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Background

Autonomy for the Swazis of southern Africa was guaranteed by the British in the late 19th century; independence was granted 1968. Student and labor unrest during the 1990s have pressured the monarchy (one of the oldest on the continent) to grudgingly allow political reform and greater democracy.

Holidays
Jan 1 - New Year's Day
Mar 25~ - Good Friday
Mar 28~ - Easter Monday
Apr 19 - Birthday of King Mswati III
Apr 25 - National Flag Day
May 1 - Labour Day
May 5~ - Ascension
Jul 22 - Birthday of the Late King Sobhuza II
Aug/Sep* - Umhlanga, Reed Dance Day
Sep 6 - Somhlolo Day (Independence Day)
Dec/Jan* - Incwala Ceremony
Dec 25 - Christmas Day
Dec 26 - Boxing Day

Ps: The dates of the Umhlanga and Incwala ceremonies(*) vary according to local sightings of the moon. Besides, the Festivals' dates(~) given above are also subject to change in every new year.

Phone Codes

Country Code: 268

Resources

Market Research

CIA - The World Factbook - Kingdom of Swaziland
This website indicates a wide range of detail information about Swaziland by introducing under 8 different fields as its geography,people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, transnational issues. 

About Swaziland
There is available to find out Swaziland's general outlook on the issues of its social and business profile, passport/visa, money, accommodation, government, duty free, health and so forth.

Business Directory - Swaziland
Wow-directory offers business resources and services by creating cross-referenced categories in business opportunities for Swaziland as business to business, classifieds, cooperatives, directories, organizations & trade.

Lex Africa: Business Guide: Swaziland
The African Law Firm Network examines Swaziland in order to get comprehensive business outlook for the potential investors seeking business opportunities in Swaziland.

Business in Swaziland
This website provides an extensive information gateway for Swaziland in terms of doing business with Swaziland, legal guides to establish business in Swaziland and so forth.

Swaziland Business
Mbendi serves as business oriented directory providing an ultimate African Business Source for the potential investors seeking new business opportunities in Swaziland including the list of industries for Swaziland.

Swaziland - INDEX
There is available to find out a list of sites where you can expect to find specific information about Congo Brazzaville when searching their database on the word "Swaziland".

Swaziland Post
It is the online news of Swaziland that supplies both national and international news primarily on the issues of politics, economy & business.

Business, News & Economy Directories for Swaziland
S2E Spanish to English offers Swaziland Small Business Directory which covers business opportunities, professional services and solutions for investors in Swaziland via displaying Swaziland business news, suppliers, industries, equipment, manufacturers, marketing & consulting.

U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs - For Swaziland
U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs creates a wide range of research named as Consular Information Sheet about Swaziland in terms of analyzing its social, political, cultural & economic environments.

World Trade Organization(WTO) : Swaziland
World Trade Organization(WTO) supplies the trade & business information about Swaziland in order to display & evaluate the recent economic and business developments, customs, export/import regulations and so forth.

Trade Information

Swaziland Federation of Trade Unions
This organization dedicates to improve business & trade relations of Swaziland by giving feedback about recent business & economic developments in Swaziland.

Embassy Listings For Swaziland
There are listed the embassies of Swaziland including the embassies' contact information.

Swaziland Government Online
It displays the structure of Swaziland government by looking at its political units, branches, ministries and so forth in details.

Selection of Websites - For Swaziland
Export Services creates a list of useful institutions, organizations, agencies and so forth related to export & business in Swaziland by providing contact information of the institutions, as well.

 
 
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