Local News

BREAKING NEWS: GLOBAL FINTECH POWERHOUSE DAVE VAN NIEKERK ENGAGES IN HIGH-STAKES DIALOGUE WITH HIS MAJESTY KING MSWATI III


IS IT THE BEGINNING OF THE END FOR SANU AS STAFF HAVE NOT BEEN PAID YET AGAIN AND ARE NOW BOYCOTTING WORK?


SILOLO MARRIED LONG TIME SWEETHEART


HOW QUICKLY THE POLITICAL PENDULUM SWINGS!


NEW STUDY CONFIRMS WHY FEMICIDE MUST BE DECLARED A NATIONAL CRISIS.


BREAKING NEWS: KING APPOINTS FORMER PUDEMO DSG AS A SENATOR


SHISELWENI NAWE MANZINI ANIBANCINYANA HERE ARE YOUR GOOD NEWS FOR YOU


YOUNG PEOPLE FROM SHISELWENI HATE IT HERE. THEY THINK COUNTRY IS HEADED FOR THE DOGS, STUDY FINDS


NEWS FROM THE FUTURE: REPORT FROM THE BRIDGE YEAR 2083


#DoomsDayScenario: HOW PREPARED IS ESWATINI FOR MAJOR DISASTERS LIKE AN EARTHQUAKE? "WE NOT" ARGUES NDMA.


IS ESWATINI BECOMING A HUMAN TRAFFICKING HUB?


ITS GONNA RAIN MONEY SOON FOR EX MINE WORKERS AS MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS FOR MINEWORKERS’ SILICOSIS & TB CLAIMS IN ESWATINI BEGINS


BACEDE MABUZA AND "BUY CASH": A STORY OF TWO BROTHERS THAT IS SYMBOLIC TO THE STORY OF THE ENTIRE COUNTRY


BOOMING KHAT TRADE A STONE AWAY FROM MANZINI POLICE STATION


CUSTOMER SERVICE WEEK LAUNCHED AND SHINES LIGHT ON HORRIBLE CUSTOMER TREATMENT IN THE COUNTRY


SADC OBSERVER MISSION: "UNBAN POLITICAL PARTIES IN ESWATINI


"OPERATION INDIANA", THE STING THAT TOOK DOWN THE BIGGEST DRUG BARON IN THE HISTORY OF ESWATINI (Part III of III)


RON SMITH: HOW HE HAD CAPTURED THE SWAZI STATE (PART II OF III)


THE RISE AND FALL OF DRUG KINGPIN RON SMITH AND HIS EMPIRE AT HOME (PART 1 OF III)


SNAKE BITE KILLS THREE TIMES MORE SWAZIS THAN MALARIA BUT WHY NO MONEY GOES TO ANTI VENOM FOUNDATION?


TIMES OF ESWATINI CIRCULATION REACHES AN ALL TIME LOW OF JUST 12 000 COPIES SOLD


MANZINI NEEDS A NEW BUS RANK NOT ANOTHER WHITE ELEPHANT MALL


THE PAIN OF EXILE: ONLY TWO SWAZIS RECOGNIZED AS POLITICAL REFUGEES IN SOUTH AFRICA


OPEN LETTER TO HIS MAJESTY ON THE 55 MILESTON OF THE COUNTRY


WHY CALL IT PUBLIC TRANSPORT IF IT IS WHOLLY PRIVATISED AND EXCLUSIONARY: THE CASE OF THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED


NEW ELECTIONS, NEW FACES, FRESH PROMISES, AND MORE DISAPPOINTMENTS!


UNDERSTANDING THE DIGITAL SPYWARE USED TO MONITOR ACTIVISTS IN ESWATINI


MTHANDENI, BACEDE VOTED IN TINKHUNDLA ELECTIONS AND DAVID SIMELANE BOYCOTTED


FORMER CHANNEL SWAZI JOURNALIST NKOSINGIPHILE MBHAMALI SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES CHURCH IN EZULWIN


