Phila Sibiya

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SOCCER BOSS TAKEN IN FOR VICTOR’S MURDER

MBABANE – It is the breakthrough everyone has been waiting for? Five days after businessman Victor Gamedze was heartlessly assassinated at Galp Filling Station in Ezulwini,
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ON THE RUN ‘ZWEMART’ SPEAKS ON VICTOR’S DEATH

MBABANE - “Gamedze had a bad side and he did not want this side exposed by the media.” Zweli Martin Dlamini popularly known as ‘Zwemart’ of...
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VICTOR DESERVED STATE FUNERAL - KING

MBABANE – Government toyed with the idea of according slain businessman Victor Gamedze a state funeral. About 3 000 mourners, who crammed the Prince of Wales...
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GAMEDZE WAS A SAVED MAN – APOSTLE LUKHUMBA

MBABANE – Gamedze was a saved man. This was revealed by his spiritual father Pastor Ken Lukumba of the Straight Gate International Church. Lukumba shared...
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MATSAPHA MUNICIPAL COUNCIL ABANDONS COSTLY SA RETREAT

MBABANE – Sanity prevails! This is what best describes Matsapha Municipal Council’s decision to abandon their plan to hold its retreat in South Africa which...
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MOMENT OF SILENCE FOR VICTOR

MBABANE – A great man he was and deserves all the honour he is getting locally and beyond. That is slain Mbabane Swallows and PLS Chairman...
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WE’LL PLAY EACH GAME FOR GAMEDZE - ‘KOKI’

MBABANE – Mbabane Swallows are confident of maintaining their cutting edge in respect of slain boss Victor Gamedze. Team coach Thabo ‘Koki’ Vilakati highlighted that their...
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VICTOR LEFT US TROPHY-LESS – CHIEFS’ BOBBY

MBABANE – Ever since the once-off King’s Cup in 2014, South African giants Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates have not won any trophies. And for that,...
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OVER 100 PARTAKE IN MB. PARKRUN’S 38TH EDITION

MBABANE – Despite that there was the Resolution Run in Hlane, the 38th edition of the Mbabane Parkrun recorded good numbers. There were 110 runners who...
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LET’S BURY VICTOR, NOT HIS VISION

It is a deep and excruciating pain for the KaLanga Community in general and his family in particular. We should have buried Victor Gamedze but...
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TRIBUTE TO VICTOR GAMEDZE

Anywhere, violence is an impediment to peace, crime is a threat to investor promotion and good neighbourliness, and yet malicious brutal killing of anyone, in...
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CLOSE INFORMAL CROSSINGS

We are still reeling in shock following the killing of astute businessman and football administrator - Victor Maradona’Gamedze by heartless assassins. It is hard to...
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SYNDICATE ROBBING MOBILE MONEY VENDORS

MANZINI – If you are one of the over 500 000 registered Mobile Money general users or vendor you have a reason to be worried...
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OBSERVER REPORTER ‘FORCES’ SWAZI TV TO STOP RETREAT

MBABANE – What was meant to be a weekend of fun and strategic planning for the new year for Swazi TV journalists ended in a...
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COPS VANDALISE FLAT, LEAVE WITH SHEBEEN TENANT’S FRIDGE

MBABANE – They normally arrest people who forcefully break into people’s houses but this time, they were the ones who allegedly committed the very same...
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IS SRA’S BOSS DUMISANI MASILELA WANTED DEAD?

MBABANE – The biblical Psalms 35 is now his sanctuary as the institution he leads witnesses its first and prolonged strike action. That is none other...
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20 000 PEDESTRIANS’ LIVES IN DANGER

MBABANE – An accident waiting to happen! Walking across the Eteni, Matsapha overhead bridge - one of the busiest and most used pedestrian crossings in...
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LEOPARD SCRAPE THROUGH

Leopard.......................................... (0)1Tokyo 48thSundowns....................................... (0)0LOBAMBA – Some games just need one moment of brilliance to be decided. With the speed a cheetah, Bonginkosi ‘Manyovu’ Dlamini ran...
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‘XAVI’ HAS E3M OFFER FROM ANGOLA – AGENT ALIMASI

MBABANE – As Mthunzi ‘Xavi’ Mkhontfo’s transfer saga rages on, the player’s agent has claimed that they have a E3 million offer from Angolan side...
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SWAZI SLOJOS ATHLETES PUSH CHAMP NKULULEKO TO THE LIMIT

MBABANE – Swazi Slojos’ massive presence in the Mbabane Parkrun speaks volumes about their preparations for 2018 races. The team is due to feature in two...
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‘BIRDS’, ‘BUFFS’ CAF OPPORTUNITIES

As the country’s two Africa Cup club competitions envoys, Mbabane Swallows and Young Buffaloes sharpen their swords for the campaign, the nation’s expectation for a...
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WHAT IS EXPECTED OF SD THIS YEAR

As a Christian and God-fearing person,  I am always keen to know God’s declaration for each year during a cross over which are always pronounced...
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IS COUNCIL STEALING PROPERTIES?

The Municipal Council of Mbabane never ceases to astound itself and the general public. This is the same council that is plagued by a myriad...
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BABY BORN WITH NO HEAD, PRIVATE PARTS

PIGG’S PEAK – When she was told that her baby had been delivered, all that Thandiwe  Mndzebele wanted to see was at least it’s face...
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NAKED MAN WITH CATS CAUGHT AT NEIGHBOUR’S HOME

BULUNGA – The biblical teaching ‘love thy neighbour’ seems to be foreign to two families at Bulunga, Hluthi after one was found naked holding a...
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ROYAL EMISSARY TAKES 36 CATTLE FROM TWO FAMILIES

MHLUMENI – Partially blind and living through agonising pain is what Because Matsenjwa will now be forced to endure as his source of livelihood was...
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I HAVEN’T BID ANYONE GOODBYE – ‘SGCOKO’

MBABANE – If any of the Swaziland Television Authority staff was thinking of celebrating following the introduction of Vusigama Khumalo as the acting chief executive...
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G. MAMBA’S E70 000 ‘XAVI’ CARROT

MBABANE – Most-sort-after star Mthunzi ‘Xavi’ Mkhontfo is close to penning a mega deal with Green Mamba. The player, who was due to sign last night...
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‘DINO, MC MUST WIN ‘BULL’ SWAZIBANK CUP

MBABANE – After nearly a decade without a major trophy in their cabinet, Mbabane Highlanders expect their returning CEO Celucolo ‘Dino’ Dlamini and company to...
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CASTLE PLANS TO BRING SAMUEL ETO’O TO SD

(In Sandton Sun Hotel, Johannesburg, Courtesy of Castle Lager Swaziland)JOHANNESBURG – Plans for Cameroonian superstar Samuel Eto’o to visit Swaziland are in the pipeline. As a...
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ONE ON ONE WITH SWABA PRESIDENT

The story of the fall from grace of what once the country’s second best sport after football is now legendary. Boxing boast three medals from the...
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BLACK TAX: WE CAN’T AVOID IT

Did everybody make it safe and sound out of the holiday season? Because girl, barely! I mean my heart, mind and soul were stitched together...
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A LAUGHABLE GOVT INDEED

If this did not touch on the livelihood of thousands of people, it would be laughable how government could continue pretending to be cash-strapped. This...
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PLEASE BRING BACK THE DEATH SENTENCE

My heart bleeds every day upon seeing how fellow Swazis are brutally murdered by other Swazis. Two weeks ago, your publication reported about a woman...
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