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Tips on acing your Fulbright Scholarship application

It’s that time of the year again; the United States Embassy in Eswatini recently announced the opening of applications for the 2019-2020 J. William Fulbright Scholarships. Last year, Eswatini Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (ESEPARC) energy policy analyst, Tanele Magongo, was one of the…

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ESEPARC team lights a fire at Londunduma High School

On Wednesday (February 13), a team of Eswatini Policy Analysis and Research Centre (ESEPARC) researchers visited Londunduma High School in the Hhohho region to motivate learners and inform them about the importance of education and available opportunities in their prospective careers. The researchers were welcomed…

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ESEPARC signs MoU with UNISA School of Governance

The Eswatini Economic Policy Analysis and Research Centre (ESEPARC) has entered into a partnership with the University of South Africa’s (UNISA) School of Governance that will see the two institutions collaborate on issues and activities regarding economic policy research and analysis. The partnership entails ESEPARC…

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VAT on electricity study presented to govt stakeholders

As the energy sector in Eswatini continues to face challenges – from uncertainties in sustainable power supply from Eskom to the introduction of cost-reflective tariffs – there is still the pressing issue of the proposed introduction of value added tax (VAT) on electricity. Last year,…

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Is govt formulating policies that go against facts?

The President of Business Eswatini, Andrew Le Roux, has raised concerns that government seems to be formulating policies that go against the evidence and facts provided through research. He cited a number of ESEPARC studies whose recommendations have seemingly not been taken into account but…