MINISTER REVEALS DATES AND PRICING FOR FARMING INPUT SUBSIDIES


LUJU FESTIVAL EMPOWERING ARTISTS AND BOOSTING THE TOURISM INDUSTRY IN ESWATINI


ESWATINI MOBILE EFFECTS EARLY DEBIT FOR POST-PAID CONTRACTS


SHRINKING DEMOCRATIC SPACE IN SADC A CAUSE FOR CONCERN, SAYS SAYSN


DEAR THE BRIDGE READERS


EXCLUSIVE: INSIDE THE CENTRAL BANK BATTLE WITH FARMERS BANK AND THE MESS THAT CAME WITH IT (PART 1 OF OUR SERIES)


EXCLUSIVE: TRIBUNAL REPORT ON THE PALACE COUP AND EVENTS THAT LED TO THE INSTALLATION OF KING MSWATI III


A NATIONAL HERO WHO SAVED A GENERATION!


THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE MAN WHO TOLD ROYALTY "TIDLI LETIZE TIKHULUPHELE NGISHO EMATINYO" DURING SIBAYA SUBMISSION AND THEN STABBED WITH A SPEAR SHORTLY THEREAFTER


HOW BACEDE BECAME THE KING´S ENEMY NUMBER ONE


HILLARY GARDEE MURDER: EXILED PUDEMO MAN CLAIMS INNOCENCE AS GARDEE SUES FOR MILLIONS


ESWATINI AND THE SHAME OF RAPE


ACTIVISTS IN ESWATINI LIVE ON THE EDGE AS SURVEILLANCE HEIGHTENS


LAWYER SICELO MNGOMEZULU SPEAKS TO US


PROFESSOR ARTHUR MUTAMBARA COMING TO ESWATINI!


THE DLAMINISATION OF ESWATINI AND CHIEFTAINCY DISPUTES


THE DLAMINISATION OF SWAZILAND


UNDERSTANDING THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN ESWATINI


THE NOISE WE KNEW: SWAZILAND AND GOSPEL MUSIC


WHAT IS THE POINT OF THIS COUNTRY


PARLIAMENTORY AMBUSH GONE WRONG


MALOMA COLLIERY: TRANSFORMATION AND IMPACT REDEFINED


WHAT IS WRONG WITH EEC’s LAVUMISA POWER PLANT?


GOVERNMENT INTENSIFIES PROPAGANDA WAR


SABELO INTERVIEW: I WORKED AND WALKED IN A DEN OF LIONS


SIKHUMBUZO SHONGWE: A MAN FAILED BY TINKHUNDLA INSTITUTIONS


VUVULANE FARMERS GET BACK THEIR LAND: WE TRACE THE HISTORY OF A DECADES LONG CONFLICT (PART I)


VICTOR GAMEDZE: THE MAN WHO REFUSES TO DIE


JUST HOW ‘POWERFUL’ IS ZWELI JELE?


THE DIE IS CAST!


Over 500 attend PUDEMO End of Year Gathering!


WHY CECE IS THE BRIDGE PERSON OF THE YEAR


ABUSE OF WOMEN IS AN INHERENT FEATURE OF THE TINKHUNDLA SYSTEM


TRACING THE ORIGINS OF MKHITSINI CONFLICTS


THE AGONY OF LIVING IN A COLLAPSED STATE!


SIKHANYISO’S BABY DADDY SETS SOLDIERS BEAT UP WARDERS AND POLICE OFFICER FOR BREAKING CURFEW


OF PROPAGANDA AND FIGHT BACK STRATEGY


TIME FOR CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE.


OPEN LETTER TO MAFIKIZOLO: #MswatiDidThis


THE BATTLE FOR THE SOUL OF TUCOSWA


EXCLUSIVE: MTHANDENI AND BACEDE ASK GAWUZELA NOT TO ASSOCIATE THEM WITH SWALIMO


EXLUSIVE: POLICE DESPERATE ATTEMPT TO ADD RAPE ON BACEDE’S CHARGES


BREAKING NEWS: PUDEMO excited with the birth of SWALIMO and wishes Gawuzela success


Animal Farm series: Taiwan Diaspora writes for us


Swazi Police Strikes a Deal with the Luke Commission!


Swazi State Adopts Three-Pronged Strategy


Like father like son: Human rights Commission's Sabelo Masuku goes to a Geneva conference for a virtual conference


Professionals Without a Conscience


Even judicial skunks deserve justice too


Sihle Dlamini: the Pastor with a E300K agenda


The Last Line of Defense for the Swazi State!


