Election Update 2003 Swaziland No 1

This press release has several articles which was written by different authors. Jackie Kalley discussed the historical background of Swaziland – how the country came into being. Wole Olaleye discussed the Geography, population and the Economic Structure of Swaziland. Matlosa discussed several important matters under the Constitutional Development with subheadings: defining the constitutional crisis, constitutional engineering and the road to democracy and Current efforts towards constitutional reforms. Claude Kabemba discussed the Struggle for Political power in Swaziland. Shumbana Karume examined the political perspectives in Swaziland’s electoral process. He also discussed election administration, voter education and electioneering. Khabela Matlosa reviewed the previous elections, and party politics as well as previous elections in Swaziland .