King Mswati dominated the news on this Swaziland News platform in the year 2022.
As a Head of State in a country facing a political unrest, Mswati was indeed the centre of focus in our news.
Mswati allegedly issued an order to shoot and kill dozens of civilians in the year 2021, that decision dominated news even in 2022.
The subsequently influenced the arrest of two pro-democracy Members of Parliament(MPs) in Bacede Mabuza and Mthandeni Dube.
King Mswati refused to participate in a political dialogue despite recommendations from the Southern African Development Community(SADC), he continued to unleash his forces on unarmed civilians.
Other newsmakers include the Solidarity Forces and former MP Mduduzi Magawugawu Simelane who openly expressed his desire to encourage his followers to participate in the Tinkhundla undemocratic elections.
PUDEMO also made news after the State targeted and bombed its members' properties.
We also witnessed the historic protest by police officers who were demanding a salary increment led by the Police Staff Association which was subsequently silenced by the State.