Blood in their hands!


Senior lawyer Zweli Jele’s Robinson & Bertram Legal law firm condemns violence and calls for dialogue


"Thabo Mbeki help me," cries King Mswati


Stretched Security Forces Battling With Polarization


New public policy think tank brings big guns to paint the new Swaziland we want.


Like animal farm so are the days of our lives


SOMETHING FISHY AT FSRA!


THE MYSTERY OF THE E700 000 FAILED TEACHER´S COMPANY


AN ECONOMY UNDER SIEGE


SIYAWUBOHLA MANYOSI


ON THE ICC, BOYCOTT AND SANCTIONS: A SWAZI EXPERT TALKS TO US


THE PLIGHT OF OWNING A SOCCER CLUB IN ESWATINI


THE GAWUZELA INTERVIEW


WE WERE RIGHT: THE KING IS DEMENTIC AND WE CANT IGNORE IT ANYMORE


WHY SUN INTERNATIONAL FOLDED AND LIQUIDATED


THE TRIPLE TRAGEDY THAT BEFELL THE MASEKOS


The rise and fall of a disgraced former General and why he has 'escaped' to South Africa


Evaluating women empowerment as the country 'celebrates' 53 years of independence


When Our 'Heroes' Falter…


ACCOUNTING FRAUD AND LOOTING AT ENTC


Amos Mbedzi: the South African hero who fought a Swazi war suffers stroke and is now on diapers


ADVOCATE SAYS THERE IS NO CASE AGAINST MP'S


Exclusive: The great Illovo Scandal that saw MD leave and HR resign


MANGOLOLO: A DESPICABLE PARADOX!


Why We Published The FNB Story


Why good packaging of essence of struggle is necessary to capture Swazi imagination


Dennis Mbingo and King Mswati are case studies on how patriarchy infantilizes men


The essence of the struggle


King Mswati Castigates Cowards and Sell Outs As Panic Engulfs The Royal Family


When unethical work relationships destroy a good man.


THE BRIDGE MAKES EDITORIAL CHANGES


Finger prints scandal suspect 'Obama' controversially goes back to work as pro democracy police faces dismissal


On the monarchy question and the end goal of our struggle


4 Years of Connecting the Nation…….


The last minute attempt to save an embarrassed king


Useless Board, useless Minister and useless CEO


‘Quo Vadis’ Swaziland: Constitutional Monarchy or Republic?


Conservation, Politics & The King’s White Muti Man – Ted Reilly


The making of a Prime Minister in eSwatini


One on one with struggle Veteran Bongani Masuku (Part II of II)


Lomahasha double murderer cop has a history of killing people


Minister Manqoba Khumalo taken on on his lies


One on one with struggle veteran Bongani Masuku on the political stalemate in the country (Part I of II)


We dig deep into Manqoba's time at Coca Cola and his history of lies and deceit


DRC 'Mercenaries', Sicalo Foundation and the plot for power (Part I of II)


Forget all you have heard, King Mswati is not talking and not going anywhere


Republic or Constitutional Monarchy?


Calls for investigating the king for crimes against humanity grows as evidence mounts on wanton nature of army killings


Angered by loss of their properties, government orders police to go hard on protestors, prosecutors to oppose bail and Magistrates bend law accordingly


The Last Minute Attempt to Serve an Embarrassed King


Democracy protest response: Royal braggers go mute and then hangers on go wild on social media


Blow by blow account of the events that gave us both a massacre and a humanitarian crisis


Sthofeni Ginindza and the battle for the soul of the country


The power battles that paralysed Eswatini Electricity Company


As protest rages on, shaken King Mswati goes into ‘isolation’.


From April 12 uprising to #JusticeFor Thabane: the decade that marked the beginning of the end for Tinkhundla


Poor Benny Comes to Town!


The right royal ‘entanglements’


Thandaza Silolo: a sincere freedom fighter or sellout?


Unmasking the deep-seated corruption at Eswatini Tourism Authority


UNESWA IS A VICTIM OF THE COUNTRY´S ILLEGITIMATE LEADERSHIP


The cartel that controls eSwatini’s egg prices