Eswatini

Background

The Kingdom of Eswatini is located in the southern part of Africa bordered by the Republic of Mozambique to the east and the rest by South Africa. It comprises magnificent mountain scenery with unique, ancient rock formations, which are a source of fascination for geologists, scholars and visitors. Mbabane is the administrative capital of Eswatini while Manzini is another major city and Matsapa the industrial town. The SiSwati and English languages are official languages which are widely spoken in the country while Government combines the western concept of Government with the traditional system and the people elect representatives to Parliament.

Country Profile

Head of State: His Majesty, King Mswati III

Head of Government: Prime Minister Right Honourable
Ambrose Mandvulo Dlamini

Capital City: Lobamba (royal and legislative)
Mbabane (administrative)

GDP: USD 4.7Billion 

Independence Day: 6 September 1968

Languages: siSwati, English

Currency: Lilangeni (SZL) E1 = 100 cents

Area/Size of country (km²): 17,364

Natural resources: sugar, food products, wood pulp and wildlife

Government website link: http://www.gov.sz

Eswatini COMESA National Focal Point

Mr Bertram B. Stewart
COMESA National Contact Point

Principal Secretary
Ministry of Economic Planning and Development
4th Floor – Ministry of Finance Building
P O Box 602
Mbabane H100, Eswatini

Tel: +268 2404 8144
Fax: +268 2404 2157
Mobile: +268 7606 3201
Email: StewartB@gov.szbstewart@realnet.co.szbertramb.stewart@yahoo.com

 cc:      cm.nyandza@yahoo.commagongoch@gov.sz

Nelisiwe Simelane – PS Secretary  –  simelanenelz@gmail.com

Sibongile Mdluli – Programme officer – mdluli.sbs@gmail.com

Permanent Representative to COMESA

H.E. Mrs Dumisile T. Sukati

Address : High Commissioner

715 Government Avenue

Cnr. Blackwood and Government Avenue Streets

ARCADIA 0083

P.O. Box 14294

Hatfield 0028

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA

+27 12 3441910/17

pretoria@swazihighcom.co.za