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Last dance for Africa's last absolute monarch?

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Jonathan W. Rosen LOBAMBA, Swaziland—It's fast approaching dusk at the Ludzidzini Royal Compound when King Mswati III makes his long-awaited entrance. For hours, the royal stadium has been a spectacle of song and dance, as thousands of young women and girls from across the Kingdom of Swaziland, dressed in beaded skirts and colorful sashes that expose their thighs and breasts, performed for the guests assembled. Continue Reading

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