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    Swaziland teachers strike over poor pay

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    Al Jazeera English

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    Thousands of teachers in Swaziland are striking over poor pay. They are calling for a 4.5 per cent wage increase. Many say widespread corruption in the government, including state-sponsored extravagance of the country's king, has caused a massive inequality gap between the rich and poor. 70 per cent of Swaziland's population live on less than two dollars a day, while the king as one of the richest royals in the world. Haru Mutasa is in Swaziland,