mbabane mbabane

Definition(s):

  • (n) capital of Swaziland; located in northwestern Swaziland

News

  • Swaziland king opens 'white elephant' airport

    Mbabane (Swaziland) (AFP) - Swaziland's King Mswati III on Friday inaugurated a new $280-million airport in the tiny nation even though the project is years away from being operational and has been dubbed a "white elephant" by critics. It has taken 11 years to build the airport, at a cost equivalent to almost 10 percent of the impoverished mountain kingdom's 2012 Gross Domestic Product ...
    on March 8, 2014     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "When we return from Mbabane and if we get to form the government we will, from the start, have a problem of trust," said Tsvangirai.
    on Oct 18, 2008 By: Morgan Tsvangirai Source: Reuters South Africa

  2. "Back then, 60 percent to 70 percent of the beds at the Mbabane government hospital were filled with Aids patients. Today, doctors said the figure is 90 percent. It is a manifestation of the havoc brought by the pandemic," Lewis said.
    on Mar 19, 2004 By: Stephen Lewis Source: Independent Online

  3. "The negotiations are continuing. And on Monday we will all of us be meeting with the troika of the SADC organ on politics in Mbabane, in Swaziland, because they are meeting and they want to hear a report about how far the negotiations have...
    on Oct 19, 2008 By: Thabo Mbeki Source: Voice of America

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