Africa's last absolute monarchy sees growing calls for change

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Protesters in Eswatini - formerly known as Swaziland - have defied a curfew to call for constitutional reforms.

They are demanding democracy and an elected prime minister.

Unconfirmed reports emerged on social media, saying King Mswati fled late last night following civil unrest.


Al Jazeera's Alexi O'Brien reports.

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