAM Camp in Namibia Began June 17 The fourth WiSci (Women in Science) Girls STEAM Camp is taking place in Namibia, June 17-29, 2018.  WiSci is a public-private partnership designed to impart skills to and create opportunities for high school girls in science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics (STEAM). The 2018 ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Mbabane, Eswatini (June 15, 2018)

Location: Mbabane, Eswatini Event: We are in contact with the Royal Eswatini Police Service regarding recent reports of attempted kidnappings involving children. US citizens should rely only on reliable sources of information‎ and view with a degree of skepticism unsubstantiated or inflammatory reporting. We will continue to monitor these events. Actions to Take: Review your ...
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