Opposition to Mswati's royal despotism has been arising through the trade unions. Demands include increased wages and union rights, as well as democratic reforms.
Ghana is mourning the death of its beloved president, John Evans Atta Mills, who was only five months away from the end of his first term and expected re-election.
On July 25, 1984, Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to perform a space walk.
While the 2012 Summer Olympics bring athletes together in spectacles of sport, the Games will also bring crippling debt, especially galling given the latest austerity measures in the UK.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his coalition are asking the Federal Electoral Institute's electoral court to annul the presidential election.
This case has importance far beyond the issue of one man's guilt or innocence.
This comes one year after Japan was struck by the earthquake- and tsunami-triggered Fukushima Daichi disaster.
Parliament is moving center-stage as crises of private-sector greed and incompetence are laid before select committees.
Mandela was elected South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in prison for his fight against racist apartheid, and was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for his work towards world peace
Madrid saw a massive show of support for miners who are protesting austerity moves by Spain's conservative government, which they say will completely destroy their hardscrabble livelihoods.