Sunday, March 2. 2014

Lift off for needless new airport

King Mswati III has officially opened Swaziland’s biggest white elephant – the King Mswati III International Airport, amid fears that it will continue bleeding precious funds from the country’s coffers long after its (long-delayed) completion.

From the inception of this ultimate in monarchical vanity projects, civil society organisations have criticised the airport as nothing but a drain on the taxpayer – as an unjustified...

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