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Op-Ed by Ambassador Lisa J Peterson: Thoughts from a “Sleepy Donor”

Op-Ed by Ambassador Lisa J Peterson Thoughts from a “Sleepy Donor” An article in one of the national dailies recently declared:  “Corruption Rife in Eswatini – USA.”  This article, which bore a striking resemblance to a piece on AllAfrica.com, presented the U.S. Department of State’s annual Human Rights Report as if it was predominantly focused ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Launch of the USAID Development Objective Agreement Grant (DOAG) – Royal Villas

Honorable Minister for Economic Planning and Development, Dr. Tambo Gina, Honorable Minister for Health, Senator Lizzy Nkosi, Honorable Minister of Finance, Neal Rijkenberg, NERCHA Director, Principal Secretaries, Senior Government Officials, USAID Mission Director, John Groarke, Members of the Press, Ladies and Gentlemen – Today ushers in a new phase of the U.S.-Eswatini partnership, as we ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Dissemination of SHIMS 2 Results and Launch of SHIMS 3 – Royal Swazi Hotel

Protocols It is a great pleasure to be here as we disseminate the SHIMS 2 results and announce the upcoming SHIMS 3 survey.  The U.S. government, through the PEPFAR program, is pleased to collaborate with the Ministry of Health and the Central Statistics Office in carrying out these important surveys. HIV-focused household surveys, also known ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Lisa Peterson: Commissioning of Isibuko Ekudzeni Bomake Communal Gardening Project Launch – Ekudzeni

Manzini Regional Secretary Umphakatsi Representative Isibuko Global Directors and International Governing Board Isibuko South Africa Branch Board of Directors’ Chairperson Mrs. Evelyn K. Seitisho and Eswatini Board of Directors UNESWA Centre of Community services Mbulazi Nursery NAMBOARD The Constituency Council and the Honorable Member of Parliament Isibuko Ekudzeni Bomake and the community at large Siyanivusela ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Ezulwini, Eswatini

  Location:  Manzini Event:  The Swaziland United Democratic Front (SUDF) and other groups are planning a march in Manzini on Friday, May 3, 2019, calling for a People’s Parliament.  SUDF is expecting 1,000 participants in this event.  Disruptions of pedestrian and vehicular traffic are likely.   U.S. Embassy personnel have been advised to avoid the demonstration ...
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