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Foreign Trade and Business in Eswatini (Swaziland), Mbabane, Lobamba, Manzini

The Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland) is a Southern African landlocked country

  1. Umbuso we Swatini in Swati language
  2. Mbabane is the administrative, economic and commercial capital of Eswatini and the largest Liswati city
  3. Lobamba is the royal capital of Eswatini (Swaziland)
  4. Largest cities of Eswatini (Swaziland): Manzini (second largest Liswati city), Mbabane, Nhlangano and Siteki
  5. Other Swazi cities are Ezulwini, Matsapha, Hlatikhulu, Pigg's Peak, Simunye and Big Bend
  6. Eswatini (Swaziland) is a lower middle-income developing country
  7. Main Swazi economic activities: mining (diamonds, coal, gold... 13% of the GDP), agribusiness (agriculture: sugar, sugar cane, cotton, tobacco, rice, corn), tourism and manufacturing industry (textiles)
  8. Services: 50% of the GDP
  9. Unemployment: 34% of the population
  10. 75% of the population work in subsistence agriculture in the Lands of the Swazi Nation
  11. Largest trading partners: South Africa, the United States and the EU
  12. Borders of Eswatini: South Africa (430 kilometres) and Mozambique (105 kilometres)

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Eswatini (Swaziland): Study, Business, Foreign Trade Swazi Students from Eswatini (Swaziland)

  1. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  2. Doctorates: African Business, Global Logistics, World Trade

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  1. Swazi population: 1,4 million inhabitants
    1. Population density of Eswatini: 82.7 inhabitants / km²
    2. 26% of the adult Swazi population is infected with HIV / AIDS
  2. Area of Eswatini is of 17.363 km²
    1. Eswatini is less than 200 kilometres from north to south and 130 kilometres from east to west
    2. Eswatini is one of the smallest African countries
  3. Several rivers cross Eswatini, such as the Great Usutu River, Lubombo (eastern border with Mozambique), Ngwavuma and Mbuluzi

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  1. Eswatini is an absolutist Monarchy
    1. King (Head of state): Mswati III (Ngwenyama)
  2. Eswatini obtained its Independence from the United Kingdom in 1968
  3. Calling code of Eswatini: 268
  4. Code top-level domain of Eswatini: .sz
  5. Currency of Eswatini: Lilangeni (SZL​)
    1. Lilangeni is anchored to the South African Rand

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Transport and Logistics in Eswatini

  1. National Road network: 1,500 kilometres
    1. MR1 Mbabane - Piggs Peak - Jeppes Reef (border with South Africa)
    2. MR3 Ngwenya, border with South Africa - Mbabane - Manzini - Hlane - Lomashasha, border with Mozambique - is the most important road.
    3. MR8 Manzini - Big Bend - Lavumisa, border with South Africa.
    4. MR9 Manzini - Nhlangano - Mahamba, border with South Africa.
    5. MR11 Nhlangano - Lavumisa, border with South Africa.
    6. MR19 Mbabane - Nertson, border with South Africa.
  2. Sikhuphe International Airport
  3. Nearest ports
    1. Port of Maputo (Mozambique, 80 kilometres)
    2. Port of Durban (South Africa, distance from Durban to Mbabane: 537 kilometres)

Ports of Mozambique, Maputo, Nacala, Beira. Access to South Africa, Eswatini

The four districts of Eswatini are:

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Swazi Region: Hhohho

  1. Capital: Mbabane
  2. Area: 3,625
  3. Population: 0.3

Swazi Region: Lubombo

  1. Capital: Siteki
  2. Area: 5,849
  3. Population: 0.2

Swazi Region: Manzini

  1. Capital: Manzini
  2. Area: 4,093
  3. Population: 0.3

Swazi Region: Shiselweni

  1. Capital: Nhlangano
  2. Area: 3,786
  3. Population: 0.2

(population in a million people)

Trade Organisations

  1. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  2. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  3. COMESA-EAC-SADC Agreement
  4. SACU
  5. India-SACU Agreement
  6. Commonwealth

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Rwanda, the Seychelles, Sudan, Eswatini, Uganda, Zambia...

  1. African Development Bank
  2. African Union
  4. Economic Commission for Africa

Swaziland exports

Swazis are the main Swazi ethnic group (84% of the population)

  1. Zulu: 10% of the population
  2. Tsona: 3% of the population
  3. Small population of white Africans (British and Afrikaners descendants)

Religions in Eswatini

  1. Christianity (88% of Swazi)
  2. Traditional African Religions

COMESA-EAC-SADC  Tripartite Agreement (Free trade area)

Languages of Eswatini

The official languages of Eswatini are SiSwati and English (language of business, press, education).

  1. 2.5 million people speak SiSwati
  2. SiSwati (Swati) is a Bantu language of Nguni group
  3. SiSwati is spoken in Eswatini and South Africa (one of the official languages)

Other spoken languages in Eswatini are Zulu and Tsonga.

Portuguese has been introduced as a third language in schools, due to its proximity to Mozambique.

History of Eswatini (Swaziland)

  1. 27,000 years: prehistoric rock art paintings
  2. The first known inhabitants were the Khoisan hunter-gatherers (Bantu migrations)
  3. 4th century: introduction of agriculture
  4. 11th century: Sotho and Nguni ancestral languages
  5. Swazi settlers
  6. Ngwane village (King Sobhuza I, capital in Zombodze)
  7. 19th century: unification of the territory by King Mswati II
  8. 1903: after the British victory in the Anglo-Boer War, Eswatini became a British protectorate
  9. 1968: independence (United Kingdom)

Higher Education in Eswatini

Ministry of Education of Eswatini

  1. University of Eswatini
  2. Nazarene University of South Africa
  3. Christian University of Eswatini
  4. Campus of the University of Creative Technology of Limkokwing (Mbabane)
  5. University College of Technology of Eswatini

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