CANGO Press Statement on the Budget Speech Delivered by Minister of Finance on 27 February 2019

CANGO Press Statement on the Budget Speech Delivered by Minister of Finance on 27 February 2019 04 March 2019 The Coordinating Assembly of Non-Governmental Organisations (CANGO) wishes to acknowledge the Minister of Finance Neal Rijkenberg’s maiden budget speech of E22.97 billion which he presented on Wednesday 27th February 2019 at the first session of the [...]

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 Call for TB in the Mining Sector (TIMS) CSOs Implementing Partners

Introduction: Background to Global Fund Supported Tuberculosis in the Mining Sector (TIMS) programme Southern Africa remains the worst affected region by TB due to a myriad of factors and the mining sector is no exception given its TB susceptibility and vulnerability factors. As such, 15 southern African leaders signed the declaration on TB in the [...]

CANGO reaction to the King’s Speech from the Throne on the official opening of the 11th Parliament held at Lobamba on 8th February 2019

12th February 2019 To: All Media Introduction The Coordinating Assembly of NGOs (CANGO) would also like to applaud the Kings Speech from the Throne which set the tone for the government’s expected annual operations for 2019/2010. His Majesty King Mswati III His Majesty’s Speech underlined the economic crisis facing the country and the need for [...]

Preliminary statement for the Secondary Elections the Eswatini Elections Support Network (EESN)

Background Information: The Eswatini Elections Support Network which operates under the auspices of the Coordinating Assembly of NGOs (CANGO) which  is a fully operational Network comprising of 10 Non-Governmental Organisations which focus primarily on elections undertook an observer mission for the national primary elections of the Kingdom of Eswatini. The network deployed 120 observers across [...]

Report on Determining Better Investments for Children in Eswatini: Health, Education, Social Protection & Acess to Justice.

The Coordinating Assembly of NGOs commissioned a desktop research to determine better investments for children in Swaziland. The research aimed to bring to the fore the size and extent of government expenditure on children and the existence policies supporting such expenditures. Since the research was mainly a desk review, several government budget and expenditure documents [...]

Report on the Availability of Disaggregated Data for Widows, Women with Disabilties and the Elderly in the Kingdom of Eswatini

  In searching for available data on women with disabilities, widows and elderly women in Swaziland is a very difficult task. This study attempts to document data for women with disabilities and the elderly women, and widows. Some data was identified from certain qualitative reports on disability in general, the elderly people and widows. Countries [...]