It’s time for SADC to show some steel
In SADC, in the African Union and, indeed, even in our own ANC government, we don’t like conflict, we don’t like taking the harsh decisions, we don’t like standing up for justice.
Eswatini soldiers and police officers are seen on the streets near the Oshoek Border Post between Eswatini and South Africa on July 1, 2021. - Demonstrations escalated radically in Eswatini this week as protesters took to the streets demanding immediate political reforms.
Activists say eight people were killed and dozens injured in clashes with police.
Internet access has been limited while shops and banks are shuttered, straining communication and limiting access to basic goods under a dawn-to-dusk curfew. (Photo by - / AFP)